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Radio-collared tusker from TN creates havoc in Bandipur
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Radio-collared tusker from TN creates havoc in Bandipur

October 23, 2019

Attacks two villagers; gores to death two cows To be captured and sent to Sakkrebailu Camp  Gundlupet:  A radio-collared wild tusker from Tamil Nadu attacked two persons, including a farmer and a villager on the outskirts of Bandipur Tiger Reserve yesterday. The injured — Siddaiah and Swamy from Hangala village in Gundlupet taluk — have…

From Nagarahole to Bandipur: T-18’s 80-km journey
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From Nagarahole to Bandipur: T-18’s 80-km journey

October 16, 2019

Mysuru: The tiger that was tranquillised and captured near Bandipur Tiger Reserve on Sunday is under close observation at the Chamundi Rescue and Rehabilitation Centre set up by Mysuru Zoo at Koorgalli on the outskirts of Mysuru. The middle-aged tiger is in a healthy condition, Forest Department officials said. In a massive hunting operation lasting…

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…

Night traffic ban in Bandipur will stay: Centre to Kerala CM
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Night traffic ban in Bandipur will stay: Centre to Kerala CM

September 27, 2019

Union Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar reiterates that the night ban cannot be lifted as the forests serve as a critical tiger habitat New Delhi: In a relief to environmentalists, the Union Government has reiterated that night traffic ban on the Highway that passes through the Bandipur Tiger Reserve will not be allowed. The Highway connects…

Kerala CM bats for elevated road through Bandipur
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Kerala CM bats for elevated road through Bandipur

August 25, 2019

Thiruvananthapuram: Despite Supreme Court directing the continuation of the overnight traffic ban on the National Highway (NH) running through the core area of the Bandipur Tiger Reserve, Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan yesterday batted in favour of an elevated highway through the Bandipur National Park connecting Wayanad in Kerala and Mysuru  in Karnataka.  Vijayan, in…

Bandipur Night Traffic Ban will stay, rules Apex Court
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Bandipur Night Traffic Ban will stay, rules Apex Court

August 8, 2019

New Delhi: The Supreme Court yesterday directed the continuation of the overnight traffic ban on the National Highway (NH) running through the core area of the Bandipur Tiger Reserve. A Bench of Justice Rohinton Nariman and Surya Kant asked the Centre to come up with a permanent solution which would keep the endangered species away…

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…

Elephant charges at car in Bandipur
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Elephant charges at car in Bandipur

May 10, 2019

Gundlupet:   While a wild tusker entered human habitation and attacked a car at Kutta, in Bandipur, another tusker attacked a car inside the forest area. Here too, the occupants of the car had a providential escape. This incident occurred last evening when Vinod, a resident of Bengaluru was proceeding towards Ooty along with two of…

Summer Rush: Tourists throng Bandipur en-route to Ooty
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Summer Rush: Tourists throng Bandipur en-route to Ooty

April 24, 2019

Gundlupet: One of the tourist destinations that never fail to impress the tourists are the wildlife sanctuaries. The tension and delight in spotting the animals in the wild is what makes these visits an adventure. In the light of the summer holidays, like every year the Bandipur National Park and the neighbouring Gopalaswamy Betta are…

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