Elephant tusk seized in Bengal’s Siliguri, two arrested

Kolkata: Three pieces of an elephant tusk were seized in West Bengal’s Siliguri by DRI officials and two persons arrested, an official said on Monday. The elephant tusk was carried from Assam to Siliguri for smuggling out to Nepal The elephant tusk was carried from Assam to Siliguri for smuggling out to Nepal, said the official of Directorate More...

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By IndiLeak Bureau On Sunday, February 11th, 2018
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Speeding train kills four wild elephants in Assam

Guwahati: At least four elephants were killed and two others injured in Assam after a train hit a herd trying to cross railway tracks late on Saturday. The accident spot was an identified elephant corridor According More...

By Agencies On Thursday, February 8th, 2018
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Wild elephant kills man in Uttarakhand forests

Dehradun: Filming a wild pachyderm on his mobile cost his life. Yes, a 27-year-old man was killed by a wild elephant when he was attempting to film the animal on his mobile phone. Locals drove away the elephant More...

By IndiLeak Bureau On Tuesday, February 6th, 2018
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Captured tigress to be released in Pilibhit Tiger Reserve

Pillibhit: Much to the horror of locals, a fully grown tigress entered a village situated on the periphery of a forested tract of Pilibhit Tiger Reserve and made its way into a house and conveniently settled on More...

By IANS On Saturday, January 27th, 2018
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Two tigers, elephant die in Karnataka, poisoning suspected

Bengaluru: Even as the national tiger census-2018 continues, the Bandipur National Park in Karnataka has lost two of its tigers — a sub-adult male and a female — and an elephant, officials said on Saturday. Activists More...

By Agencies On Saturday, January 20th, 2018
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Leopard strays in Karnataka town, captured from a house

Bengaluru: A young leopard was captured on Saturday amid high drama after it remained trapped for hours in a house in Karnataka’s Tumakuru town, police said. Forest Department rescued the wild cat by tranquilising More...

By Agencies On Monday, January 15th, 2018
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Poachers strike as Kaziranga loses year’s first rhino

Guwahati: Poachers have killed this year’s first one-horned rhino at the Kaziranga national park but failed to take away the horn, park officials said on Monday. The guards heard gunshots from a place near More...

By Agencies On Saturday, January 13th, 2018
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First panda cub born in France makes public debut

Saint-Aignan (France): Five-month-old Yuan Meng, the first giant panda cub born in France, made its public debut on Saturday at the Beauval Zoo here in central France. The male baby panda, born on August 4, appeared More...

By Agencies On Tuesday, December 26th, 2017
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First hybrid bird species in Amazon rainforest discovered

Toronto: Taking a closer look at genetics and feathers, scientists have found that the golden-crowned manakin is in fact a hybrid species, making it the first such bird species known to be living in the Amazon rainforest. The More...

By Agencies On Friday, December 22nd, 2017
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Panda footprints can reveal their identities, sex

Beijing: Footprints left by giant pandas in the wild can help conservationists identify the individual panda that made them and determine its sex, says a new study. Footprints, on the other hand, are unique to each More...