Tag: Karnataka Forest Department

KRS Leopard trapped
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KRS Leopard trapped

February 11, 2021

Srirangapatna: Tourists flocking Brindavan Gardens and officials manning the Krishna Raja Sagar (KRS) Dam in Mandya have heaved a sigh of relief as the elusive leopard that was roaming around the Dam vicinity has finally been trapped last night.  The feline, in search of food, voluntarily entered a cage placed by the Forest  Department.  Today…

Made it out !
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Made it out !

January 20, 2021

A wild elephant, which had ventured into the backwaters of Nugu Dam in Saragur taluk, was found struggling to free itself after getting entangled to the fishing nets at 6 am yesterday. Though efforts were made by the Forest and Police Department personnel to go close to it to rescue it, their attempts failed as…

Jumbo Rescue!
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Jumbo Rescue!

January 19, 2021

An elephant gets entangled in fishing net in Nugu Backwaters, battles for life; Freed eight hours later Saragur: In a jumbo rescue operation, a wild elephant, which  was found struggling to free itself after its legs got entangled in the fishing nets cast by fishermen in Nugu backwaters in H.D. Kote taluk this morning, was…

Leopard menace at Hunsur
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Leopard menace at Hunsur

January 12, 2021

Villagers urge Forest Officials to trap the feline soon Hunsur: A leopard, spotted at Ramapattana village in the taluk frequently, is killing cattle and though the Forest officials have placed a cage to trap the leopard about 10 days back, the feline has not been trapped and is playing hide and seek with the Forest…

Bandipur visitor area  spruced up
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Bandipur visitor area spruced up

January 7, 2021

Pergolas, walkways, artistic arches greet visitors Senna spectabilis weed wood aesthetically shaped and designed to beautify cottage, dormitory area By M.T. Yogesh Kumar Bandipur Tiger Reserve, known for tigers, leopards and elephants and a host of other wild fauna and flora, is witnessing a surge in tourist footfall these days and on an average 500…

Bird Flu Scare: Birds under watch
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Bird Flu Scare: Birds under watch

January 6, 2021

Avian behaviour monitored hourly Ranganathittu Bird Sanctuary remains open Disinfectant palate created to step into while entering the boating area Srirangapatna/Mysuru: Close to the heels of outbreak of bird flu in Kerala, the Karnataka Forest Department has sounded high alert in its bird sanctuaries and water bodies under its limits and also of those under…

Urban forests keep city breathing freely
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Urban forests keep city breathing freely

January 4, 2021

High-density plantations implemented at Hebbal Lake and near Cheluvamba Park; more areas identified Mysore/Mysuru: The Forest Department has set its sights on increasing the green cover in city as part of its strategies to mitigate the effects of climate change. For this, they have adopted a policy ‘forest within the city’ and has officially implemented…

Four arrested for attempting to sell Sand Boa snake
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Four arrested for attempting to sell Sand Boa snake

January 2, 2021

Mysore/Mysuru: The Forest Department personnel have arrested four persons while they were trying to sell a Sand Boa snake and have seized one bike and one scooter besides rescuing the snake. The arrested are Manjunath of Marigowdanahundi, Devalapura in the taluk, Venugopal of Hinkal in Mysuru, Shrungar and Siddaraju of Hanur in Chamarajanagar district. The…

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