Tag: Karnataka Forest Department

Tiger mauls shepherd to death near Hunsur
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Tiger mauls shepherd to death near Hunsur

May 26, 2020

Hanagodu: A 65-year-old shepherd was mauled to death and carried away by a tiger on the fringes of Nagarahole National Park near Hunsur yesterday. Forest Department and the local tribals, who had launched combing operations last evening, found the half-eaten body inside the jungle this noon. Jagadeesh, a resident of Neralakuppe B. Haadi on the…

Forest staff reunites leopard cubs with mother
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Forest staff reunites leopard cubs with mother

May 23, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: The Forest Department personnel have reunited three leopard cubs with their mother, thus displaying their concern for wildlife conservation and protection. The three leopard cubs, born about four to five days ago, were found in the sugarcane field of one Honnappa in Kodanahalli in the taluk on May 17. The villagers had put the…

Leopard trapped near Talakad
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Leopard trapped near Talakad

May 23, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: A leopard, which had created panic among the villagers of Kurubalanahundi village and surrounding places in the taluk, has been trapped in a cage placed by the Forest Department. The leopard walked into the cage and was trapped inside yesterday morning. The leopard, which was active in the region, was creating panic among the…

City Engineering grad’s tryst with Snakes
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City Engineering grad’s tryst with Snakes

May 21, 2020

Rescues mother Russell’s viper along with 50 snake lets at Ranganakoppal near Bilikere  Mysore/Mysuru: Be it a Spectacled Cobra, Rat Snake, Krait, Viper etc., the tryst with birds and snakes of a Mechanical Engineering graduate from city, rushes him to the spot to rescue them with the recent rescue of a mother Russell’s Viper along…

Leopard cubs rescued from sugarcane field
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Leopard cubs rescued from sugarcane field

May 18, 2020

To be handed over to Mysuru Zoo if mother leopard does not take them back  Mysore/Mysuru: Forest Department personnel have rescued three leopard cubs from a sugarcane field belonging to one Honnappa at Kodanahalli village in the taluk on Sunday. The villagers, who saw the leopard cubs yesterday afternoon, informed the Forest Department personnel, who…

Forest Minister inspects Mysuru Zoo
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Forest Minister inspects Mysuru Zoo

April 28, 2020

Lauds Zoo staff for maintaining cleanliness Mysore/Mysuru: Forest Minister Anand Singh, who inspected the Mysuru Zoo yesterday morning, lauded the efforts of the Zoo staff for taking necessary steps to protect the health and lives of animals and birds housed in the Zoo in these trying times. Anand Singh, who had been to Kabini Backwaters…

Bandipur forest staffer who opened fire at tusker sacked
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Bandipur forest staffer who opened fire at tusker sacked

March 12, 2020

Show-cause notice issued to another employee Mysore/Mysuru: Following an outrage after a Forest Department staff opened fire at a tusker near a railway track fence in Hediyala Range of Bandipur Tiger Reserve, a temporary staff of the Department has been dismissed from service and a show-cause notice has been issued to another staffer who made…

World Wildlife Day celebrated in city
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World Wildlife Day celebrated in city

March 3, 2020

Blood donation camp marks CF Manikandan’s second death anniversary Mysore/Mysuru: World Wildlife Day-2020 was observed with the theme ‘Sustaining all life on Earth,’ which includes all animal and plant species as well as the livelihoods of people living closest to nature, at a programme organised by the Forest Department at Aranya Bhavan in Ashokapuram here…

Round-the-clock vigil over Chamundi Hill for summer fire
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Round-the-clock vigil over Chamundi Hill for summer fire

February 11, 2020

By M.T. Yogesh Kumar Mysore/Mysuru: With summer fast approaching and the lush green vegetation turning dry posing potential risk of summer fire at Chamundi Hill, the Mysuru Division Forest Department personnel have created an 80 km-long fire line atop the Hill as a precautionary measure. They are also keeping a round-the-clock vigil to prevent any…

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