Tag: Nagarahole National Park

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

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

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

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…

Two tigers, tusker found dead
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Two tigers, tusker found dead

Hanagodu/ Mysuru: Two tigers and one elephant were found dead at Bandipur Tiger Reserve and Nagarahole National Park limits yesterday. The tiger, which was found dead at Bandipur Reserve, was prowling near the villages on the fringes of Himavad Gopalaswamy Hills and the Forest Department had launched a combing operation to trap the feline that…

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…

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