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Tag: Similipal Sanctuary

Odisha: Pangolin Sent For Covid-19 Test After Captor Found Positive

A pangolin rescued from a man at Gohirapal village under Bangiriposhi police limits in Mayurbhanj district was sent for a COVID test after its captor was found to have contracted the virus on Tuesday.

Similipal fire: Centre rushes 3-member expert team to help Odisha govt
Royal Fighters: Mayurbhanj Queen, Princess Pitch In To Douse Similipal Wildfire; Watch Video

Baripada: Amid growing concern over the wildfire that devoured a large tract of forests in Similipal biosphere reserve, the erstwhile royal family of Mayurbhanj has stepped out of the comforts of the palace and accompanied villagers in fighting the raging forest blaze. Rasmi Rajyalaxmi Bhanj Deo, the queen of the erstwhile royal family and princess […]

Odisha: Deer killed after being hit by vehicle near Similipal

Baripada: A deer was killed after being hit by a vehicle near the Similipal sanctuary in Odisha’s Mayurbhanj district on Tuesday, forest officials said. The incident happened near Kalabadia on National Highway 18 in the Deuli forest range, when the animal, weighing around 30 kg, had come out of the Similipal sanctuary, Range Officer Narayan […]

Drone cameras at Similipal soon

Baripada: The Similipal Sanctuary in Mayurbhanj district will soon be brought under the surveillance drone cameras. According to reports, wildlife safety measures in Similipal sanctuary are all set to go high-tech as the authorities of Similipal Tiger Reserve (STR) are soon going to deploy drone cameras to keep a close watch on the movement and […]

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Elephant calf dies of anthrax

Baripada: An elephant calf died of anthrax in the Sanasole cashew forest on the foothills of Similipal sanctuary, officials said today. The carcass was located last evening with blood oozing out of its mouth, said Arun Kumar Patra, Assistant Conservator of Forest (ACF) of Baripada forest division. The calf died of anthrax and the cause […]