Anamalai Tiger Reserve

Hungry elephant calf ransacks school in Tamil Nadu's Valparai

According to Valparai forest range officer G Venkatesh “A herd of 27 elephants camped at Puthuthottam due to the availability of fodder and water."

published on : 9th November 2023

Anamalai tiger not wild enough yet to be released

Rewilding of big cat to be delayed as it is unable to kill prey due to lack of right upper canine tooth

published on : 4th October 2023

Elusive macaques show drastic behavioural changes when exposed to garbage

The study has also found that the major threats faced by lion-tailed macaques (LTM) in Valparai are collision with vehicles and electrocution, especially in the town area.

published on : 2nd October 2023

Hamlet in Anamalai Tiger Reserve to get power supply for first time

A few years back, solar panels were provided to about 24 households to power lights, but due to improper maintenance and lack of battery replacement, many people still live in darkness.

published on : 26th September 2023

Captive elephants in Mudumalai Tiger Reserve, Anamalai Tiger Reserve celebrate Vinayakar Chaturthi

After the pooja, all the jumbos raised their trunk and trumpeted loudly for the tourists, who came to witness the celebration. The department staff also distributed pongal and Sundal to the tourists.

published on : 19th September 2023

Anamalai Tiger Reserve officials urge  tourists to reach Valparai before 6 pm

According to officials, vehicle movement at night will affect movement of elephants, tigers, leopards and Nilgiri tahr, thereby escalating man-animal conflict.

published on : 10th September 2023

Makhna jumbo on prowl, tourists barred from Chinnakallar in Tamil Nadu

“The animal is active after 4 pm and up to 12 am and roams in and around Nirar dam, where there is plenty of bamboo, which is its favourite food.

published on : 22nd August 2023

Crop-raider makhna elephant caught for third time, let off into the wild 

Makhna released near Valparai; site chosen due to abundant availability of fodder, water

published on : 1st August 2023

Forest team observing behaviour of makhna elephant at Saralappathy

A team of elephant trackers from the Ulanthi forest range are monitoring the animal directly as well as using his footprint at Saralaplathi.

published on : 24th July 2023

No human deaths due to elephants at Valparai in last two years 

The NCF has been providing information about elephant movement to people through SMS, voice calls and alert lights for over a decade.

published on : 26th June 2023

Mammoth trouble as plastic waste found in jumbo dung in Anamalai Tiger Reserve

The trend indicates that elephants are consuming plastic along with food waste because of poor waste management by Valparai municipality.

published on : 8th June 2023
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