Karnataka Forest Department(Search results - 6)
India NewsDec 16, 2020, 2:13 PM IST
Terrorising leopard caught, villagers breath sigh of relief
Karnataka forest department officials managed to catch a leopard which had sent shivers down the spine of villagers at Ramanagara district.
IndiaOct 1, 2020, 12:05 PM IST
5 caught for killing 33 monkeys in Karnataka
Karnataka Forest Department officials have arrested five men who poisoned and killed 33 monkeys in Kaspadi village of Sagara Taluk. 3 monkeys that managed to survive are undergoing treatment.
IndiaApr 27, 2020, 4:02 PM IST
Don’t destroy bat colonies, fall for rumours: Karnataka forest department appeals to public
Tree branches are being cut and bat colonies destroyed fearing transmission of novel coronavirus, even though scientists have claimed that bats cannot transmit the virus to humans. They say the virus needs a medium like pangolin and civet cats and other animals to be the carriers. Taking these points into consideration, Karnataka Forest Department has appealed to the public urging them not to believe in such rumours of bats spreading virus to humans.
IndiaMar 13, 2020, 1:00 PM IST
Karnataka forest staff shoots wild elephant, video catches Randeep Hooda's attention
Video of Karnataka forest department official shooting a wild elephant has gone viral. The incident has raised questions regarding the commitment of the government towards saving wildlife and forests.
IndiaDec 17, 2019, 4:31 PM IST
Poachers arrested in Bengaluru for illegal trade of animals; black magic suspected
An arrest of a poacher in Mumbai and a raid at a designated location of his accomplice in Bengaluru has resulted in the rescue of tortoises, eagles, owls, a monitor lizard and many birds. Wildlife activists say the cause of this illegal trade is the false notion surrounding the enhancement of libido, coupled by the other cause – black magic.
NEWSMay 17, 2019, 2:53 PM IST
Poachers selling wild boar meat caught by Karnataka Forest Department officials
The accused used illegal weapons to hunt wild boars in forest areas, after which they sold the meat to locals. They were caught while trying to dispose of the meat in an attempt to escape being caught by officials.