BELBARI, Dec 24: The fulvous whistling duck, which is also known as fulvous tree dock, has been lately observed in the Koshi Tappu Wildlife Reserve. The bird of this duck species, which was last seen in the year 2000, has returned back after 22 years.

Elephant dies due to electrocution

October 3, 2021 16:35 pm

KATHMANDU, Oct 3: A native elephant named ‘Makuna’ of the Koshi Tappu Wildlife Reserve has died due to electric shock.

One killed in elephant attack

August 13, 2021 15:59 pm

ITAHARI, August 13: The number of cases related to man-elephant conflict in areas surrounding the Koshi Tappu Wildlife Reserve is on the rise.

INARUWA, March 11: The Koshi Tappu Wildlife Reserve, Paschim Kushaha Sunsari, has provided more than Rs 3.9 million as compensation to locals who suffered as a result of wildlife.

ITAHARI, Jan 10: With the increasing trend of wild elephants from the surrounding Koshi Tappu Wildlife Reserve causing damage in the human settlement, elephant deaths are also increasing.

Man killed in elephant attack in Sunsari

December 14, 2020 13:18 pm

SUNSARI, Dec 14: A man was killed in an elephant attack in Sunsari on Monday morning. The deceased has been identified as 28-year-old Pramod Yadav, a local resident of Shreepurjabdi area of Koshi Rural Municipality-7.

ITAHARI, March 3: The world is celebrating the World Wildlife Day today with the slogan of ''Sustaining all life on earth''. Nepal's only wildlife reserve, the Koshi Tappu Wildlife Reserve (KTWR), of eastern tropical plains is having a hard time sustaining its indigenous wild water buffaloes.

ITAHARI, Feb 2: The Koshi Tappu Wildlife Reserve here is organising the tourism festival, aiming at bringing in 100 thousand tourists. The 11-day festival is scheduled to be inaugurated by Chief Minister of State-1 Sherdhan Rai, at Laukahi of Sunsari this afternoon.

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ITAHARI, Nov 25: The number of birds in Koshi Tappu Wildlife Reserve (KTWR) has been decreasing in the recent times. Wildlife experts attribute this to the decreased in water levels in ponds and rivers, and lack of food for the birds in the reserve.

ITAHARI, Nov 13: Koshi Tappu Wildlife Reserve has received a new member on Tuesday after a 16-year-old elephant Saraswatikali gave birth to a male calf at 2.10 in the noon. Every time an elephant gets pregnant and gives birth to calves, a sense of joy spreads in the reserve. Staffs and officials celebrate the arrival of a new life.

ITAHARI, Oct 27: The Koshi Tappu Wildlife Reserve is bringing drones into use to monitor the region in a better way.

ITAHARI, Oct 19: With increasing elephant attacks on humans around the Koshi Tappu Wildlife Reserve, the reserve is preparing to shift the Hassisar (elephant stable) from the region.

ITAHARI, Aug 22: Sadarul Mia of Koshi Rural Municipality-8 in Sunsari was attacked by an elephant in Koshi Tappu Wildlife Reserve on May 9. The 55-year-old sustained critical injuries and died while undergoing treatment.

ITAHARI, Oct 24: To the great joy and excitement of the Koshi Tappu Wildlife Reserve fraternity, Shovakali, a 52-year-old elephant, gave birth to a healthy calf on 5 October. Though the calf, which the reserve family finds ‘cute’ and has been their darling, its safety remains a challenge for them to overcome.