An official said, "Soon after the animal lost its upper canine tooth on September 4, we stopped releasing live rabbits. However the animal is in healthy condition."
The cub was captured on September 28 2021, at Mudis estate near Valparai and maintained in a cage at Manombolly for nearly eight months.
The awareness audio called upon the people to clear the bushes near their homes as these can serve as happy hiding points for big cats like leopards or sloth bears.
The message also stressed that the residents should keep their premises clean from bushes, as there is a high chance of leopard or sloth bear taking shelter there.
The survey was carried out in seven ranges namely Dindigul range, Ayalur, Alagarkoil, Natham, Sirumalai, Dindigul and Ottanchathiram.
Officials suspect that the animal has died due to indigestion. Postmortem was carried out in the presence of the Assistant Conservator of the forest.
Based on a recommendation from an expert committee, officials have sent a letter to chief wildlife warden Syed Muzammil Abbas, seeking permission to tranquilise the cub.
According to a classification by the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB), paper and pulp industry is the one of the 17 highly polluting industries.
Apart from accidents, macaques also face issue of lack of availability of Cullenia exarillata (vedi palam), one of their main foods, from the forest.
The majority of the victims were labourers of tea and coffee estates on 200 sqkm of the region and equally, 75 elephants had also died between 2012-13 and 2021-2022.
A senior government official said that the Coimbatore collector conducted an inquiry and found no human-right violation and the tribal families were given title rights
Ramesh’s expertise was sought since he has experience in re-wilding tiger cubs in Maharashtra and Madhya Pradesh.
The forest department on Tuesday launched a clean-up drive to remove plastic waste littered inside the Anamalai Tiger Reserve (ATR).
A 15-month-old tiger cub, which has been living in a cage for nearly nine months after it was rescued near Valparai, will be released into a larger enclosure on Thursday.
Hours after the video of the incident was posted on social media, Sahu instructed district forest officers (DFOs) of all the tiger reserves to intensify vehicular checks.
MG Ganesan, Deputy Director of ATR, said out of the 70 tribal women in Sarcarpathy and Nagaroothu settlements who attended a meeting in this regard, 30 women have come forward to receive training.
The bioluminescent world of Pandora in the movie Avatar may be fictional, but the phenomenon has become a reality in the Anamalai Tiger Reserve (ATR).
It may be recalled that the state government distributed each 1.5 cents to 21 families in Kallar Theppakulamedu near Valparai in November last year.
Collector GS Sameeran had recently directed officials to expedite the the work and the devclopment is in the lines of similar action last year when tribals were allotted land at Kallar Theppakulamedu.
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