The administration is also in constant touch with its counterpart in Andhra Pradesh and keeping a tab on the movement of the carnivore.
As was to be expected, the ecstatic designer took to his Instagram handle to announce this fact to the world and say that the sari was a part of his Akash Tara collection, which celebrates heritage Indian crafts and techniques seen through a modern lens.
Bargarh: A carcass suspected to be that of a Royal Bengal tiger was recovered at Damodarpada jungle near Khajuria village under Bhatli Forest Range on Sunday. Sources said, the big cat might have been killed by poachers as the nails and teeth were missing while its head was also found to be detached from the […]
Bhubaneswar: A 10-year-old Royal Bengal tiger under treatment at the Nandankanan zoo hospital for the past six months breathed its last today. The male tiger named ‘Manish’ was normal colored and was being treated under the direct supervision of experts from Veterinary College, OUAT, informed zoo authorities. “The tiger died during blood transfusion. It was […]
Angul/Boudh: Allaying apprehensions, the Royal Bengal Tiger, which was relocated from Kanha Reserve Forest in Madhya Pradesh to Satkosia sanctuary two days back, showed normal behaviour by making its first kill today. Authorities of the Satkosia sanctuary were relieved after watching normal behaviour of the tiger which fed on a wild boar. Authorities, who are […]
Bhubaneswar: The number of estimates on count of tigers in Odisha could very well outstrip the actual population of the endangered species in the days to come- and the irony could be, we still may not know it. After the National Tiger Conservation Authority (NTCA) came out with its census figures in 2015, it pegged […]
Bolangir: The Forest department is probing the death of a Royal Bengal tiger whose carcass was found inside a forest near Chaulamunda village on Bolangir-Nuapada border yesterday. According to sources, along with the Bolangir Divisional Forest Officer (DFO), the veterinary officials from Lathor and Khaprakhol have examined the carcass of the tiger. From preliminary investigations, […]
Bengaluru: A nine-year-old white tiger succumbed to injuries it suffered in a bloody fight with two Royal Bengal tigers in the city zoo, said an official on Thursday. “Shreyas, 9, succumbed on Wednesday night to injuries it incurred in a ferocious fight with two Bengal tigers who sneaked into its enclosure in the safari on […]
Bhubaneswar: Odisha has at least 40 Royal Bengal Tigers (RBT) and 318 leopards in different tiger reserves and forests. This was informed by Forest and Environment minister B K Arukha while replying a written question in the assembly. While highest number of 26 RBTs live in Similipal Tiger Reserve, remaining 14 tigers are located in […]
The virtual confirmation on Sunday that the tiger killed by poachers in the Debrigarh forests in Bargarh district was a Royal Bengal Tiger (RBT) – and not a leopard, as the Forest minister and the PCCF (Wildlife) had sought to pass it off as – raises the inevitable question: why is the Forest department so […]
Bargarh: With mystery shrouding the case of recovery of a decomposed animal carcass in Damodarpada forest under Bhatli Forest Range, Bargarh Divisional Forest Officer (DFO) Abhay Kumar Dalai today made things close to clear when he revealed that the arrested persons confessed to having killed a Royal Bengal Tiger. The DFO further stating that the […]
By Ashutosh Mishra Bhubaneswar: Sundari, the Royal Bengal tigress who was brought to the Satkosia tiger reserve from the Bandhavgarh National Park in Madhya Pradesh under the first-ever inter-state tiger translocation project in the country last year, remains confined to her enclosure after a brief period of independence when she was allowed to roam free […]