An Asian elephant, Babu, struggles to eat in China

Beijing: Undeterred by the scorching heat, an eager crowd outside the guardrail encircling the leafy elephant enclosure cranes their necks, hoping to snap photos at the Zhengzhou Zoo in China’s Henan province. The lone occupant is a 40-year-old male Asian elephant, Babu. After living in Zhengzhou for 30 years, Babu has become a superstar Weighing More...

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By Agencies On Sunday, July 15th, 2018
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Jaguar escapes zoo enclosure, kills 6 animals

Washington: A jaguar escaped his enclosure at a zoo in the US and killed six other animals. Valero attacked four alpacas, one emu and a fox Audubon Zoo in New Orleans said the three-year-old male jaguar, named Valero, More...

By IANS On Thursday, July 12th, 2018
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Elephant corridors: SC says no states listening to Centre

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Thursday told the Centre that “no state is listening to government of India”, after it was told that that there were 27 critical elephant corridors which fall in 22 states, More...

By Indileak Web Desk On Wednesday, July 11th, 2018
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Assam raises new force for protection of one-horned rhinos

Guwahati: In an attempt to help the Forest Department to protect the one-horned rhinoceros, the Assam government has raised the Special Rhino Protection Force (SRPF), consisting 90 youth living in areas on the fringe More...

By Indileak Web Desk On Tuesday, June 26th, 2018
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Wild elephant run over by train in Uttarakhand

Dehradun: A female elephant was found dead in the Rajaji Tiger Reserve in Uttarakhand on Tuesday after being run over by a train, a forest official said. The officials of the forest reserve said a case will be filed More...

By Agencies On Saturday, June 23rd, 2018
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Tiger from MP settles down in Odisha Satkosia sanctuary

Bhubaneswar: The Royal Bengal tiger, which was translocated from Madhya Pradesh’s Kanha Tiger Reserve, has shown all signs of settling down in Odishas’ Satkosia sanctuary, an official said on Saturday. We More...

By Indileak Web Desk On Saturday, June 16th, 2018
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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 More...

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...