Wildife smuggler held in UP’s Amethi, 6430 tortoises seized

Lucknow: What could easily be termed as the biggest catch, the police and the wildlife authorities on Tuesday arrested the kingpin of a wild animal smuggling gang and recovered 6430 tortoises concealed in 115 gunny bags from a village in Amethi district of the state. Demand for tortoises is high in international market as it is considered a delicacy A More...

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By Agencies On Tuesday, January 10th, 2017

Elephant kills Indian tourist in Nepal

Kathmandu: An Indian tourist was killed after a wild elephant attacked her inside the Chitwan National Park in Chitwan on Tuesday, police said. The elephant attacked Kanpara while she was going around the centre The More...

By Agencies On Thursday, January 5th, 2017

Arctic area pollutants threatening polar bear

London: The exposure of the Arctic ecosystem to persistent organic pollutants (POPs) is toxic to the health of endangered polar bears, researchers warn. POPs are chemicals that remain intact in the environment for More...

By IndiLeak Bureau On Monday, January 2nd, 2017

Wild leopard enters Bengal town, captured alive

Kolkata: Before a precious life could be lost, the authorities swung into action and succeeded in catching the culprit posing immense danger to human lives. And the culprit in question was a leopard that had strayed More...

By IndiLeak Bureau On Thursday, December 29th, 2016

Mystery shrouds death of a tiger in Odisha

Bhubaneswar: A male tiger was found dead in mysterious circumstances in a dense forest of Odisha’s Bolangir district. He said that the autopsy would ascertain the cause of death According to a senior forest More...

By Agencies On Sunday, December 18th, 2016

Two elephants killed in a collision with train engine in Assam

Guwahati: Two wild elephants died and another was injured on Saturday when they dashed against a train engine in Assam’s Nagaon district, a railway official said. The engine was also damaged and had to be More...

By IndiLeak Bureau On Thursday, December 15th, 2016

Yet another rhino killed in Assam’s Kaziranga

Guwahati: Amid heightened security, poachers active in and around Kaziranga National Park managed to kill yet another rhino in the Park and subsequently took away its horn. Investigation was in progress to ascertain More...

By Agencies On Saturday, December 10th, 2016

Leopard captured from Yamuna Biodiversity park

New Delhi: The three-year-leopard, which had been ‘staying’ in the Yamuna Biodiversity park for about a month, was successfully captured on Saturday. We had been on a restless combing operation and happy More...

By Agencies On Monday, December 5th, 2016

Three elephants killed in Assam train accident

Guwahati: Three elephants were killed after being hit by a speeding train in Assam early Monday. Railway authorities said that the area was not an identified elephant corridor According to an official, the incident More...

By IndiLeak Bureau On Sunday, December 4th, 2016

Carcass of whale found on Odisha’s Pentha beach

Bhubaneswar: A 42-foot-long and 28-foot-wide carcass of a whale that may have died at least a fortnight ago, was found at Baidhara Pentha beach in Puri district of Odisha. He said that it was a rare whale shark More...