At least 25 rhinos die in Nepal’s largest pachyderm habitat

Kathmandu: At least 25 endangered one-horned rhinos died in Nepal’s largest habitat of the pachyderms during the 2016-17 fiscal. The horn is also regarded as a traditional medicine in some countries According to the Chitwan National Park (CNP), out of the total deaths during the last fiscal, 21 died a natural death while four others died due to More...

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By IndiLeak Bureau On Sunday, July 9th, 2017
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Wild Gir Lioness falls in village well, rescued

Rajkot: Having heard a SOS in the form of growl, the locals reacted and to their surprise located a young lioness helplessly looking upwards for rescue. It was only in the morning when the helpless liones was spotted More...

By Agencies On Saturday, June 24th, 2017
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SSB seizes wildlife products worth Rs 2.47 cr, arrests one

Kolkata: The Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB) on Saturday said it arrested a smuggler from West Bengal’s Alipurduar district and seized a consignment of wildlife products worth Rs 2.47 crore from his possession. The More...

By IndiLeak Bureau On Wednesday, June 21st, 2017
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Wait on for nod to tranquilise, treat injured Bandhavgarh tigress

Bhopal: Authorities at the Bandhavgarh Tiger Reserve are waiting for a nod from the state’s chief wildlife warden for attending to a life-threatening wound suffered by a wild tigress of the reserve. The injured More...

By IANS On Friday, June 9th, 2017
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Rescued Indian tortoises to fly back home from Singapore

New Delhi: Trafficked from India to Singapore’s illegal animal market for use in traditional Chinese medicines or to become pets, 97 endangered Indian Star Tortoises will soon fly back home, wildlife officials More...

By IndiLeak Bureau On Friday, June 2nd, 2017
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Scary sight: Leopard spotted on Jaipur-Agra highway

Jaipur: Can there be anything more scary than the sighting of a wild feline on a road-side. This was exactly what several people undertaking a road journey had encountered on a national highway in Rajasthan. the More...

By Agencies On Thursday, May 25th, 2017
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Poaching leads to decline in Jharkhand’s elephant population

Ranchi: The elephant population has gradually declined in Jharkhand in the last 15 years with many succumbing to electrocution, railway accidents and poaching. In Palamau Tiger Reserve area, the elephant population More...

By Agencies On Thursday, May 18th, 2017
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Leopards abundant in India’s tea garden landscapes

Bengaluru: Leopards are abundant in tea garden landscapes in north-eastern India but their mere presence does not necessarily lead to conflicts with people, suggests new research. The study mapped more than 170 More...

By Agencies On Tuesday, May 16th, 2017
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Young leopard found dead in metal snare in Goa

Panaji: A young male leopard was found dead on Tuesday in a metal snare meant to trap wild boars near a village here. Role of poachers in putting up a metal snare to trap the leopard could not be ruled out Forest More...

By Agencies On Monday, May 15th, 2017
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Arunachal to set up Special Tiger Protection Force

Itanagar: Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Pema Khandu on Monday issued specific directives to expedite establishment of Special Tiger Protection Force (STPF) in the state. While conservation of tigers would be More...