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Mumbai: 12-yr-old tiger suffering from cancer dies in Sanjay Gandhi National Park

The tiger, Yash, was suffering from embryonal rhabdomyosarcoma and had been operated upon in August 2018 and March this year to remove a granuloma, a type of tumor on its lips, officials said. “The male tiger was born in 2008 to Basanti and Palash and had a growth on its face, for which it was being treated,” Chief Conservator of Forest said.

Forest dept survey: 47 leopards in Mumbai's Sanjay Gandhi National Park, nearby areas

Six more sightings since last year; in all, 22 of 47 sightings are fresh

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Realty slump to delay Sanjay Gandhi National Park slum rehab project

According to the plan, the selected contractor will receive no monetary reimbursements, instead get TDR (Transferable Development Right) certificates, also known as the currency of Mumbai’s realty market.

Why the nature park is vital to Mumbai’s environment

Spread over 15 hectares, the MNP is home to over 158 varieties of birds, 85 species of butterflies, 30 spider varieties and 32 kinds of reptiles. This wide biodiversity makes it a “natural laboratory” for researchers.

Maharashtra: Suspected 'man-made' fire breaks out at Sanjay Gandhi National Park, no casualties reported

According to the local residents, the fires are occurring since Monday. "We have been calling the fire department. Although the fire has never been big, the frequency is too high. There is definitely some foul play involved," said Harish Shore, a resident of one of the societies near SGNP.

Watch video: Leopard enters girls hostel in Mumbai, attacks dog

The girls hostel of Bombay Veterinary college is in the neighborhood of Sanjay Gandhi National Park. Reportedly, a lot of wild animals are seen roaming near the campus.

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At SGNP, Mumbaikars enjoy a night under the stars, into the wild

Conducted by Nature Information Centre (NIC), the event was attended about 25 people, mostly parents with their school children, and college goers.

Kanheri caves: An ancient tale left untold

Kanheri, credited with the largest number of cave excavations on a single hill, is a ticketed monument protected by the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI).

Dear PM Modi, ensure Delhi-Mumbai freight corridor doesn't come at the cost of wildlife

Besides stealing valuable green space from Mumbai and clearing land from the city's national park and forest divisions, the project will likely drive wildlife into human-inhabited areas in search of food and water.

Focus on less damage, say activists as railway corridor gets Sanjay Gandhi National Park nod

Dedicated freight passage receives permission from state forest dept, wildlife board and even SC.

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Sanjay Gandhi National Park: Inside urban Mumbai's jungle

Inside Mumbai’s SGNP, one finds the usual fauna of the jungle sharing space with unusual fauna like joggers, cyclists, fruit-sellers, bhelpuri vendors and picnickers.

Leopards roam Mumbai’s western suburbs

Around 35 leopards roam Mumbai’s western suburbs in a 140 sq km area including the Sanjay Gandhi National Park in Borivali and Aarey.

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