Erode forest officials suspend operations to capture jumbo for a week in Sathyamangalam Tiger Reserve
Forest department officials have suspended the operation to capture elephant Karuppan in the Sathyamangalam Tiger Reserve (STR) in Erode for a week.
Similar instructions have been issued to Bannerghatta, Kaggalipura and Kumbalgod police who have jurisdiction over areas on the outskirts of the city.
It could be possible that the leopards are moving either to hunt stray dogs, or the female is looking for a safer place and food for her cubs.
According to reports reaching here, the jumbo entered the fields at Gandlapalli as there was no compound wall and accidentally fell into the well.
Plans to mobilise forces and carry out extensive search in forest areas of TN-Kerala border
As many as five elephants have died in the last four months in Satkosia wildlife division.
They had been detained in connection with a case related to death of the injured male elephant in Narsinghpur West Range in multiple pellet injuries a few days back.
Adilabad BJP MP Soyam Bapu Rao declared on Sunday that the BJP’s ST Morcha will go to Koya Poshaguda of Dandepalli mandal in Mancherial district on July 14.
Shrungavarapukota DFO D Gangaraju said, “As per the directions of the pug marks, the tiger may go to Devarapalli under Vizag district. We alerted Pothubandipalem and neighbouring villages.”