Caution sounded as tigers spotted near Goa-Karnataka border

Panaji: As a precautionary measure, warning to tourists and travellers has been issued by the Railways on Saturday cautioning public that tigers and leopards have been sighted along the Castlerock-Kulem rail section near the Goa-Karnataka border. The area is popular with trekkers and wildlife enthusiasts “It is reported that tigers and leopards More...

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By Agencies On Friday, June 8th, 2018
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Honeybees understand abstract concept of zero

Washington: Australian and French scientists have discovered that honeybees can understand the concept of zero, making them into the ranks of an elite club of clever animals including dolphins, parrots, primates More...

By Agencies On Sunday, May 27th, 2018
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DRI recovers 24 pieces of ivory in Guwahati

Kolkata: The Directorate of Revenue Intelligence has recovered 24 pieces of ivory weighing 5.8 kgs near Guwahati Railway station in Assam, the agency said in a release on Sunday. Endangered species are regularly More...

By Indileak Web Desk On Saturday, May 26th, 2018
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Endangered soft-shell turtles seized in Bengal

Kolkata: West Bengal’s CID on Saturday seized a consignment of endangered Indian soft-shell turtles having market value of almost Rs 20 lakh from the state’s Howrah district, according to an official More...

By Agencies On Saturday, May 19th, 2018
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Bengal Safari Park welcomes newborn tiger cubs

Kolkata: A Royal Bengal Tigress gave birth to three healthy cubs at Bengal Safari Park in the state’s Siliguri, an official said on Saturday. Shila was the only female tiger in the Bengal Safari’s tiger More...

By Agencies On Wednesday, May 16th, 2018
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Chimps sleep on cleaner beds than humans

New York: If you think humans sleep on cleaner beds than other species, think again. According to a study, chimpanzees, our closest evolutionary relatives, keep their sleeping arrangements tidier than us. The nests More...

By IANS On Thursday, May 10th, 2018
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Only 11 Indus dolphins survive in India

New Delhi: Only five to 11 individual Indus Dolphins, one of the world’s rarest mammals, survive in India, with their habitat confined to 130 km stretch of Beas river in Punjab, reveals the first-ever organised More...

By IndiLeak Bureau On Thursday, May 10th, 2018
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Strayed wild leopard caught in Siliguri

Siliguri: After playing hide and seek with the authorities for over a week, the end came late on Tuesday night when efforts to catch the vagabond feline alive fructified. The trapped leopard has been handed over More...

By IANS On Monday, April 30th, 2018
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Ten jumbos from Karnataka to help conservation at UP’s Dudhwa

New Delhi: With a new rhino area to monitor and rising man-animal conflict to control, Uttar Pradesh’s Dudhwa National Park will get ten elephants from Karnataka to deal with the situation. Dudhwa also has More...

By IndiLeak Bureau On Thursday, April 19th, 2018
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Villagers corner and kill Tiger in Pilibhit Reserve

New Delhi: Human-wildlife conflict took an ugly turn in Uttar Pradesh’s Pilibhit Tiger Reserve when the villagers cornered a tiger and reportedly beat it to death. One tiger was declared man-eater, caught More...