Tiger spotted in Haryana’s Kalesar National Park after 110 years
Wildlife enthusiasts and conservationists are thrilled following the discovery of a tiger captured by a camera-trap in Kalesar National Park situated in Yamunanagar district, Haryana. This rare occurrence after more than a century has made the state proud. Haryana’s Forests and Wildlife Minister, Kanwar Pal, shared two images of the tiger, stating that it had been spotted in the Kalesar region for the first time since 1913.
Tiger spotted in Kalesar National Park: Officials’ Reactions
- The minister, who is also an MLA from Jagadhri constituency, emphasized the significance of preserving our natural heritage by making collaborative efforts to safeguard forests and wildlife.
- A camera-trap in the park captured images of a tiger on both April 18 and April 19.
- To determine more information about the animal, a team has been assembled to follow its pugmarks and investigate its age, sex, and other details, according to ML Rajvanshi, the chief conservator of forests (wildlife) in Panchkula.
- Vineet Garg, the additional chief secretary (ACS) of forests and wildlife, suggested that the tiger likely came from Rajaji National Park in Dehradun, Uttarakhand and made its way to Kalesar.
About Kalesar National Park
The Kalesar National Park covers an area of 11,570 acres and is situated in the Shivalik foothills. It serves as a habitat to various wildlife creatures such as leopards, elephants, wild boar, sambar, and different bird species. According to reports, two elephants from Rajaji National Park had migrated to Kalesar in February. On February 21, the Shimla wildlife division shared a photograph of an adult tiger that was captured on camera in Simbalbara National Park.