Jaipur: The male tiger now at Keoladeo in Bharatpur is the same one that attacked forest ranger Daulat Singh Shaktawat on August 20 on the periphery of the Ranthambore National Park. Forest department officials said its pictures have been taken at the bird sanctuary with the help of trap cameras.

JAIPUR: The Rajasthan Government may consider fixing a share for the Keoladeo National Park near Bharatpur from the Panchana dam in Karauli district so that the world famous bird sanctuary may get assured supply of water every year.

JAIPUR: Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot has announced a series of measures to protect the tigers in the State.

Great Loss To National Park, Says Wildlife Board Member
Anindo Dey | TNN

Jaipur: While the water from the Pachna dam have spelt life for the otherwise parched Keoladeo national park, it also resulted in atleast two precious nests of the Saras crane being abandoned by the bird.

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JAIPUR: Though the rain gods were not very kind to the Bharatpur region this season even while rest of Rajasthan got a plentiful monsoon, the World Heritage site Keoladeo National Park got a new lease of life this weekend when the waters of the Panchna dam, some 100 kms away in Karauli district, reached its historical swamps.

Jaipur: To protect the world heritage status of the Keoladeo Bird Sanctuary, the chief minister Ashok Gehlot has ordered the Bharatpur city administration to ensure regular flow of water from Pachna Dam to the dried up lake within the sanctuary.
Due to scanty rainfall over the years all lakes in the sanctuary had dried-up, resulting in decline of migratiory birds.

Jaipur: The water from Panchna dam, which is expected to arrive Ghana later this week, will not only give a new lease of life to the Bharatpur bird sanctuary but will also help save its heritage tag in the UNESCO meeting scheduled for next month.

Govt directs Karauli admin to release water from Panchna Dam into sanctuary

DNA Correspondent
After a long wait, water will be released in the famous wetlands of Ghana wildlife sanctuary in Bharatpur to revive its dying ecosystem.

Jaipur: Famous the world over for offering wide variety of wildlife at destinations like Ranthambore National Park and Keoladeo National Park, the desert state may soon turn into home for cheetahs, which the Union government is planning to introduce. The government plans to bring cheetahs to India from African countries.

The use in animals of an anti-inflammatory drug meant for humans threatens with extinction three species of Gyps vultures in India.
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