TN forest department on hunt to capture killer wild tusker

Chennai, Nov 22 (BPNS) Tamil Nadu forest department has constituted a special team of officers to capture Pandalur makhna 2 (PM2) that had killed a 57-year-old woman on Saturday and damaged several houses and buildings for the past few months. The woman was killed at  Valavayal in Coimbatore district and two others were also injured […]

Ooty tense after Tiger, Leopard kills domestic animals

Chennai, Nov 5 (BPNS) The Forest department officials of Tamil Nadu are on a mission to capture a Tiger and a Leopard that had killed a cow and a dog at Udhagamandalam (Ooty), the tourist destination of the state. Forest department officials told BPNS that the Tiger had on Thursday killed a domestic cow after […]

Butterfly survey conducted in TN

Chennai, Nov 1 (BPNS) A recent butterfly survey held at Siurmalai hills has detected the presence of five new butterfly families. The traced butterfly families are Swallowtails, Whites and Yellows, Brush-footed Butterflies, Blues, and Skippers. The study was coordinated by the Sirumalai range office of the forest department along with the NGO, The Nature and […]

8 of 19 missing Assam workers found in Arunachal forest

Itanagar, July 23 (BPNS)¬† After 18 days, eight of the 19 Assam workers, who went missing near the India-China border in Arunachal Pradesh’s Kurung Kumey district, were rescued from a jungle, officials said on Saturday night. Kurung Kumey Deputy Commissioner Bengia Nighee said that all the eight rescued workers were critical and their health condition […]

Satyamangalam Tiger Reserve commences pre-monsoon survey

Chennai, June 27 (BPNS) The pre-monsoon bi-annual survey as part of the monitoring of National Tiger Conservation Authority (NTCA) has commenced at the Satyamangalam Tiger Reserve (STR). The survey has begun at all the 10 ranges in the STR as the pre-monsoon survey is done between June and July while the post-monsoon survey is done […]