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Entry of tourists in WWS banned from Feb 15 to April 15

Press Trust of India  |  Wayanad (Ker) 

Entry of tourists in the eco tourism zones in has been banned from tomorrow to April 15 due to the possibility of fires in the summer season, a top said.

Besides this, tourist activities inside the forest would not only disturb movementof wild animals from the forest fringesof and in search of fodder and water, but also result in man animalconflict, a release from the sanctuary said.

Considering these facts,the Principal ChiefForest Conservator (Wildlife) in Thiruvananthapuram ordered the ban under Section 30 and 33 the Wildlife Protection Act, 1972,it said.

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First Published: Wed, February 14 2018. 15:50 IST