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Bountiful rains smile on Bandipur denizens
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Bountiful rains smile on Bandipur denizens

December 26, 2019

Mysuru: Heavy rains that lashed Chamarajanagar district since the arrival of South-West and North-East monsoon has brought relief to the denizens of Bandipur National Park. Almost all the lakes inside the Park have been filled up. The Bandipur Tiger Reserve is spread across 1,02,700 hectares (1,027 sq kms) and the forest area covers a total…

Bandipur Fire Watchers to be insured for life
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Bandipur Fire Watchers to be insured for life

December 19, 2019

By M.T. Yogesh Kumar Mysuru: The Forest Department has come forward to protect the lives of Bandipur Forest Fire Watchers, who risk their lives to prevent and also to control forest fires. For the first time, life insurance facility is being provided to the Fire Watchers besides taking steps to guard the forest 24 hours…

Centre suggests alternative routes bypassing Bandipur
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Centre suggests alternative routes bypassing Bandipur

November 16, 2019

New Delhi: The Union Ministry of Road Transport and National Highways has agreed to consider alternative routes to connect between Gundlupet and Sulthan Batheri in Kerala instead of NH-212 (now NH 766) which passes through Bandipur Tiger Reserve. The Ministry has filed an affidavit in the Supreme Court yesterday saying that State Highway-90 (Hunsur-Talacauvery) and…

Wildlife Ambassador actor Srimurali visits Bandipur
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Wildlife Ambassador actor Srimurali visits Bandipur

November 7, 2019

Gundlupet: Sandalwood actor Srimurali, who is also the Wildlife Ambassador, visited Bandipur National Park yesterday. Murali, who visited Bandipur for the first time after being made as the Wildlife Ambassador by the Forest Department, spoke with the officials at the Project Tiger office and collected information on man-animal conflicts. He later visited the houses of…

Stakeholders bat for Bandipur Night Traffic Ban
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Stakeholders bat for Bandipur Night Traffic Ban

November 4, 2019

Mysuru: Wildlife activists and stakeholders from Karnataka want to maintain status quo on the movement of vehicles on National Highway passing through Bandipur Tiger Reserve in Gundlupet taluk of Chamarajanagar district. They made their stand clear at a programme organised at the Institution of Engineers-India (IEI)  on JLB Road in city yesterday. They also opined…

Abhimanyu team locks radio-collared tusker from TN
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Abhimanyu team locks radio-collared tusker from TN

October 24, 2019

Mysuru:  The radio-collared wild tusker from Tamil Nadu that had attacked two persons, including a farmer and a villager on the outskirts of Bandipur Tiger Reserve, has finally been captured this morning. The tusker had also gored to death two cows. The Forest Department had launched an operation to capture the elephant. The elephant, with…

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…

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