Bandipur Tiger Reserve

Karnataka Forest Department’s Sniffer dog Rana laid to rest with state honours

Rana died of age-related ailments. He was laid to rest near the safari centre of the Bandipur Tiger Reserve.

published on : 3rd August 2022

Bandipur Tiger Reserve officials catch tigress which attacked two people

BTR veterinarian Mirza Wasim and Biligiri Ranganathaswamy Temple (BRT) Tiger Reserve veterinarian Muzeeb Rehman succeeded in dotting the tigress.

published on : 4th July 2022

Mysuru: Tiger attacks ttwo men, creates panic in village

The incident happened on Saturday afternoon when the tiger killed a cow belonging to a farmer Siddappa in his farm.

published on : 3rd July 2022

Tiger cub found dead in Bandipur Tiger Reserve

A tiger cub was found dead in the Hediyala sub-division coming under Bandipur Tiger Reserve.

published on : 22nd June 2022

Tusker with longest tusks says goodbye

The gentle giant was a regular sight for tourists at Nagarahole and Bandipur Tiger Reserves. He was a sight to behold for tribals and locals living in the region.

published on : 12th June 2022

Jumbo with longest tusks says goodbye

According to forest department officials, Bhogeshwar was found dead in Gundre Range of Bandipur Tiger Reserve (BTR) at around 9.30 am.

published on : 12th June 2022

It’s a twin! Elephant in Bandipur Tiger Reserve gives birth to two calves

The wild cow elephant, which was still in postdelivery pain, was petrified to come out of water as a large crowd had gathered.

published on : 20th April 2022

No director for Bandipur Tiger Reserve, top posts vacant 

Twenty-five  officers are eligible for such an upgrade, but the file is pending before the state government,” the official said.

published on : 19th February 2022

120 forest staffers start tiger census at Karnataka's Bandipur Reserve

The staff was jittery initially despite undergoing training for a month, as all the data has to be uploaded on the M-stripe app and two of their colleagues have tested positive for COVID.

published on : 23rd January 2022

Tiger census begins on Saturday from Karnataka's Bandipur reserve

While Bandipur's exercise begins January 22, a day ahead of schedule, the census in the other tiger reserves -- Nagarahole, Bhadra, BRT and Kali -- will start from January 23.

published on : 22nd January 2022

Mudhol hound joins Bandipur Tiger Reserve forest force

Karnataka forests gets an additional protection system. In a first, one-year-old Magri, a Mudhol Hound has now joined the protection force at Bandipur Tiger Reserve (BTR). 

published on : 22nd October 2021

Bandipur Tiger census from Oct 20

“Training is being completed and the calender for each reserve is being drawn, based on the availability of camera traps and field staff.

published on : 14th October 2021

Hush-hush Bandipur tiger census catches officials by surprise

Once the exercise is completed, information will be shared with the Wildlife Institute of India for documentation.

published on : 13th October 2021