The Mudumalai Tiger Reserve (MTR) near here will remain closed between February 19 and 25. Stating this here on Friday the Field Director, MTR Rajiv K.Srivastava said that it was to facilitate the conduct of the 2nd All India Tiger, Co-predators, prey species census and habitat monitoring and Phase 1 data collection exercise from February 20 to 25.

Among the participants would be members of the Nilgiri Wildlife and Environment Association (NWLEA), the World Wide Fund for Nature, students of the Government Arts College doing Wildlife, Biology and Geology and Biotechnology and other non governmental organizations..

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