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Night traffic ban at Male Madeshwara Hills in two months
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Night traffic ban at Male Madeshwara Hills in two months

Mysuru: Buoyed by the success of night traffic ban at Bandipur Tiger Reserve and Nagarahole National Park where roadkills have been significantly reduced over the years, the Forest Department is all set to ban vehicular traffic from 9 pm to 6 am on Male Madeshwara Hills (MM Hills) Wildlife Sanctuary road and roads that cut…

Rain can’t change Leopard’s spots!
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Rain can’t change Leopard’s spots!

When rain falls on a leopard, it wets him but does not wash off his spots. This Ghanaian proverb is a more elaborate version of the well-known saying “a leopard can’t change its spots.” In the same way that no matter how long a leopard stands in the rain, its spots will never wash away,…

Rare black leopard injured in territorial fight
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Rare black leopard injured in territorial fight

The rare male black leopard at Nagarahole (Kabini Backwaters) has been badly injured below its eyes. Forest Department officials said that the leopard might have been injured during a territorial fight with another leopard. The fight has resulted in a deep gash wound just below the left eye of the six-year-old feline. Officials said that…

Tiger Census at Nagarahole, Bandipur from tomorrow
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Tiger Census at Nagarahole, Bandipur from tomorrow

Hunsur: The personnel of Nagarahole National Park and the Bandipur Tiger Reserve have made all preparations to conduct Tiger Census-2018. The census will be held from Jan. 7 to 13 at Nagarahole and  Bandipur and from Jan. 22 to 27 (the date might extend till Feb. 3) in territorial forest divisions. The census includes study…

Safaris to be open during census with changed timings
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Safaris to be open during census with changed timings

Mysuru: The Forest Department that had decided to close wild safaris at Bandipur and Nagarahole during the census from Jan. 7 to 13 has now decided to withdraw the order giving a chance for the tourists to go on such safaris. The Department, in its earlier notification, had said that as there were chances of…

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Black is Beautiful…

BLACK BEAUTY: Here is a series of photographs of a black leopard captured by tourists who went for a safari at Nagarahole (Kabini Backwaters) yesterday. The leopard was first spotted perching on a tree at around 4.30 pm. It later climbed down and landed on the safari route giving a perfect photo opportunity for shutterbugs….

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