Tag: Nagarahole National Park

Tiger caught in a snare amidst paddy fields rescued
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Tiger caught in a snare amidst paddy fields rescued

December 23, 2020

Ponnampet: A tiger survived the snare in which it was trapped for hours before Nagarahole National Park officials located the animal and rescued it on Wednesday.  The tiger’s leg was caught in the snare and no major injuries were identified.  The tiger was caught in the snare believed to have been laid to trap a…

Forest Department introduces ‘Time Ticket’ for travellers
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Forest Department introduces ‘Time Ticket’ for travellers

October 20, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: Following increasing number of deaths of wild animals in Nagarahole National Park and Tiger Reserve range, with the gradual spurt in vehicle density post COVID-19-induced lockdown relaxations, the Forest Department officials have re-introduced ‘Time Ticket’ that aims to restrict vehicular movement on roads coming under the range. As the Forest Department staff on patrol…

Safari resumes at Nagarahole National Park
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Safari resumes at Nagarahole National Park

October 11, 2020

Hanagodu: Safari at Nagarahole National Park, which was suspended seven months ago, has resumed from this morning. The safari has been started for five days in a week on an experimental basis from Nagarahole central point.  In order to reduce pressure on flora and fauna at the National Park and to check movement of visitors…

Two sons of farm labourer become Police Sub-Inspectors
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Two sons of farm labourer become Police Sub-Inspectors

September 19, 2020

They rejected the ST quota and wrote the exams under General Merit category Hanagodu:  Two youths hailing from a poor family that survives on the meagre money earned from farm labour have scripted a success story by becoming Police Sub-Inspectors. The family now hopes to see a better future. They hail from Boodithittu village near…

Tiger’s death at Nagarahole: A case of poaching
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Tiger’s death at Nagarahole: A case of poaching

August 27, 2020

Forest Department sniffer dog ‘Rana’ traces scent of poachers Hanagodu: The tiger that was found dead in the Kallahalla Range of Nagarahole Tiger Reserve on Tuesday was shot dead by poachers. The post-mortem that was conducted yesterday revealed gunshot wounds.  Forest officials said that this was the first such poaching incident involving a tiger in…

Nagarahole an ideal place for elephant habitat
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Nagarahole an ideal place for elephant habitat

August 17, 2020

Director of Nagarahole National Park speaks on the occasion of World Elephant Day at Mathigodu Elephant Camp Hunsur: The Nagarahole National Park is an ideal place for elephant habitat and the elephant corridor inside the Tiger Reserve is the main reason for this, opined Deputy Conservator of Forests (DCF) and Director of Nagarahole National Park…

Nagarahole, Bandipur Top 3 in Tiger Census
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Nagarahole, Bandipur Top 3 in Tiger Census

July 29, 2020

Nagarahole National Park has 11.82 tigers per 100 square kilometres and Bandipur has 7.7 Mysore/Mysuru: In what is said to be the ‘world’s largest effort invested in any wildlife survey till date’, Corbett Tiger Reserve of Uttarakhand has recorded the highest tiger density amongst 50 tiger reserves in India — it has 14 tigers per…

Rescued leopard treated and released into forest
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Rescued leopard treated and released into forest

July 22, 2020

Freed into Kaimara Forest Area in Nagarahole Mysore/Mysuru: A three-year-old leopard, which had fallen into a 100 ft. deep well at Karapura village in H.D. Kote taluk and rescued by the Forest Department after a three-day rescue operation, has been released into Kaimara Forest Area in Nagarahole Reserve Forest. The leopard, which had come in…

Safaris, resorts in Bandipur, Nagarahole out of bounds
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Safaris, resorts in Bandipur, Nagarahole out of bounds

July 10, 2020

DC appeals elected reps, public not to organise events to contain virus spread Mysore/Mysuru: A sudden spike in COVID-19 positive cases has forced the Mysuru District Administration to direct authorities of the tiger reserves and accommodation facilities to suspend their activities in H.D. Kote and Hunsur taluks.  Deputy Commissioner Abhiram G. Sankar’s order applies to…

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