Encouraging signs: Wild tigers spotted in Bannerghatta park

The Bannerghatta National Park is in fact barely 25 km from the heart of Bengaluru

Bengaluru: Where dwindling number of tigers in the wild is a cause of concern for one and all, there appeared a bright spot in the form of sighting of a tiger in Bannerghatta National Park (BNP) of the state. The Bannerghatta National Park is in fact barely 25 km from the heart of Bengaluru This encouraging sign was first brought to the notice of all More...

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