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Bandipur Tiger Reserve

BANDIPUR TIGER RESERVE NEWS

Shoot tiger with 8 human kills: Maharashtra Congress MP to forest dept

October 11, 2020 4:46 pm

In a press statement released on Saturday evening, Suresh Dhanorkar, who is the only the Congress MP from the state, said the people of over a dozen villages in Rajura tehsil, part of Central Chanda forest division, were terrified and it was affecting agricultural work which is the mainstay here.

Bandipur: Wild elephant charges towards selfie seeking young men, one injured

October 24, 2019 1:41 pm

According to police, the elephant first attacked a 50-year-old villager who was grazing cattle and later chased away a youth and his four friends who tried to take a selfie.

Hunt for Bandipur tiger suspected of killing two ends in high drama

October 15, 2019 1:58 pm

Two days after capturing the tiger, forest officials are still on continuous interactions with the villagers of the area. The tiger might need another eight to ten days to come out of the trauma it experiences, after which the next step would be taken as per the Wildlife Warden's instructions,

Bandipur Tiger Reserve: Forest officers use drones, elephants, camera traps to catch ‘man-eater’

October 12, 2019 11:24 am

Last month’s suspected fatal tiger attack was reported near Hundipura village in the area where multiple tiger sightings have been reported by local residents in the last six months.

Karnataka: Search intensifies in Bandipur reserve for tiger suspected of killing 2 people, 14 cattle

October 11, 2019 10:35 am

The tiger was spotted by the camera traps at around 9.30 pm on Thursday and on 11.49 am Friday, as per the officials who are on duty in the areas. Drones, apart from 144 camera traps set up in the vicinity are also being used to spot the tiger.

Why Wayanad is protesting permanent closure of highway through Bandipur Tiger Reserve

October 03, 2019 1:21 pm

Protests in Wayanad after the Supreme Court asked the Centre for alternatives that would enable permanent closure of the Kerala-Karnataka highway that cuts through a tiger reserve. A look at both sides of the debate.

Centre brushes aside objections to widening Bandipur road

October 14, 2018 1:30 pm

Kerala, meanwhile, has sought a six-month exemption to the night traffic ban through the Bandipur tiger reserve as an interim relief “for carrying goods for needy people who have lost everything in the flood.”

End night traffic ban in tiger reserve, want to widen roads: Centre writes to Karnataka

August 02, 2018 7:11 am

Following the road kills of 215 mammals, birds and snakes between 2004 and 2007 in Bandipur, the Karnataka High Court in 2009 banned night traffic on two national highways — NH-67 and NH-212, linking Karnataka with Tamil Nadu and Kerala respectively.

Couple sells wildlife pictures to ensure animals in Bandipur Tiger Reserve don’t go thirsty

February 26, 2018 10:30 am

“We have been travelling across the country for the last 25 years but for the sale we chose pictures from the last three to four years. These are pictures taken from Kanha National Park, Corbett National Park, Ranthambore National Park and even Ladakh,” said Dr P V Subramaniam.

Karnataka rejects Kerala’s demand for lifting ban on night traffic

April 16, 2015 2:44 am

The ban was imposed in 2009 by Karnataka to prevent wild animals from being hit by speeding vehicles driving down the highway.

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