Violation of jungle rules continues in Pench

It has come to mild that guides and Gypsy drivers are taking regulation in their fingers at some point of jungle safari in Deolapar Forest Range (Wildlife), Pench Tiger Reserve, with a concept to delight the travellers and earn a quick dollar. Despite repeated commands being issued once in a while by way of the wooded area authorities involved, unruly behaviour of Gypsy drivers in connivance with guides maintains unabated. Cornering of animals, especially tiger, in scenario while temperature is hovering can also worsen the carnivore, retaliating in the method and causing injuries or even dying.

Flouting pointers prolonged by National Tiger Conservation Authority (NTCA), these Gypsy drivers and courses take pleasure in cornering the huge cats, now not retaining distance of 50 meters in between motors and waiting past the stipulated time at a particular spot with a view to get a clear view and attractive pics of the tiger, tigress or cubs at a waterhole or other spot. NTCA has already issued commands now not to make images and spots of tigers viral on social media. Amlendu Pathak, Deputy Director, Pench Tiger Reserve, issued a letter to the Range Forest Officer (RFO) recently, drawing his attention towards crowding of tiger-bearing spots and stressful the carnivores.

The Gypsy drivers and guides are flouting the regulations by way of transferring together occupying the complete course inside the technique throughout jungle safari, no longer retaining distance in among motors and no longer preventing at a gap for 15 minutes.

He also sent a picture to the RFO, which indicates motors shifting three abreast on the path to corroborate his assertion. Pathak requested the RFO to maintain an assembly of the drivers and guides right now to enlighten them at the guidelines, guide them on NTCA norms and tourism coverage of Maharashtra Government. He additionally asked the RFO to take stern action against drivers and guides, if located violating the pointers/policies in the future. The RFO should also manual Foresters and Forest Guides beneath him approximately tourism guidelines in the jungle, make them visit the tourism routes and take strict action towards drivers/publications if discovered flouting the rules.

Jungle safari is an adventure which will enable the adventure buffs to peep into the wild world of animals and plants. Our country, India, is blessed with vast expanses of deep canopies which are home to several rare and endangered wildlife species.

Jungle safari is quite popular among the nature lovers as well as adventure lurks. In India, jungle safaris are mainly done in the several wildlife sanctuaries, national parks and protected reserves. During a jungle safari expedition, travellers get various options like jeep, elephants and horses to explore the entire jungle.

Destinations For Jungle Safari In India:

Jim Corbett National Park: Established in 1936, Corbett is the oldest and first national park of India. It is the first Tiger reserve of our country where all rules and regulations are strictly follows to preserve flora and fauna of the region. This national park, located in Uttrakhand provides shelter to a large number of Bengal Tigers, Asiatic Elephants, Wild Elephants, Leopards, Hyenas, Jackals, Hog Deers, Barking Deers, Sambhars, Chitals, Indian Pangolins, Bears, Langur and rhesus monkeys. Along with 600 species of avifauna, 33 species of reptiles, seven species of amphibians and fishes, and 33 species of dragon flies.

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