Hyderabad: A wildlife census was conducted at the Mruguvani National Park, Chilkur, and KBR Park, Hyderabad, early in May.

A team of 40 nature lovers, environmentalists and the members of NGOs, with the help of foresters, conducted the preliminary survey for ‘2013 Summer Annual Wildlife Census.’ The forest department, along with the logistics’ team, covered over 11 km of the Mruguvani National Park. Amar Deep Singh, a participant in the census activity, said, “While carrying out the census, we noticed a number of wild animals in the protected areas, including wild boars, spotted deer, sambhar, indian hare, mongoose, a number of reptiles and various native birds.”