Nagarhole National Park

Anechowkur Gate area classified as Tiger Zone

* Night ban on travelling might be imposed * Nagarahole Conservator of Forests allays apprehension The Kallahalla Range of Nagarahole National Park has been handed over by the Centre to the Tiger Zone under the Nagarahole Tiger Reserve. This means, the Anechowkur Gate that connects Mysuru and Bengaluru to South Kodagu will come under the Protected…

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Three poachers arrested inside Nagarahole National Park

n an effort to curb the entry of poachers, illegal miners, timber smugglers and encroachers while protecting forests, frontline Forest Department employees at Nagarahole National Park have arrested three poachers with arms and ammunition. Department staff cornered the three persons on the night of July 25 while they were trying to make an entry into…

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Greens cry foul over Railway line cutting through Kodagu

  Mysuru: Following the announcement of a survey work for the proposed Thalassery-Mysuru Railway line that will pass through Kutta, Kanoor, Balele and Thithimathi in Kodagu district cutting across thick forest area, Green groups in Kodagu have opposed the project. They have threatened even to stop the survey work that will be a prelude to…

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High Court: Animals should live in their natural habitat and it is up to humans to adjust

The State Govt plan to mitigate the man-elephant by trans-locating the elephants from Coorg & Hassan to the forests near Bangalore has been turned down by the High Court. The high court said; “Animals should live in their natural habitat and it is up to humans to adjust. “ The Govt has been instructed to seek advise…

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Zilla Panchayat opposes eco-sensitive zones around Nagarhole. Wondering why.

These kind of scenes are quite common at ZP Meets. Read in TOI that Kodagu ZP “has passed a resolution and sent it to the ministry opposing the creation of zones around Nagarahole National Park“. Even the Gundlupet MLA, under whose writ the Bandipur National Park falls has written to the Ministry of Environment and…

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Tourism Lobby vs Tigers

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Smart Cattle-Lifter & the Lucky Goat

A Tiger at Nagarhole National Park. Image:By Yathin S Krishnappa via Wikimedia Commons According to a Report in IBN, the Tigeress which has been prowling south coorg and having a ball with the livestock around has struck back again by bringing down a cow, dragging it for 10 meters and gorging on 10 kg of meat.…

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Tigers, Eco-sensitive Zones, Politicians & Planters

Wild Animals moving out of the national parks have become quite a feature in Coorg lately. This time a tigeress which has moved out of Nagarhole National Park has set a record of sorts – she has bagged 25 tame and household animals in the past fifteen days.  The “poor” planter who is already braving…

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Nagarhole Loses another Elephant

Nagarhole Loses another Elephant

Looking for a quick get away after a crop raid in the Veerasonahalli range of Nagarahole National park  forest this Pachyderm) fell  into the Elephant proof Trench . The Forester of the area Kiran who spotted the fallen Elephant early in the morning informed the DFO Vijay Ranjan Singh who immediately dispatched two tamed elephants…

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Nature camp held to clean the environment around Nagarhole

Kutta : A group of wild life enthusiasts  under the leader ship of Theethira Naveen  were denied permission  by the forest department  to clear parthinium on  World Environment day,  not to be out done the enthusiasts under the guidance of Palecanda Aiyanna the Hon. Secretary of Nirmala Kodagu decided to conduct a Nature camp for students…

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