Molemi: Goa Forest Department has alerted people living around Bhagwan Mahavir Sanctuary and the National Park in South District of the state about presence of Tiger in the locality.
Range Forest Officer (Wildlife-Molem) Dr Sidhesh Naik on Friday has issued an order urging people to take precaution due to presence of Tiger movement at Bhagwan Mahavir Wildlife Sanctuary and the National Park, both located on state’s border adjoining Karnataka.
“I am to inform you that there is presence of Tiger/Carnivore movement in Bhagwan Mahavir Wildlife Sanctuary and National Park,” Naik has said in a letter issued to local panchayat.
“In this regard, you are kindly requested to make awareness on Tiger movement within the villages of your Panchayat which are falling in the corridor areas of Bhagwan Mahavir Wildlife Sanctuary and National Park,” the letter reads.
Naik has told the panchayat that “villagers may be informed not to stray the livestock such as cattles, goats etc. for grazing, collection of firewood from the wildlife protected areas of Bhagwan Mahavir Wildlife Sanctuary and National Park to avoid any untoward incidents.”