Karnataka Bird Festival: Hampi-Daroji Bear Sanctuary, Jan 5 – 7, 2017

Ramki Sreenivasan

The third Karnataka Bird Festival will be held at Hampi- Daroji Bear Sanctuary in Ballari District of Karnataka from 5th to 7th January 2017.

Karnataka is a forerunner in the field of wildlife conservation as well as ecotourism, being the “Tiger State” for the country with the highest number of tigers and also an “Elephant State”, but more importantly, Karnataka has over 500 species of birds with rare endemics and colourful birds.

Above all, the state has an active, vibrant … Read More

1,000 pangolins hunted in 2 months

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Aug 14: The pangolin has become a hot favourite with wildlife traders in the region as it is believed their scales have medicinal properties that can cure arthritis, fever, venereal diseases and skin disorders. Only a week ago the police busted a poachers gang in Kamalapur village near Hampi and arrested seven men with 2.5 kg of pangolin scales, clearly meant for the international market where there is a huge demand for them.

Honorary wildlife warden, Bellary district Santosh Martin, … Read More