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Buxa Tiger Reserve
West Bengal  /  Published 19.02.22

Buxa Tiger Reserve bans night stay

Authorities of the Buxa Tiger Reserve (BTR) — the sole tiger reserve in north Bengal in Jalpaiguri district — have notified that no visitor can spend the night in accommodations located wi...
By Our Correspondent in Alipurduar

West Bengal  /  Published 03.01.22

Himalayan black bear cub rescued

A one-and-a-half year old Himalayan black bear cub was rescued from Amarpur under the Kumargram Range of Buxa Tiger Reserve (east) division on Sunday. Sources said some local residents spotted the cu...
By Our Correspondent in Alipurduar

West Bengal  /  Published 31.12.21

Bear rescued from riverbank

A Himalayan black bear was rescued from the banks of the Rydak river in Alipurduar district on Wednesday night and released into the wild on Thursday morning. Sources said some people spotted the bla...
By Anirban Choudhury in Alipurduar

West Bengal  /  Published 25.12.21

Picnics banned near tiger turf

The state forest department has decided to stop picnics in seven locations, six near the Buxa Tiger Reserve (BTR) in Alipurduar and one in a Cooch Behar forest, prioritising wildlife over merrymaking....
By Our Bureau in Alipurduar/Cooch Behar

West Bengal  /  Published 20.12.21

Shift plan for Buxa villagers

The sighting of the royal Bengal tiger at the Buxa Tiger Reserve (BTR) of Alipurduar after a gap of some three decades has made officials of the state forest department draw up plans to relocate resid...
By Anirban Choudhury in Alipurduar

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West Bengal  /  Published 19.12.21

Night out in Alipurduar town for wild elephants

Three wild elephants entered Alipurduar town late on Friday night and roamed around in at least three municipal wards. After some three hours of effort, foresters could steer them to the Buxa Tiger R...
By Our Correspondent in Alipurduar

West Bengal  /  Published 13.12.21

Focus to protect Buxa tiger

The state forest department on Sunday said it had started taking steps to protect nature and wildlife at Buxa Tiger Reserve (BTR) after a Royal Bengal tiger was sighted at the reserve after around thr...
By Anirban Choudhury in Alipurduar

West Bengal  /  Published 12.12.21

Tiger spotted at Buxa reserve

A tiger has been sighted in Buxa after a gap of over 30 years, a senior forester said. Although the yellow-and-black stripes seem to leave no room for doubt, the forest department can confirm it offi...
By Anirban Choudhury in Alipurduar

West Bengal  /  Published 09.12.21

3 illegal resorts demolished in Buxa

The forest department on Wednesday demolished three illegal private resorts which were coming up in the core area of the Buxa Tiger Reserve in Alipurduar district. According to sources, all the accom...
By Our Correspondent in Alipurduar

West Bengal  /  Published 04.12.21

Bear rescued from tea garden

 A Himalayan black bear that strayed into a tea estate on the outskirts of Alipurduar town was tranquillised and rescued by foresters on Friday morning. In the past 10 days, this is the third tim...
By Our Correspondent in Alipurduar


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