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Entry into National Parks banned
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Entry into National Parks banned

March 16, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: The authorities have banned entry into Nagarahole and Bandipur National Parks till Mar. 23 as precautionary measure to prevent spread of Coronavirus.  Authorities have also banned Safari in these two Parks. The decision was taken to safeguard the interests of the visiting public as well as the animals, according to a press release.  However,…

Lakeside Frolic
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Lakeside Frolic

March 5, 2020

Deer do regularly use their speed and agility to navigate dangerous situations like escaping from predators or other intruders, chasing competitors or potential mates, and to access better locations of cover or food. This fawn too has got the jumping instinct from its genes and seen following its mother who is watchful of potential predators…

Stranded baby calf shifted to Mathigodu
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Stranded baby calf shifted to Mathigodu

February 9, 2020

Hanagodu: A 20-day-old elephant calf that got separated from its mother and the herd on the fringes of the Nagarahole National Park on Feb. 5 has been shifted to Mathigodu Elephant Camp for better nurture and care.  The wailing calf that had lost its way was spotted by villagers at Bharathavaadi. They informed the Forest…

Wild encounter with Bear
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Wild encounter with Bear

January 30, 2020

NOT SLOTH AT ALL: A sloth bear with a thick, shaggy coat of fur is seen using the bark of a tree to scratch its itching back inside the Nagarahole National Park last evening. The Park, with tall grasslands and dense forest cover, is an ideal place for bear habitat. As photographers clicked with their…

Nagarahole National Park receives 2,000 mm rainfall
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Nagarahole National Park receives 2,000 mm rainfall

December 26, 2019

220 ponds brimming with crystal clear water Mysuru: After a long spell of drought for four consecutive years, ponds and lakes inside Nagarahole National Park and Tiger Reserve are filled with water, thanks to over 2,000 mm (78.74 inches) rainfall this year. This has come as a boon to the parched land and wild animals…

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…

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