Speed proves fatal for wildlife on this stretch bisecting Aravalis
| Monday | 1st April, 2019
“Since the time the Gurugram-Faridabad road has been widened, the forest department raised a demand to build such passages.
In January, a female leopard was run over by a heavy vehicle on the Gurugram-Faridabad road.
Rajasthan, meanwhile, took the initiative to protect wildlife by declaring a wildlife sanctuary, Sariska, covering an area of 866 square kilometres.
However, the fact is that wild animals die every day on these roads and several cases go unreported.
In its recommendations, the WII study called for prioritising conservation in Mangar Bani and other areas contiguous to the Gurugram-Faridabad road, describing these as the “last remnants” for wildlife here.