SILIGURI: A leopard escaped from its enclosure in the Bengal Safari Park in West Bengal’s Siliguri on Tuesday. The park has been closed and closes by areas cordoned off over security concerns.
Search, and rescue operation has been initiated, stated authorities.
The Leopard Safari enclosure is unfolded over near 50 acres and has 4 leopards — male Sachin, Saurav and two women Sital, Kajal. It is doubtful as of now, which leopard escaped.
Apart from leopards, the safari park is domestic to 3 tigers, Asiatic Black Bear (Himalayan Black Bear), Gharials and crocodiles. It also has Spotted Deer, Barking Deer, Sambar, Hog Deer, Swamp Deer, One Horned Rhinoceros, Peacock, Red Jungle Fowl, Black Ibis, Kingfisher, Emerald Dove, Drongo, Hornbill and other birds in the herbal situation.
The park gives four sorts of salaries – Mixed Herbivore Safari for 20 mins, Tiger Safari for 15 minutes, Asiatic Black Bear Safari for 15 minutes and Leopard Safari for 15 minutes.
Earlier this year, the leopard safari became suspended after one of the motors turned into attacked with the aid of the big cat throughout a tour.
Over 1. Five lakh human beings visit the park yearly.
Nepal’s Amazing Ecosystem nurtures a number of the maximum specific and rare species of Nature. The Terai region of Nepal which is a heat sub-tropical belt of the united states of America is home to species like Royal Bengal tigers, rhinos, leopard’s wild elephants, sloth bears, monkeys, crocodiles, and many deer species to Plus it has approximately 250 species of distinct birds both migratory and local.
The Terai vicinity hosts the two major country wide parks aka Royal Chitwan and Bardia in Nepal. Both the above flora and fauna parks had been hooked up as part of the inexperienced eco-conservation Policy of the Govt of Nepal to be able to guard the animals falling under the endangered species categories and to guard the habitat they may be part of. The National Parks are the maximum favorite locations in Asia to which offers one an entire jungle enjoy.
Most of the Govt accredited excursion operators offer trips that are inclusive of factors like jungle sports & lodging centers in conjunction with transportation to and from the parks.
The Chitwan National Park
The Chitwan National Park has six major jungle lodges unfold throughout its sizable radius. These quiet motels are the correct vicinity to revel in the real safari revel in of the Terai.
There are many jungle activities that you will absorb from occurring Nature walks to Bird looking etc. which are one of the many approaches of being part of the wild Nature while staying inside the jungle. The accommodations have separate cottage lodges with attached bathtub or If one desires to have the “Indiana Jones” enjoy then you’ll opt for the properly-supplied luxurious tent camps to live in. Canoeing at the Rapti or Narayani rivers makes for an adventurous river tour permitting one to witness the numerous unique chook species of Chitwan. And if lucky one may also even get to be near with the shy freshwater Gangetic dolphins that inhabit the rivers.