Mudumalai Tiger Reserve

Tiger search: Tamil Nadu Forest department yet to sight big cat, two others spotted

Sources said that tiger movement was not recorded in cameras fixed near Moyar river where a cow was believed to have been killed by a tiger on October 8.

published on : 11th October 2021

MDT-23 tiger ‘missing’ for two days, say search teams

As the area is dense forest, we are unable to use drones to find the tiger.

published on : 8th October 2021

Terrain, thickets frustrate attempts to capture tiger on 11th day of ops

The injured male tiger, officially known as MDT-23, continues to dodge all efforts of the forest-department teams to capture it.

published on : 6th October 2021

Tamil Nadu's killer tiger spotted, escapes by a whisker

Officials, aided by cattle grazers & tribals, could get within 8m of big cat, but thick bushes keep them from tranquilising it.

published on : 5th October 2021

Tamil Nadu's dangerous Masinagudi tiger remains elusive

Just when the day ended, officials were notified by villagers about a tiger walking along Singara road visibly weak and tired.

published on : 4th October 2021

Killer tiger still on the prowl as forest department continues hunt at Tamil Nadu's Masinagudi

One of the five teams engaged in search and capture operation spotted the tiger once at around 12.30 pm in Singara on Saturday before it disappeared.

published on : 3rd October 2021

Another jumbo dies of anthrax in Mudumalai Tiger Reserve?

An elephant, which was found dead at Mangalapatti  near Thengumaradha in Nilgiris district.on Tuesday, may have died of anthrax, according to the forest department.

published on : 12th August 2021

TN forest dept fast-tracks jumbo Rivaldo's rehabilitation, to directly release it into wild

Forest officials told The New Indian Express that anti-poaching staff, anti-depredation squads and kumki elephants will all be guarding Rivaldo, who will be fitted with a GPS-enabled radio collar

published on : 21st July 2021

Tiger kills man in Mudumalai Tiger Reserve, second attack this year

Kunjikrishnan was living alone in his house after his family members and his neighbours shifted to Iyankolli when the Tamil Nadu forest department shifted people out of Mudumalai Tiger Reserve.

published on : 20th July 2021

Shankar set for release on July 4

After over four months of training, wild elephant Shankar, which reportedly killed three persons, is likely to be released from kraal in Mudumalai Tiger Reserve (MTR) in The Nilgiris on July 4. 

published on : 2nd July 2021

Expert committee to assess health of tusker Rivaldo

Officials of Mudumalai Tiger Reserve (MTR) are planning to set up an expert committee, consisting of experienced veterinarians and NGOs, to decide about the release of tusker 'Rivaldo' into the forest

published on : 22nd June 2021

Coimbatore: Two held for poisoning tigress in Mudumalai Tiger Reserve

After nearly five months, Mudumalai Tiger Reserve (MTR) officials arrested two residents of Masinagudi for allegedly killing a nine-year-old tigress by poisoning

published on : 22nd April 2021

Injured tusker captured in Dharmapuri released into MTR, under watch

Officials said that the 15-year-old animal was released in Asuvaramattam and the nearest village is almost 12 kilometers away.

published on : 9th April 2021