Thursday, 3 May 2018

NEWSLINK: Forest Department To Shoot More Leopards On Camera

Himalayan Leopard.JPGIn a bid to explain how the big cats reach heavily populated areas in the city, officials have started a camera trapping exercise on the eastern and western peripheries of Sanjay Gandhi National Park, like the ongoing study at Aarey Colony


Following the success of leopard monitoring at Aarey Milk Colony, the Thane Forest (Territorial) department are starting a similar study on the eastern and western peripheries of the SGNP as well. Thanks to the continues monitoring of leopard activity at Aarey, the Forest Department was able to capture a leopard responsible for man-animal conflict last year.

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