AURANGABAD: The forest department (wildlife) has received eight trap cameras to be installed in Gautala Autramghat sanctuary.

The wildlife department will carry out a 24-hour-long census of animals in Gautala Wildlife Sanctuary in the Kannad taluka in Aurangabad from Wednesday.

frequent, uncontrolled fires are threatening the Gautala Autramghat Wildlife Sanctuary in Maharashtra's Aurangabad and Jalgaon districts. About 40 incidents of fire have been reported from the 260 sq