Tag: Satkosia Gorge

32 Gharial Hatchlings Washed Away In Mahanadi Floodwater

As many as 32 gharial crocodile hatchlings are feared to have been washed away from Satkosia gorge in the Mahanadi River floodwater. The incident has given rise to concern among wildlife enthusiasts, environmentalists and locals about safety of the gharials.

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  • Monday, 22 August 2022
32 gharial hatchlings from Satkosia gorge washed away in floodwater, triggers concern 
32 gharial hatchlings from Satkosia gorge washed away in floodwater, triggers concern 

The floodwater in the Mahanadi River has washed away gharial crocodile hatchlings from Satkosia gorge, near Tikarpada in Angul district.

  • Sunday, 21 August 2022
Odisha's Satkosia Gorge designated Ramsar site
Odisha's Satkosia Gorge is now a Ramsar site

The famous Satkosia Gorge in Odisha's Angul district has been designated as a Ramsar site, the third such location to be marked  as a wetland of international importance in the State.

  • Friday, 05 August 2022
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WATCH: Gharial Hatchlings Spotted In Odisha’s Satkosia Gorge After Almost 20 Years

Odisha’s forest officials and the nature lovers had an ear to ear smile on Saturday when a female adult gharial was sighted with 28 hatchlings in Mahanadi, almost after two decades. The mother gharial was spotted with 28 hatchlings at Satkosia gorge at Mahanadi River under Tikarpada Wildlife Sanctuary in Angul, which is the southernmost limit of the gharial’s natural habitat in India.

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  • Monday, 24 May 2021
Gharial population drops in Satkosia, forest dept on toes to save species from extinction

Angul: Sharp decline in the Gharial (fish-eating crocodile) population at Satkosia gorge near Tikarpada area has raised serious concerns among the environmentalists and forest department. Blame it on overfishing, water pollution or lack of proper supervision, reports claimed that only four Gharials are present in the reserve. Finally, officials of the forest department have decided […]

  • Thursday, 29 April 2021