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Good News! Similipal National Park to reopen from November 1
Good News! Similipal National Park to reopen from November 1

Tourists can book tickets online on a first come and first serve basis by logging into www.similipal.com and odishatourism.gov.in.

  • Thursday, 27 October 2022
Black Tiger spotted at Similipal
Watch video: Rare black tiger spotted in Similipal National Park

In the 15-second clip shared on Twitter, we can see the tiger leaving scratch marks on a tree. Indian Forest Service Officer Susanta Nanda shared the 15-second clip on his Twitter handle on the occasion of International Tigers Day.

  • Saturday, 30 July 2022
Similipal National Park to remain out of bounds for visitors for 4 months from today
Similipal National Park to remain out of bounds for visitors for 4 months from today

The operation of the jungle safari vehicles will also remain closed from today. The date of reopening of the Tiger Reserve will be notified later.

  • Thursday, 16 June 2022
Drones In Similipal National Park
Drones to help tackle forest fire in Similipal National Park

Drones will be used to help forest guards facing problems in the jungle. Besides, they will be used to drop ration and medicines in the interior parts of the forest inaccessible by road.

  • Tuesday, 10 May 2022
Forest Fire
Similipal Fire Fully Controlled: STR Director 

Forest fire is an annual phenomenon in the UNESCO biosphere reserve in Odisha's Mayurbhanj district that is home to rich biodiversity.

  • Wednesday, 06 April 2022
As Fire Continues To Rage In Odisha's Similipal National Park Wild Animals Enter Human Habitation
As Fire Continues To Rage In Odisha's Similipal National Park Wild Animals Enter Human Habitation

As per reports, some deer sneaked into Nihangandi village under Thakurmunda forest range after they were chased by street dogs.

  • Saturday, 02 April 2022
Odisha PCCF Sashi Paul
Forest Fire Points Reduced In Similipal This Year: Odisha PCCF

The instances of forest fire in Similipal reserve forest has been reduced in 2022 as compared to the instances reported last year (2021), informed the Odisha Principal Chief Conservator of Forests (PCCF), Sashi Paul on Tuesday.

  • Tuesday, 29 March 2022
Rain Hits North Odisha
Weather Update: Rain Hits North Odisha, Similipal National Park Shut 

Several places in Mayurbhanj district received rainfall today morning. Similipal National Park in the district has been closed today for visitors following heavy downpours. 

  • Friday, 04 February 2022
Similipal National Park
Similipal National Park To Remain Closed For Tourists, Here's Detail

Notably, it has been raining in Mayurbhanj district for the past two days due to which a heavy veil of fog has blanketed the region and it might have an impact on safari visitors.

  • Friday, 31 December 2021
Displaced Villagers Near Odisha’s Similipal National Park Deprived Of Jobs, Basic Amenities
Displaced Villagers Near Odisha’s Similipal National Park Deprived Of Jobs, Basic Amenities

While many of them are unable to find work for them, many families are unable to manage household chores with the interest gained on the Rs 10Lakh compensation they reportedly received two years back during the displacement.

  • Saturday, 04 December 2021
Similipal National Park Closed For Tourists For Indefinite Period
Similipal National Park Closed For Tourists For Indefinite Period

The authorities said that most trails in the park have become slushy under the impact of rainfall for last few days and thick blanket of fog engulfing the national park could become dangerous for the travelers or safari, so it has been decided to keep visitors away from the biosphere reserve. 

  • Monday, 15 November 2021
Python Rescued In Mayurbhanj
WATCH: 15-Ft Long Python Rescued In Odisha’s Khantapada

A giant python was rescued from near Bangiriposi forest under the famous Similipal National Park in Mayurbhanj.

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  • Wednesday, 27 October 2021
Elephant In Well
Elephant Gets Stuck In A Well In Odisha, Rescued

These images are of an elephant stuck in a well in Bangiriposi Range in Mayurbhanj district. This elephant was stuck in a well while its herd was crossing the area from Similipal National Park. The elephant had lost its way in the dark and had fallen into the well.

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  • Tuesday, 05 October 2021
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Raging Forest fire in Similipal Reserve causes irreversible damage

Mayurbhanj: A major fire has erupted in the Similipal Tiger Reserve under the Pithabata forest range of Mayurbhanj district engulfing vast areas affecting the endangered flora and fauna. The intensity of fire is so high that it has spread to peripheries making life difficult for the villagers living on the foothills of the mountain range […]

  • Saturday, 24 July 2021
Similipal National Park thrown open to tourists

Baripada: The Similipal National Park in Mayurbhanj district, which remained closed since mid-June due to the monsoon, reopened for tourists from today. The tourists can now enter the national park through Pithabata or Kaliami points, an official said. The park authorities welcomed the first visitors by offering flowers. Some visitors came Assam and West Bengal […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
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