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Sanjay Gandhi National Park

SANJAY GANDHI NATIONAL PARK NEWS

Study shows trail used by two leopards : Latest evidence on big cat movement between park, Tungareshwar sanctuary

March 25, 2021 12:57 am

Maharaja (from the northern part of the park) and two-and-a-half-year-old female Savitri (found in the southern part and close to human habitats), were fitted with radio collars last month.

Mumbai: SGNP to radio collar five leopards in March, begin 2-year study

February 12, 2021 10:15 pm

It will be a two-year project to understand how leopards use the landscape in and around the park. The study will help obtain scientific inputs for management of leopards.

Popularity of city tours, food & nature trails at SGNP, Aarey peak post lockdown

January 24, 2021 1:05 am

Quarantined in containment zones during the first four months of the pandemic last year, many have felt that stepping out was also a privilege they never truly appreciated.

Tiger RT1 to travel over 800 km from Gorewada zoo in Nagpur to SGNP

December 26, 2020 1:49 am

The SGNP is, at present, home to six Royal Bengal tigers, including five females. The oldest tigress is 20-year-old Basanti, who mothered four cubs -- Yash, Anand, Laxmi and Puja -- of whom only Laxmi (10) is alive.

Mumbai: SGNP reopens for tourists

December 15, 2020 11:59 pm

Tourists will only be allowed to go up to the Tumnipada gate in the park, which will be open from 8.30 am to 6.30 pm.

Maharashtra: SGNP seeks another male tiger for breeding, RT1 may be shifted there

November 07, 2020 11:37 pm

SGNP Conservator of Forest, G Mallikarjun, told The Indian Express, "We have requested the Chief Wildlife Warden (CWW) for another male tiger. We need to have it for ensuring genetic variety among our tigers."

Mumbai: SGNP reopens today for walkers, guidelines issued

October 15, 2020 9:42 am

All registered morning walkers will not be allowed entry on day 1. Walkers will be segregated on the basis of their names on their passes.

Sanjay Gandhi National Park reopens today for walkers, guidelines issued

October 15, 2020 1:34 am

Morning walkers whose passes expired during the lockdown can renew them from October 20 at the main gate between 7.30 am and 5.30 pm. Walkers will be allowed only on designated marked routes till the Tumnipada gate.

Mumbai: No private vehicles to be allowed inside SGNP, 16 battery-operated buses to ferry passengers

October 07, 2020 10:28 am

Before the lockdown, private vehicles heading towards Kanheri caves caused traffic snarls inside the national park, especially on weekends. On average, the park sees 100 private vehicles daily.

Govt requests Telangana to transfer two pairs of breeding lions for SGNP

October 05, 2020 12:50 am

The state government had also requested Gujarat for a lion. However, the state hasn’t received a positive response as yet. Officials said they are still pursuing the matter with Gujarat

SANJAY GANDHI NATIONAL PARK PHOTOS

Sanjay Gandhi National Park: Inside urban Mumbai's jungle

December 21, 2015 12:05 pm

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

June 30, 2015 3:15 pm

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