In a rare sighting, a white hole has been found at Cauvery Wildlife Sanctuary- The New Indian Express

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Bengaluru: House to wholesome tigers, leopards, and elephants, Karnataka’s wildlife has added one other feather to its cap. An albino canine (wild canine) was noticed on the Cauvery Wildlife Sanctuary (CWS). Based on Karnataka Forest Division officers, that is the primary sighting of this species not solely within the state but additionally in India.

The animal was first noticed by a foot patrol workforce contained in the sanctuary. Digicam lure photographs additionally confirmed the existence of the albino gap. Till now, the division has been maintaining the distinctive sight a secret, but it surely was shared into the general public area on Friday by a workforce of wildlife fans who found it close to a ranch on personal land bordering the CWS.

“We have seen it on digicam a number of instances. The intercourse has but to be confirmed. We’re now carefully watching the animals’ actions. It is the primary time this has been documented,” Nandesh L, Deputy Governor of Forestry, CWS, informed TNIE.

He stated the digicam lure photographs had been taken by administration, wildlife advocates and researcher Sanjay Gopi, who performed a examine on leopards within the reserve. It was seen close to Sangam and thus far just one animal has been noticed.

Forest officers stated there’s a wholesome inhabitants of small animals inside the forest patch, roughly equal to cheetahs. There are instances the place a package deal with greater than 30 dholes has been seen strolling round collectively. The variety of cheetahs is about 200 within the wildlife sanctuary.

The inhabitants of dholes has not but been evaluated. Whereas officers had been happy with the distinctive sighting, there was additionally a way of concern about poaching and the rise in human presence. Nandesh stated safety has been elevated and patrols out and in of the jungle patches. He stated extra employees can be deployed to the border areas to observe the fishermen.

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