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Thursday, October 16, 2014
The traders used ‘four wheeler’ for star tortoises and striped T-shirt for tiger skin
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Wednesday, October 15, 2014
A DNA analysis of 153 vultures caught from the wild for captive breeding centres of Bombay Natural History Society revealed that a large proportion was unrelated and that possibility of inbreeding was low. »
More on wildlife AND: ecosystems
Sunday, October 12, 2014
In the forested foothills of Sukna in the Kurseong subdivision alone, 21 species of springtails are found. The number falls with altitude.
More on wildlife AND: environmental issues
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October 1, 2011
The star of the Jervis National Park, near Sydney, is the Black Swan. Will this sanctuary resist the pressures of tourism and development?
August 30, 2011
A female rhino was killed by poachers in Assam’s Kaziranga National Park and her horn taken away on Tuesday thus raising the toll of slain rhinos to nine this year in the State.
July 31, 2011
High drama in West Bengal
June 26, 2011
Jairam Ramesh terms the morning’s sighting “the best ever”
June 20, 2011
The Assam-state-zoo-cum botanical garden is all set to achieve another milestone with the authorities planning to build a conservation breeding centre for the highly endangered golden langurs insid...
June 13, 2011
Wildlife experts are making one last effort to save the endangered Columbia Basin pygmy rabbit, believed to be extinct in the wild since mid-2004. The pygmy rabbit is the smallest rab...
May 24, 2011
The minister hopes to rope in the lead actors of the film
March 23, 2011
Expressing hope that the number of tigers in the country has increased, Environment Minister Jairam Ramesh today said that the census of the big cats would be made public on March 28.
March 12, 2011
An exhibition of rare wildlife photographs commenced at the President Hall on Avanashi Road in the city. According to N.I. Jalaludeen, President of Nature Conservation Society, the expo show...
March 3, 2011
With the steep decline in populations of many animal species, from frogs and fish to tigers, some scientists have warned that Earth is on the brink of a mass extinction like those that occur...
September 13, 2011
The wayward penguin known as “Happy Feet” has gone missing in the ocean south of New Zealand. There’s a slight chance scientists tracking the bird may hear from him again — if he’s still alive — b...
August 19, 2011
British scientists investigating a decline in the number of migrating cuckoos say five birds fitted with tiny satellite tracking devices have reached Africa on their journey south. The f...
July 8, 2011
All polar bears came from Ireland, claim scientists who have revealed that the animals descended from a single female brown bear living in the European nation during last Ice Age, around 10,...
June 22, 2011
Acknowledging the great revival story, UNESCO has removed the ‘danger tag’ imposed on the famous Manas National Park of Assam 19 years ago, following significant improvement in w...
June 16, 2011
A rogue elephant regularly ravaging farms in forest-fringe villages of Kerala’s Wayanad district has been radio-collared by Wildlife officials to monitor its movements.
June 10, 2011
A special South African police outfit which dealt with security during the 2010 FIFA World Cup has joined the country's fight against the scourge of rhino poaching which has seen 173 of the...
April 26, 2011
The summer rains which were in a long duration in Idukki district have considerably reduced the chances of wild fires that occur during the peak of the summer season resulting in vast lose t...
March 15, 2011
Maharashtra’s Vidarbha region, which has several tiger projects and wild life sanctuaries in close proximity is fast shaping up as the potential Tiger Capital of the country.
March 7, 2011
Also known as a cat bear or a fire fox, these creatures are on the endangered list. They live in the north eastern part of the country. They weigh around four kilos and are reddish brown in colour.
February 12, 2011
The Forest Department has decided to fix radio-collared telemeters on wild elephants for tracking their movement so as to avert man-animal conflicts that have, of late, become quite frequent, acco...
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