Two kumkis hit the road to tranquilise Karuppan
Since January the department has made two attempts to capture Karuppan, who is spreading fear among people in Thalavadi, Hasanur and Jeerahalli.
For first time, long-billed vulture nesting site recorded at STR
So far, vulture nests were recorded only in Mudumalai Tiger Reserve (MTR) in Nilgiris district whereas the new nest is in the Sathymangalam Tiger Reserve (STR).
Madras HC had intervened to relocate Ammu of 'The Elephant Whisperers'
On October 24, 2019, the court had directed the Tamil Nadu forest department to take utmost care of the animal and to ensure periodical monitoring of the elephant calf and its health condition.
Elephant whisperers continue mission in Tamil Nadu
‘The Elephant Whisperers’ is about tribal couple Bomman and Belli fostering an orphaned baby elephant Raghu in the Theppakadu elephant camp.
246 vultures in three southern states, Tamil Nadu favourite habitat, finds census
There are 246 vultures spread across Tamil Nadu, Karnataka and Kerala, the first-ever synchronised census on the bird carried out last month has found.
'The Elephant Whisperers' whose hearts beat for orphaned calves
Elated about the Oscar win, elephant mahout K Bomman thanked the Tamil Nadu Forest Department for the opportunity to share his story with Kartiki Gonsalves and Guneet Monga.
Illegal electric fence kills 3 jumbos
Forest staff, however, managed to reach the spot only after hearing the loud and painful sound of the dying elephants.
Multi-state teams commence vulture census
The hill has been selected for the survey as it will give a clear view of the plains and the hilltop makes it easier for counting the vultures flying.
Tamil Nadu has lost 70 tigers in 10 years: NTCA data
However, developments like suspected cases of tiger poisoning and presence of Bawaria gang from whom a fresh tiger skin was seized have worried officials.
First-ever synchronised vulture census from Feb 25 in Tamil Nadu, Karnataka and Kerala
As per the latest data, there are only 150-odd vultures left in the wild in TN, of which White-Rumped Vulture accounts for 122 numbers.
Four lone tigers recorded at Theppakkadu reserve
A senior officer in MTR told TNIE, “We found that the tigers are not old or injured but are active.
50-year-old tribal woman dies in Mudumalai tiger attack, residents hold protest
The deceased was identified as Mari, a resident of the Padi tribal village situated near the Theppakadu elephant camp.
Forest employees divert wild elephant into Mudumalai Tiger Reserve
“The elephant is 40 years old and has been living in the surroundings of Devarshola for the last four years.
African swine flu: Over 700 sick pigs culled in MP; more than 50 wild boars dead in TN's Nilgiris
Animal husbandry department officials told TNIE that the infection has not spread to domestic pigs in The Nilgiris district.
African swine flu confirmed at MTR, two more boars dead
Forest officials say infection will not spread to humans and may subside on its own
Five wild boars die in MTR, African swine fever suspected
The remaining 24 deaths occurred between 3 January and 25 December 2022. The deceased animals are adults aged between 3 and 8.
Two-day survey finds 175 butterfly species in MTR in Tamil Nadu
According to A Pavendhan of TNBS, “The survey was conducted based on the advice of the Conservator of Forests and Field Director of MTR D.Venkatesh.
Flash flood in Mudumalai Tiger Reserve; one more body recovered
M Rajasekaran, Ooty Tahsildar said district collector SP Amrith has instructed to prepare an estimate for constructing a high-level bridge to avert such incidents in future.
Four women washed away in flash flood in MTR, 250 rescued
The devotees were returning after taking part in a Karthigai month pooja at Anaikkal Mariamman Temple inside the MTR when the flash flood submerged the 30-ft-long concrete bridge.
Pandalur Makhna adapts to new environs
Gudalur forest department officials, with the help of WWF, are monitoring the animal through the signals received from radio collar fixed on it.
Umesh Pal kidnapping case: Gangster-neta Atiq Ahmed held guilty, his brother acquitted
Chardham Yatra: VIP pilgrims will have to pay Rs 300 for darshan at Kedarnath and Badrinath Dham.
Those involved in corruption coming on one platform: PM Modi attacks Opposition parties
Namibian cheetah’s death at Kuno National Park gets political colour in Madhya Pradesh
BSF shoots at three drones on Indo-Pak border, recovers 10 kg heroin