Kenya lost over 100 rhinos in three years

Wildlife crime and related illegal trade is now globally ranked as one of the most serious international crimes

Nairobi: Kenya lost over 100 rhinos to poachers in the last three years, raising fears that the country’s total number of 1,000 rhinos could be wiped out, a government official said on Wednesday. Wildlife crime and related illegal trade is now globally ranked as one of the most serious international crimes Environment Cabinet Secretary Judi Wakhungu More...

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Through vibrant AVs of tigers in action in the wild, Thapar linked the animal's origins with Indian history
By IANS On Tuesday, January 27th, 2015
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Be careful on relocating tigers: Valmik Thapar

Kolkata: Tiger expert Valmik Thapar has expressed concern on relocating the Royal Bengal tigers in the Sunderbans mangrove of West Bengal and “dumping” them elsewhere in the forest, a process, he said, More...

The leopard had strayed out of Baikunthapur forest division into Bandhunagar village
By IndiLeak Bureau On Monday, January 26th, 2015
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Unconcious leopard done to death by villagers in Bengal

Kolkata: It is a shocker of an incident where for an inadvertent mistake, the death sentence was awarded. Yes the animal committed a mistake of venturing out of its domain into the the human territory and was instantly More...

He said that the carcasses were found during the annual rhino census at Jaldapara National Park
By IndiLeak Bureau On Sunday, January 25th, 2015
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3 rhinos found dead in Bengal’s Jaldapara National Park

Kolkata: In a shocking tale of Rhino conservation in West Bengal’s Jaldapara National Park, three rhino deaths were reported in the past one week. He said that the carcasses were found during the annual rhino More...

In 2012, there were 22 tigers in the Valmiki Tiger Reserve
By IndiLeak Bureau On Thursday, January 22nd, 2015
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Bihar’s Valmiki Reserve has now 28 tigers; UP figure drops

Patna/Lucknow: Efforts of wildlife conservation, especially for nation’s national animal has shown positive results as the number of tigers in Bihar’s Valmiki Tiger Reserve has increased from 22 to 28 More...

The Nigeria-Cameroon chimpanzee is perhaps the least studied of all chimpanzee sub-species
By IANS On Wednesday, January 21st, 2015
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Endangered chimps can disappear in our lifetime

New York: Climate change has threatened the population of the planet’s most endangered chimpanzee sub-species, researchers report. The Nigeria-Cameroon chimpanzee is perhaps the least studied of all chimpanzee More...

This latest data indicates that India has now 70 percent of the world's tiger population
By IndiLeak Bureau On Tuesday, January 20th, 2015
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India has 2226 tigers: A jump of 520 tigers in four years

New Delhi: Tiger population in India has shown a remarkable growth in the last four years and this will certainly cheer up the wildlifers and the wildlife enthusiasts alike. This latest data indicates that India More...

Initially, one machine will be installed for 15 days. If the results are good, we can fix more machines at various locations
By IANS On Monday, January 19th, 2015
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To fight monkey menace, Himachal to try ultrasonic shots

Shimla: Faced with troops of marauding monkeys that have been stealing food and menacing the streets of this popular resort and nearby areas, Himachal Pradesh’s wildlife wing is planning to ‘fire’ More...

A clear link was revealed between temperature and coat pattern, with zebras from the hottest areas having bodies with most stripes
By IANS On Sunday, January 18th, 2015
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Zebra’s stripes function like air coolers

Washington: The distinctive monochrome fur pattern in zebras keep the animals cool under the hot African sun, shows a recent study. A clear link was revealed between temperature and coat pattern, with zebras from More...

The number of crocodile in the park has gone up by 21 as the previous year's figure stood at 1,644
By IndiLeak Bureau On Thursday, January 15th, 2015
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Crocodile population goes up in Bhitarkanika Park

Bhubaneswar: For avid wildlife lovers and herpetologists it certainly is a heartening news that the crocodile population has gone up appreciably in the Bhitarkanika National Park of Odisha. The number of crocodile More...