Motorbike patrolling introduced at Manas National Park
For the first time ever, forest guards of Manas National Park, will patrol on motor bikes instead of on foot! The Tiger Conservation at Manas National Park has unfolded a new chapter recently. Extensive and intricate patrolling at the deep heart as well as porous border of Manas is possible now, with the newly introduced Motorbike Patrolling.
“Earlier we patrolled on foot and could cover distances only as much our feet would allow. Now that we have motorbikes, we feel better equipped at detailed patrolling of the park”, says Forester MrinmoyHazarika, in a conversation with the Aaranyak team. While trainee Ansuma Brahma added, “We have patrolled 995 kilometres of the Bhuyanpara Range in just 2 weeks. This has been made possible only because of the motorbikes.”