Tag: Bandipur Tiger Reserve

Soligas track elusive tiger
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Soligas track elusive tiger

October 14, 2019

Five-day tiger trapping operation concludes amidst high drama Sedated big cat shifted to Koorgalli Rehab Centre in Mysuru Feline had walked from Nagarahole to Bandipur in search of territory Forest staffers compare unique marks on animal with camera trap images Melukamanahalli (Bandipur): After a massive operation launched since the last five days, Forest Department officials…

Operation to trap elusive tigress enters fifth day
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Operation to trap elusive tigress enters fifth day

October 13, 2019

Feline gives the slip to search team; feasts on new-born elephant calf at Maguvinahalli Soliga tribals, who are adept at hunting on foot, will be roped in to track the big cat Gundlupet: Forest officials, who were hoping to tranquillise and capture the tigress that had reportedly killed two villagers on the fringes of Bandipur…

Hunt for Tiger continues
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Hunt for Tiger continues

October 10, 2019

Mysuru:  Villages of Hundipura and Chowdahalli and surrounding villages including Moorkalgudda on the fringes of Bandipur Tiger Reserve have been cordoned off and declared out-of-bounds for villagers, cattle-grazers, safari tourists and the public following a massive operation to capture the elusive tiger which is said to have killed two men in the span of one…

Tigress run over by speeding vehicle, confirms post-mortem
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Tigress run over by speeding vehicle, confirms post-mortem

July 28, 2019

Gundlupet: The sub adult tigress which was found dead yesterday morning at Maguvinahalli village inside Bandipur Tiger Reserve was run over by a goods vehicle. It was earlier suspected that the feline died after a fierce battle with a wild boar. Even the partially eaten body of the boar was found nearby giving credence to…

Tiger, wild boar die after fierce battle
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Tiger, wild boar die after fierce battle

July 27, 2019

Gundlupet: A tiger was killed in a fierce battle with a wild boar at Maguvinahalli village inside the Bandipur Tiger Reserve. The village comes under Himavad Gopalaswamy Range of the National Park. The incident occurred last night or early this morning and the feline’s carcass was found by Forest Watchers who were on their usual…

Tiger, leopard poisoning case One among six accused arrested
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Tiger, leopard poisoning case One among six accused arrested

July 14, 2019

Mysuru: The Forest Department has arrested one among the six persons accused of allegedly poisoning a tiger and leopard at Parvathi Betta in Bandipur Tiger Reserve on May 28. The Forest Department personnel had found the carcasses of the two wild cats which had died in a suspicious manner and had registered a case. The…

RFO injured in tiger attack near Gundlupet
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RFO injured in tiger attack near Gundlupet

July 2, 2019

Gundlupet: A Range Forest Officer (RFO), who had gone for an inspection after a tiger was sighted at an agricultural field, was injured when the tiger attacked him at the field in Kallipura village here yesterday. The injured is Raghavendra Agase, RFO of Gopalaswamy Hill coming under Bandipur Tiger Reserve. Details: Farmers, who had sighted…

Bandipur Safari Track to be widened by 10 metres
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Bandipur Safari Track to be widened by 10 metres

June 26, 2019

Mysuru: Keeping in mind the safety of people going for safari at the Bandipur Tiger Reserve and to facilitate the smooth movement of safari vehicles, the Forest Department has proposed to widen the safari routes by 20 metres from the existing 10 metres.  This move is to prevent wild animals from attacking the safari vehicles…

Centre says no to highways through wildlife sanctuaries
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Centre says no to highways through wildlife sanctuaries

June 16, 2019

A full stop to Kerala’s efforts to revoke the night ban on traffic through Bandipur Tiger Reserve Bengaluru: The Ministry of Road Transport and Highways (MoRTH) that had proposed to build an elevated highway through Bandipur Tiger Reserve a few months ago, has made a sudden U-turn on its stand. Going a step further, the…

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