Tag: Satkosia Tiger Reserve

The Invisible Tigers Of Odisha!

Can we get back our tigers? It is very unlikely since the big cat population has plunged below the viability level.

  • Thursday, 28 April 2022
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Lone Tigress In Odisha’s Satkosia Reserve Now Goes Missing

Triggering the fears of the Satkosia tiger reserve in Odisha going tiger-less, the lone tigress left in the park has reportedly gone missing. There has been no sighting of her since the past two months in the 795 square km tiger reserve.

  • Monday, 17 January 2022
Amid public outrage, tigress Sundari's stay at Satkosia under review

Angul: Amid public unrest in Satkosia Tiger Reserve area following death of a woman of Hatibari village allegedly in an attack by recently-released tigress ‘Sundari’; the Odisha Forest department, in association with officials of the Wildlife Institute of India (WII), Wildlife Crime Control Bureau and National Tiger Conservation Authority (NTCA) has launched a review after […]

  • Friday, 30 July 2021
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Panic grips Satkosia after villager claims tigress Sundari killed his bullock

Angul: Days after tigress Sundari was chased away into the core area of the Satkosia Tiger Reserve, a villager has alleged that the big cat has killed his bullock. The allegation has been levelled by one Raghu Soy following which panic has once again gripped the local residents of Satkosia. Earlier on October 4, Additional […]

  • Thursday, 29 July 2021
Wildlife expert team reviews Sundari's stay in Satkosia

Angul: Amid tension over the alleged killing of a woman by newly relocated tigress ‘Sundari’ in Satkosia Tiger Reserve, a team of officials from Wildlife Crime Control Bureau (WCCB) and Wildlife Institute of India (WII) conducted a review of movement of the tigress and its habitation in Athagarh forest division today. The officials visited Hatibari […]

  • Thursday, 29 July 2021
‘Sundari’ released in Satkosia Tiger Reserve

Angul: Sundari, the Royal Bengal tigress brought from Madhya Pradesh’s Bandhavgarh Tiger Reserve was released into Satkosia Tiger Reserve (STR). Sundari was kept inside a closed and protected enclosure and was released into the wild in presence of Principal Chief Conservator of Forests (PCCF), Additional PCCF and other officials of Forest department yesterday. On July […]

  • Thursday, 29 July 2021
Kumki elephant ‘Yashoda’ tramples man to death in Angul

Angul: Kumki (trained) elephant ‘Yashoda’ which was brought to Satkosia Tiger Reserve to help in tranquilisation of tigress Sundari, trampled a man to death inside Purunakote range office premises in Angul today. The deceased has been identified as Sudura Pradhan of Matiasahi village. According to sources, the incident took place when Pradhan was feeding the […]

  • Wednesday, 28 July 2021
3rd phase operation to tranquilise tigress ‘Sundari’ begins

Angul: After failed attempts to tranquilise tigress Sundari during the overnight operation yesterday, the 6-member team of experts has started its third phase of operation today at Satkosia Tiger Reserve (STR) in Angul district. According to sources, Sundari, now branded a ‘man-eater,’ was reportedly spotted in the bushes under the hill near Baghamunda village today […]

  • Wednesday, 28 July 2021
Locals stage protest demanding safety after tiger relocation in Satkosia

Angul: Relocation of a tiger into the Satkosia Tiger Reserve from the Kanha National Park has sparked unrest among locals in villages surrounding the forest who took to streets on Thursday seeking safety of their lives and livestock. Alleging indifference by the administration, hundreds of residents from as many as 20 panchayats under the reserve […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
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Panic grips villages surrounding Satkosia reserve after tiger freed into forest

Angul: The relocation of two tigers from Madhya Pradesh to the Satkosia Tiger Reserve in Angul district could have cheered wild life enthusiasts, but fear of the wild cat is giving sleepless nights to villagers in and around the forest. Residents of these villages have been living in constant fear ever since one of the […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
Tiger brought from MP set free in Satkosia forest

Bhubaneswar: As it slowly starts to acclimatise to its new home with its vital parameters in good shape, the Royal Bengal tiger which was brought from Kanha Tiger Reserve in Madhya Pradesh last month was released into the wild in Satkosia Tiger Reserve today. Forest and Environment Department Additional Chief Secretary Suresh Mohapatra, PCCF Wildlife […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
Environmentalists protest relocation of elephants from Simlipal to Satkosia

Baripada: Over hundred residents in and around Jashipur town of Mayurbhanj district protested transfer of two elephants yesterday from Simlipal in Mayurbhanj district to the Satkosia tiger reserve. The two elephants, Mahendra and Rajkumar, are currently kept at Jashipur for relocation. Expressing concerns, environmentalists have raised questions as to how a 55-year-old elephant, Mahendra, can […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
Tiger relocation: Vital parameters of new guest at Satkosia in good shape

Bhubaneswar: After successful completion of the world’s first inter-State and longest tiger relocation from Kanha Tiger Reserve to Odisha’s Satkosia which took almost 24 hours, officials are now closely monitoring the activities of the big cat. The senior officials are on their toes as the tiger had not fed on a live prey after it […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
In a first, Royal Bengal tiger being relocated to Satkosia from MP

Bhubaneswar: A Royal Bengal tiger from the Kanha Tiger Reserve in Madhya Pradesh is on its way to the Satkosia Tiger Reserve in Odisha’s Angul district in a special vehicle. It is for the first time that a wild cat is being relocated to a different state in the country. The relocation is a part […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
New tigers for Satkosia only after weather improves

Bhubaneswar: The Satkosia Tiger Reserve in Angul will receive six tigers from Madhya Pradesh once there is an improvement in the weather conditions, Chief Wildlife Warden, Sandeep Tripathy informed today. Speaking to media, Tripathy said six tigers aged below 3 years have already been identified at the Kanha National Tiger Reserve in the neighbouring State. […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021