Bhitarkanika National Park

Man snatched by crocodile, half eaten-body found in Odisha

The sarpanch also demanded adequate compensation for the family of the crocodile victim.

published on : 23rd September 2023

Monsoon bird count up in Odisha's Bhitarkanika National Park

Bhitarkanika DFO Sudarshan Gopinath Yadav said the increase in number of birds visiting the park is a good sign for avian conservation programmes in the state.

published on : 13th September 2023

Forest dept takes boat route to curb croc-human conflict in Odisha's Bhitarkanika National Park

Using loudspeakers and leaflets, forest officials are creating awareness among the villagers and educating them about the risks associated with using river water for bathing and other purposes.

published on : 5th September 2023

Five-day monsoon bird census kicks off in Odisha's Bhitarkanika National Park

In 2022, forest officials counted 1,16,070 nesting birds of 10 species in Bhitarkanika. Similarly, 1,98639 birds were sighted in the park in 2021.

published on : 4th September 2023

Odisha: Water supply survey needed to end human-crocodile conflict

Forest department has taken up the matter with district administration

published on : 31st July 2023

Half-eaten body of crocodile victim found in Brahmani river 

On receiving information, locals and fire services personnel reached the spot and launched a search operation in the evening.

published on : 29th July 2023

Giant crocodile rescued from canal in Odisha's Kendrapara

The villagers have been advised to use the river and pond  water carefully by erecting barricades in the river and pond ghats, he added.

published on : 20th July 2023

Five-feet long saltwater crocodile rescued from village pond in Odisha, panic grips locals

Sources believe the crocodile might have strayed into the pond from the nearby river during a high tide period.

published on : 14th July 2023

India’s successful saltwater crocodile conservation programme stares at new challenges

A growing density of reptiles and the ever-increasing anthropogenic pressure has resulted in at least 10 fatalities in crocodile attacks in the past year in Odisha's Bhitarkanika National Park.

published on : 8th July 2023

Street plays to fix human-crocodile conflict in Kendrapara

The Forest department has recently erected barricades at 80 river ghats and ponds around Bhitarkanika in Aul, Rajkanika and Pattamundai blocks.

published on : 8th July 2023

Crocodile attack claims another Odisha victim, third in fortnight

The deceased was identified as Gangadhar Tarei of Gagharadia. In the last fortnight, estuarine crocodiles have killed three persons including a 10-year-old boy in villages near Bhitarkanika.

published on : 30th June 2023

Forest Department’s campaign to fight man-crocodile conflicts in Odisha

2 persons were killed in crocodile attacks in Bhitarkanika within a week

published on : 24th June 2023

Woman killed in crocodile attack in Odisha, second in a week

The crocodile suddenly manifested out of the knee-deep water and dragged in Sitarani, said an eyewitness Sabita Mallick.

published on : 22nd June 2023
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