Tag: Nagarahole National Park

Anechowkur Gate area classified as Tiger Zone
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Anechowkur Gate area classified as Tiger Zone

August 21, 2019

* Night ban on travelling might be imposed * Nagarahole Conservator of Forests allays apprehension Mysuru: The Kallahalla Range of Nagarahole National Park has been handed over by the Centre to the Tiger Zone under the Nagarahole Tiger Reserve. This means, the Anechowkur Gate that connects Mysuru and Bengaluru to South Kodagu will come under…

Gajapayana: Dasara elephants leave Anekadu Camp for Veeranahosahalli
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Gajapayana: Dasara elephants leave Anekadu Camp for Veeranahosahalli

August 21, 2019

First batch of six elephants to arrive in city tomorrow Mysuru: Gajapayana, the march of Dasara elephants, will begin tomorrow morning at Veeranahosahalli Gate bordering Nagarahole National Park and the first batch of six elephants, led by Howdah Elephant Arjuna will be transported to city later in the evening. Gajapayana will be launched after Priest…

Three poachers arrested inside Nagarahole National Park
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Three poachers arrested inside Nagarahole National Park

July 27, 2019

Hunsur: In an effort to curb the entry of poachers, illegal miners, timber smugglers and encroachers while protecting forests, frontline Forest Department employees at Nagarahole National Park have arrested three poachers with arms and ammunition. Department staff cornered the three persons on the night of July 25 while they were trying to make an entry…

Wild elephants destroy standing crops
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Wild elephants destroy standing crops

July 2, 2019

Hunsur: Wild elephants, which raided the agricultural fields at villages bordering Anechowkur in Nagarahole National Park on Saturday, have destroyed the standing crops causing losses to the tune of lakhs of rupees to the farmers. Though the Forest Department has undertaken repair works of elephant trenches to prevent wild elephants from entering the fields, elephants…

Tourists flock Dammanakatte to see tigers, ‘Black Beauty’
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Tourists flock Dammanakatte to see tigers, ‘Black Beauty’

June 26, 2019

Increased demand on weekends and holidays, one more safari trip added Mysuru: Following increased demand for safari at Dammanakatte Forest amidst Kabini backwaters in Antharasanthe Forest Range of Nagarahole National Park, the Forest Department has included one additional safari trip on weekends and holidays.  The existing safari timings have been restricted to one-and-a-half hours and…

Close shave for couple in tusker attack
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Close shave for couple in tusker attack

May 10, 2019

Madikeri: A couple saved life from an angry elephant when the wild tusker attacked a  car and tried to crush it on the fringes of Nagarahole National Park. This spine-chilling incident happened at Kutta in South Kodagu when a wild elephant suddenly came out from a coffee estate and charged at the car and tried…

Capturing tiger without killing earns accolades
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Capturing tiger without killing earns accolades

February 6, 2019

Tiger recuperating at Chamundi Rescue Centre; eats 8-kg meat daily; roars continuously at nights By M.T. Yogesh Kumar Mysuru: If the Maharashtra Forest Department and that State Government faced intense criticism for killing man-eater tigress T-1 (Avni) at Maharashtra’s Yavatmal recently, the Karnataka Forest Department officers in the Mysuru and Nagarahole ranges have received accolades…

Forest conservation is responsibility of all, says Nagarahole Park Director
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Forest conservation is responsibility of all, says Nagarahole Park Director

January 27, 2019

Hunsur: Conservator of Forests  and Director of Nagarahole National Park K.M. Narayanswamy said that conservation of forests, protection of flora and fauna, biodiversity are also the responsibility of people. Speaking at the one-day workshop on prevention of forest fires at Veeranahosalli in the taluk recently, he said there are various causes for forest fires and…

Tusker dies trying to leap over forest Railway line fencing
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Tusker dies trying to leap over forest Railway line fencing

December 15, 2018

Hanagodu: A forty-year-old healthy tusker died while trying to leap over a fence that was laid using old Railway tracks at Nagarahole Forest Division of Nagarahole National Park. The elephant was stuck in the iron railing and could neither move forward nor jump backward and died a painful death. The incident occurred in the wee…

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