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Elephant Rohit damages tourist’s car
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Elephant Rohit damages tourist’s car

August 23, 2019

Gundlupet: Elephant Rohit, who has been selected to participate in Dasara festivities, has damaged a tourist’s car near the Bandipur Safari ticket counter at Melukamanahalli in Bandipur National Park yesterday afternoon. Three elephants — Jayaprakash, Rohit and Lakshmi of Rampura Elephant Camp in Bandipur — which were selected for this year’s Dasara, were readied by…

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 menace at villages bordering Bandipur Forest
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Tiger-Leopard menace at villages bordering Bandipur Forest

July 5, 2019

Gundlupet: Villagers of Hundipura, Triyambhakapura, Kaggala and surrounding villages bordering Bandipur Tiger Reserve are living in a sense of fear and have also lost a few of their livestock to tigers and leopards. A tiger has killed a cow belonging to Kariaiah of Hundipura village which was tied in the cow shed. Though the Forest…

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…

Carcasses of tigers found at Bandipur, Muddanahalli Forest
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Carcasses of tigers found at Bandipur, Muddanahalli Forest

June 20, 2019

Gundlupet/ Periyapatna: In separate incidents, the Forest Department staff have found carcasses of two tigers at Bandipur National Park, Gundlupet and at Muddanahalli Forest in Periyapatna taluk. In the first incident, the Forest staff have found the carcass of a seven-year-old tiger at Chikkanahalla area of Moolehole Range in Bandipur National Park. It is said…

Carcasses of tigress, leopard found
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Carcasses of tigress, leopard found

May 29, 2019

Gundlupet: Carcasses of a 6-year-old tigress and a 7-year-old leopard have been found in a highly decomposed state at Vontigudda behind Skandagiri Parvathi Hill in the taluk. A youths who had followed the pug marks of a big wild cat, that had attacked a calf, found the carcass of the leopard on the rock and…

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…

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