Substantial increase in Nepal’s tiger population

Kathmandu: Nepal has been able to almost double the number of wild tigers within a decade. There were 198 tigers in Nepal according to the last survey in 2013 The report released on the occasion of the National Conservation Day states that the number of tigers across the country has reached 235, agencies reported on Monday. The tiger census of 2009 More...

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By Agencies On Friday, September 21st, 2018
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Six of 11 lions in Gir die due to infighting, says forest department

Gandhinagar: As many as six of the 11 Asiatic lions found dead during the last eleven days in their only abode, Gir forests, died fighting among themselves, according to Gujarat Forest Department officials. The More...

By Agencies On Thursday, September 13th, 2018
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Tigress Sundari likely to be relocated to Madhya Pradesh

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government is likely to send back the Royal Bengal tigress ‘Sundari’ to the Bandhavgarh National Park in Madhya Pradesh after it mauled a woman to death in Satakosia wildlife More...

By Indileak Web Desk On Monday, August 27th, 2018
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Wild elephants trample 60-year-old man in Jharkhand

Ranchi: A 60-year-old man was trampled to death by wild elephants in Jharkhand’s Giridih district on Monday. The rampaging elephants had killed Gopi Singh, 70, in Jaspur village According to a state forest More...

By IANS On Sunday, July 29th, 2018
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An Asian elephant, Babu, struggles to eat in China

Beijing: Undeterred by the scorching heat, an eager crowd outside the guardrail encircling the leafy elephant enclosure cranes their necks, hoping to snap photos at the Zhengzhou Zoo in China’s Henan province. More...

By Agencies On Sunday, July 15th, 2018
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Jaguar escapes zoo enclosure, kills 6 animals

Washington: A jaguar escaped his enclosure at a zoo in the US and killed six other animals. Valero attacked four alpacas, one emu and a fox Audubon Zoo in New Orleans said the three-year-old male jaguar, named Valero, More...

By IANS On Thursday, July 12th, 2018
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Elephant corridors: SC says no states listening to Centre

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Thursday told the Centre that “no state is listening to government of India”, after it was told that that there were 27 critical elephant corridors which fall in 22 states, More...

By Indileak Web Desk On Wednesday, July 11th, 2018
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Assam raises new force for protection of one-horned rhinos

Guwahati: In an attempt to help the Forest Department to protect the one-horned rhinoceros, the Assam government has raised the Special Rhino Protection Force (SRPF), consisting 90 youth living in areas on the fringe More...

By Indileak Web Desk On Tuesday, June 26th, 2018
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Wild elephant run over by train in Uttarakhand

Dehradun: A female elephant was found dead in the Rajaji Tiger Reserve in Uttarakhand on Tuesday after being run over by a train, a forest official said. The officials of the forest reserve said a case will be filed More...

By Agencies On Saturday, June 23rd, 2018
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Tiger from MP settles down in Odisha Satkosia sanctuary

Bhubaneswar: The Royal Bengal tiger, which was translocated from Madhya Pradesh’s Kanha Tiger Reserve, has shown all signs of settling down in Odishas’ Satkosia sanctuary, an official said on Saturday. We More...