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Jaldapara National Park
West Bengal  /  Published 17.09.20

North Bengal forests to reopen

The state forest department has decided to reopen national parks and wildlife sanctuaries of north Bengal to visitors from September 23.  “At a meeting on Wednesday, it was decided to reop...
By Anirban Choudhury, Avijit Sinha in Siliguri/Alipurduar

West Bengal  /  Published 14.09.20

Tusker dead, live wire suspected

The carcass of an adult tusker was found in an agricultural field in West Midnapore’s Salboni forest region on Monday morning, marking the second such incident in the district in three days. Vi...
By Anshuman Phadikar in Salboni

West Bengal  /  Published 07.09.20

Reopen hope for national parks

Nature and wildlife enthusiasts who want to visit the forests of north Bengal may get some good news amid the pandemic. Bengal forest department is likely to allow visitors to the national parks of th...
By Bireswar Banerjee in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 13.08.20

Jaldapara small in size, big on footfall

A study by forest departments of three states about visitors in three prominent wildlife destinations revealed that though Jaldapara National Park in Alipurduar, Bengal’s largest habitat of one-...
By Anirban Choudhury in Alipurduar

West Bengal  /  Published 03.05.20

Rhino hurt in infighting treated in Jaldapara

A rhino that had been roaming with injuries in the Jaldapara National Park of Alipurduar was sedated and treated by foresters under the supervision of a veterinary officer who had been posted recently...
By Our Correspondent in Alipurduar

Opinion  /  Published 05.11.19

Police must arrest rhino poachers

Sir — It is unfortunate that the carcass of an adult female rhinoceros was found with the horn missing in the Jaldapara National Park. The poachers reportedly used sophisticated firearms to kill the...
By The Telegraph in

West Bengal  /  Published 31.10.19

Rhino shot in Jaldapara

The carcass of an adult female rhino was found with the horn missing in the Jaldapara National Park on Thursday. With over 250 rhinos, the Jaldapara sanctuary is the largest habitat of the species in ...
By Our Correspondent in Alipurduar

West Bengal  /  Published 10.03.20

First count of herbivore in north from today

The state forest department will for the first time conduct a comprehensive census of the herbivores in the jungles of plains in north Bengal from Wednesday. Foresters said apart from rhinos, gaurs an...
By Our Correspondent in Alipurduar

West Bengal  /  Published 20.02.20

3 rhinos die in Jaldapara

Three female rhinoceroses were found dead in the Jaldapara National Park in a span of 48 hours, triggering suspicions of the animal being hit by a communicable disease. The Bengal forest department ha...
By Our Correspondent in Alipurduar

West Bengal  /  Published 28.10.18

More bang for jumbo crackers

Jumbos fear crackers. But a cracker blaster may be better and “bang on”.The Bengal forest department has come up with a “cracker blaster”, an improvised device that looks like a gun, to help s...
By Our Correspondent in Alipurduar


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