More advanced device to detect traps in Dudhwa Tiger Reserve

More advanced device to detect traps in Dudhwa Tiger Reserve

STAFF WRITER 13:12 HRS IST

Lakhimpur, Nov 16 (PTI) In order to check poaching of rare animals, officials of Dudhwa Tiger Reserve have procured advanced device to detect traps laid by poachers in the protected forest.

“To nail down the poaching activities, we have been armed with deep search metal detectors (DSMD) to detect iron clamps and traps used by poachers,” Deputy Director P P Singh said.

Forest officials have identified 27 sensitive areas in the Reserve where regular patrolling is needed.

“The forest guards and other field staff would regularly patrol in the sensitive areas with DSMD, Singh said.

TRAFFIC India (a wing of worldwide wildlife fund-WWF) representative Rahul Dutta, who came with his team in Dudhwa to impart training of using DSMDs to the DTR field staff told PTI that poachers mostly use iron clamps to trap tigers, leopards and other wild species”.

http://www.ptinews.com/news/378887_More-advanced-device-to-detect-traps-in-Dudhwa-Tiger-Reserve

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