Forest officials initiate action against poaching

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Chamarjangara, (Karnataka) June 25 (UNI) In an operation against poaching of wild animals, the forest department officials seized as many as 30 hunting dogs in the thick forest region at K Gudi village used by the poachers.

The forest squad including District Forest Officer (DFO) Raju and others, on an tip off the tracked the poachers who had arrived to hunt animals with digs in a truck. They also seized the carcasses of a wild bear and fesears.

However, the poachers who have seen the forest officials were managed to escape from the scene.

It was said that the poachers used to train dogs to hunt wild animals for their meat, Skin and fangs. As they use no weapons their presence goes unnoticed when they move near the forests.

Forest officials said the poachers mainly belongs to various nomad tribes operate in the forests of bordering states of Tamilnadu, Kerla, Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh used to hunt down wild animals using dogs.

The officials said that the seized dogs were later have been let off in the forest areas.

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