Extreme biotic pressure has taken the man-animal conflict to alarming levels in the forested area stretching across Raisen, Hoshangabad and Sehore districts adjoining the state capital.

Over the last several months there have been a number of tiger sightings not only on the periphery of Bhopal but on a particular occasion recently a tiger was even sighted climbing the boundary wall of the National Judicial Academy at the southern tip of the state capital.