Gharials

Bhubaneswar zoo begins trial of muzzle bags to de-stress gharials during capture

There are instances when the animal sustains injuries whereas the forest staff also get hurt which is why the traditional methods will be chucked if the trial is successful.

published on : 20th September 2021

Satkosia gorge sancutary to guard gharial hatchlings in view of Hirakud's flood water release

With the water release and resultant swelling of the Mahanadi, the hatchlings are feared to stray into side streams thereby prompting sanctuary officials to raise guard for their protection. 

published on : 11th July 2021

Drones, incentives for fishermen to protect gharials in Tikarpada

In addition, it has announced a cash incentive of Rs 1,000 for fishermen who catch the gharials or hatchling alive in their nets during fishing.

published on : 17th June 2021
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