Camera trapping 2015 in Melghat Tiger Reserve
A camera trapping exercise was carried out in East and West Melghat Divisions from 2nd March 2015 to 12th June 2015 under the project for conservation of tiger in buffer zone of Melghat Tiger Reserve. The camera trapping was carried out by a team led by Mr. Tushar Pawar. The team members included Research Assistant Mr. Shrikant Kathoi, Field Assistants, Mr. Ishwar Puri, Mr. Ramsingh Kasdekar, Mr. Ganesh Mawaskar, and Drivers, Mr. Sukhdas Puri and Mr. Puran Mawaskar. In all 9 individual tigers were photographed of which 4 were photographed in East Melghat Division and 5 in West Melghat Division. Several other species were photographed including leopard, sloth bear, four horned antelope, sambar, muntjac, gaur, black-naped hare, ratel, porcupine and jungle cat.