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Odisha Ready To Bid Goodbye To Tigress Sundari, Officials Gear Up To Tackle Human Animal Conflict

Bhubaneswar: With the National Tiger Conservation Authority (NTCA) remaining firm in its decision to suspend the tiger translocation programme in Satkosia Tiger Reserve, Odisha government has finally agreed to relocate Tigress Sundari back to its original abode- Madhya Pradesh. Speaking on the development, State Chief Wildlife Warden Harishankar Upadhyay said, “Following NTCA letter, Odisha government […]

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Tiger Relocation Programme In Odisha's Satkosia Suspended

Bhubaneswar: In a setback for Odisha, the National Tiger Conservation Authority (NTCA) has decided to suspend the tiger translocation programme in Satkosia Tiger Reserve. Moreover, Tigress Sundari, which is at present confined in a small enclosure, shall be ‘withdrawn at brought to Ghorela centre at Kanha Tiger Reserve in Madhya Pradesh.’ In a letter to […]

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Odisha To Take Another Shot At Tiger Relocation In Satkosia Reserve

Angul: After almost one-and-a-half years since the first-ever inter-State tiger translocation project was launched in Satkosia Tiger Reserve in Angul, but had to be put on hold after it triggered protests by locals over alleged attacks by relocated tigress Sundari; the Odisha Forest department is planning to re-launch the project once again. As per reports, […]

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Will Odisha Govt Be Able To Provide Tigress Sundari An Area To Call Her Own?

Bhubaneswar: It’s been long since Royal Bengal Tigress Sundari was shifted to a special rehabilitation enclosure in the wake of a massive public outcry last year and now the forest department has once again begun the process to re-implement the tiger relocation project in Satkosia reserve forests, this time with the able support of local […]

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Mystery shrouds death of tiger Mahavir

Bhubaneswar: Days after the death of tiger Mahavir in the core area of the Satkosia Tiger Reserve, questions are now being raised on the post-mortem report which ascertains that the big cat had died of multiple organ failure due to septicaemia following a wound on his neck. Mahavir was found dead in the core area […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Tiger relocated to Satkosia sanctuary hunts its first prey

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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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. […]

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Satkosia reserve to get tiger from MP in June

Bhubaneswar: After much planning and negotiations, Odisha will start getting the tigers from Madhya Pradesh (MP) for the Satkosia Tiger Reserve starting June. Forest and Environment Minister, Bijayshree Routray on Monday informed that it is for the first time that tiger relocation is being done in the state. “Initially one tiger will be relocated from […]