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Rare Black Panther Captured in Camera in the forested area of Sundargarh

Sundargarh:21/5/18: A black panther, an endangered animal, has been sighted in the forested area in Odisha’s Sundargarh district.

The footage of Black Panther or the melanistic leopard has been captured by the camera installed in Garjanpahad reserve forest in Hemagiri rage of Sundargarh forest division. The camera had been put in place in the dense forest areas to track the movement of wild animals, said Chief Wildlife Warden, Sadeep Tripathy.Camera traps were laid since December, 2015. It is for the first time that black panther has been sighted in Odisha, he added.

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Ashok Palit has completed his graduation from Upendranath College Soro, Balasore and post graduation from Utkal University in Odia Language and literture.. He has also carved out a niche for himself as a scribe of eminence after joining the profession in 1988. He is also an independent media production professional. He brings loads of experience to Advanced Media, Ashok Palit as a cineaste has been active in film criticism for over three decades. As a film society activist, he soared to eminence for his profound commitment to the art film appreciation and aesthetics of cinema. His mode of discourse is often erudite but always lucid and comprehensible marked by a perfect acumen so rare in the field. A film aesthete with an immense fond of critical sensibilities, he wrote about growth and development of odia cinema in New Indian Express, The Times of India, The Hindustan Times, The Asian Age and Screen. He has been working as an Editor for Cine Samaya from 2002-2004.. He had made solid contribution on cinema in many odia Dailies and weekly such as Samaj, Prajatantra, Dharatri, Samaya, Satabadi, and weekly Samaya.

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