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 and sent to Lucknow Zoo According to a senior forest official, the feline in question was brutally done to deatb inside the tiger reserve’s More...

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By Indileak Web Desk On Monday, April 16th, 2018

Four wild elephants killed in Odisha on rail track

Bhubaneswar: Four wild elephants were killed after a train hit them on a railway track in Odisha’s Jharsuguda district on Monday. The incident occurred near the Bagdihi forest range The incident occurred near More...

By Indileak Web Desk On Tuesday, April 10th, 2018

UP to set up Tiger Conservation Foundation at Dudhwa

Lucknow: In a bid to boost eco-tourism in the state, the Uttar Pradesh Cabinet on Tuesday approved a proposal for setting up the Tiger Conservation Foundation at the Dudhwa wildlife reserve, an official spokesman More...

By Agencies On Wednesday, March 21st, 2018

Rare Brow-antlered deer census in Manipur from Thursday

Imphal: The Manipur government and some NGOs will start a census of the rare and endangered brow-antlered deer in their natural habitat — Keibul Lamjao National Park, 45 km from the state capital — from More...

By Agencies On Sunday, March 18th, 2018

Assam’s Pabitora sanctuary records 102 one-horned rhinos

Guwahati: In what might bring cheer to conservators and wildlife lovers, Assam’s Pabitara wildlife sanctuary, which just spans 48 square km, has recorded 102 one-horned rhinos. We have recorded presence of More...

By Indileak Web Desk On Wednesday, February 28th, 2018

Only 13% of world’s tiger conservation areas meet standards

New Delhi: Indicating the seriousness of the existential threat tigers face across 11 countries, a report said on Wednesday that only 13 per cent of tiger conservation areas meet global standards. As of 2016, the More...

By Agencies On Saturday, February 24th, 2018

Woman attacked by shark at Sydney beach

Canberra: A 55-year-old woman was mauled by a great white shark during a leisurely swim on a Sydney beach. The predator was believed to be between 2.7 metre and 3.2 metre long Anna Shurapey from Sydney’s southwest More...

By Indileak Web Desk On Thursday, February 22nd, 2018

Assam to observe ‘Rhino Day’ on September 22

Guwahati: In a bid to keep the world famous one-horned rhinoceros of Assam under the global spotlight, the Assam government has decided to commemorate September 22 as “Rhino Day”, an official said on More...

By Agencies On Wednesday, February 21st, 2018

Man jumps into Kerala zoo’s lion enclosure, saved

Thiruvananthapuram: In a bizarre incident, a 45-year-old man visiting the Thiruvananthapuram Zoo on Wednesday jumped into an open enclosure housing of a lion, but was saved in the knick of time. A fire-fighting More...

By Agencies On Tuesday, February 20th, 2018

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 More...