Special thrust on security in Satpura tiger reserve
Posted On Wednesday, August 26, 2009
United News of India
Hoshangabad, Aug 26:
A special thrust was given for the security of tigers and necessary steps were taken to intensify tigers’ security in Madhya Pradesh’s Satpura tiger reserve following the death of a tigress in state’s Bandhavgarh National Park recently, forest department sources said.
A special vigil was being kept on the movement of tigers in Satpura tiger reserve, spreading over in this district and bordering areas of adjoining districts, with the help of footprints and sketches of tigers, the sources said.
Information was being provided to the ‘protection force’ about the nature of tigers and the authority was also keeping an eye over the movement of poachers after making list of about 50 poachers of this district and other areas.
According to 2004 census there were 40 tigers in Satpura tiger reserve, the sources said.