Gangetic dolphins sighted in highly polluted pockets of Hooghly

Kolkata: Experts from Worldwide Fund for Nature-India, who mapped the abundance of and threats to Gangetic dolphins in the Hooghly, say one of the most “striking features” of the study was that the endangered mammals were sighted in highly polluted pockets of the river. Sen spotted around seven to eight dolphins with calves in Kolaghat The More...

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By IndiLeak Bureau On Wednesday, March 22nd, 2017
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Wildlife smugglers arrested, 23 red crowned roof turtle recovered

Agra: At least 23 rare species of red crowned roof turtle, popularly called `lal tilakdhari’, were recovered from international wildlife smugglers by a team of forest and police officials in a joint operation. The More...

By Agencies On Tuesday, March 21st, 2017
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Wild chimpanzees have long life spans

New York: Chimpanzees living in the wild — with favourable ecological factors, abundant supply of high-energy and nutritious foods and low predation levels — can have long life spans, a study has found. Chimpanzees More...

By IANS On Wednesday, March 15th, 2017
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Sloth bear kills four in north Gujarat

Ahmedabad: Four persons, including a forest official, were killed in an attack by a sloth bear in north Gujarat in the last two days, officials said on Tuesday. Jessore Sloth Bear Wildlife Sanctuary on Gujarat-Rajasthan More...

By IndiLeak Bureau On Sunday, March 5th, 2017
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Tiger kills rhino in Dudhwa National Park

Lakhimpur Kheri (Uttar Pradesh): In a rare but deadly conflict, an adult rhinoceros was killed by a tiger in the rhino project area of Dudhwa National Park. This is the first incident of a adult rhino being killed More...

By IndiLeak Bureau On Tuesday, February 28th, 2017
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Cheers! Three tiger cubs spotted in Rajasthan’s Ranthambore

Jaipur: For wild-lifers it certainly is a development to cheer about as three tiger cubs have been spotted in Ranthambore National Park in Rajasthan’s Sawai Madhopur district. A close watch was being maintained More...

By Agencies On Thursday, February 23rd, 2017
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Corbett to count its crocodiles, gharials, otters

New Delhi: All set to take a glimpse of its marine and sub-marine animal life, the Corbett Tiger Reserve (CTR) will count crocodiles, gharials and otters residing in the park after almost a decade. The ghariyal More...

By IndiLeak Bureau On Sunday, February 12th, 2017
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Man-eating tiger captured alive in Pilibhit

Pilibhit: A man-eating young tiger that had unleashed a reign of terror in the region for over three months during which it had killed six people, was finally tranquillised and caught alive on Saturday afternoon More...

By IANS On Monday, February 6th, 2017
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‘Kiss of death’ with cobra kills snake lover

Navi Mumbai: In a shocking incident, a snake lover in Navi Mumbai paid with his life for attempting to kiss a rescued cobra and click a selfie here last week, an activist said on Monday. The snake was fine but jittery, More...

By IndiLeak Bureau On Thursday, February 2nd, 2017
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Tiger trapped in `iron wire trap’ rescued, in Nainital zoo

Nainital: Alert forest officials of Uttarakhand state managed to successfully rescue an injured tiger trapped in an iron wire trap near an abandoned building in Chandpur Lahera village here on Tuesday. The tiger More...