Male peacock doesn’t sacrifice much to woo his lady

A team filmed five Indian peacocks using two high-speed video cameras

London: The magnificent plumage of the peacock may not be quite the sacrifice for love that it appears to be, researchers at the University of Leeds have found. A team filmed five Indian peacocks using two high-speed video cameras A team filmed five Indian peacocks using two high-speed video cameras to find out what price male birds pay for carrying More...

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Atlas Moths caterpillar weaves its cocoon out of broken strands of silk
By IANS On Wednesday, September 17th, 2014
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Indian naturalists find giant moth in Western Ghats

Kolhapur (Maharashtra): A team of naturalists have found an entire family of the gigantic and rare Attacus Atlas moth, the world’s largest, in the Western Ghats in Kolhapur. Atlas Moths caterpillar weaves More...

Dogs formed  the most common prey animal at 39 percent
By Indileak Web Desk On Friday, September 12th, 2014
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Dogs are the preferred prey of leopards in India

New Delhi: Wild leopards prefer dogs over domestic livestock for prey. This fact has come to light following a study carried out and subsequently published by noted wildlife biologist K Ullas Karanth. Dogs formed More...

The herd can be seen in the dense forest across the river Girwa
By IndiLeak Bureau On Wednesday, September 10th, 2014
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Katerniaghat sanctuary is abode for Nepalese wild elephants

Bahraich (Uttar Pradesh): They came as any other visitor from abroad but decided to stay back. Yes, this is the story of a herd of elephants that crossed the border from Nepal as a part of annual migratory pattern More...

Bystanders spotted the man in the water and dragged him to the beach
By IANS On Tuesday, September 9th, 2014
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Australian man killed in shark attack

Canberra: A man was killed on Tuesday in a shark attack in Australia’s New South Wales (NSW) state’s far north coast. Bystanders spotted the man in the water and dragged him to the beach The incident More...

We are going to organise the skill development training programmes from September 25
By IANS On Friday, September 5th, 2014
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Javadekar promises to expedite CBI probe into rhino poaching

Kaziranga (Assam):Union Minister of State for Environment and Forest Prakash Javadekar on Friday assured to speed up the CBI probe into the poaching of Assam’s one-horned rhinos. We are going to organise the More...

Forest department sought the help of the army to rescue the rhino
By IndiLeak Bureau On Friday, September 5th, 2014
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Army engaged in rescue of Rhino from canal in Bengal

Jalpaiguri (West Bengal): What could be more strange a sight than finding a rhino trapped accidentally in a canal.This rare sight was witnessed early on Friday morning when villagers of Kathambari in Jalpaiguri More...

We restrain the West Bengal government not to administer sterlisation
By IndiLeak Bureau On Tuesday, September 2nd, 2014
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Apex Court restrains West Bengal govt from sterilising elephants

New Delhi: Taking serious note of West Bengal government’s reported decision to initiate “regressive” measures for curbing the elephant population in the state, the Supreme Court on Tuesday restrained More...

By the year 2012, seven tigers were brought to this area from Ranthambore Tiger Reserve
By IndiLeak Bureau On Friday, August 29th, 2014
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Yet another tiger cub pair spotted in Sariska Reserve

Alwar (Rajasthan): Barely a month after two tiger cubs were spotted, presence of two more tiger cubs was recorded on Thursday evening in the Sariska Tiger reserve. By the year 2012, seven tigers were brought to More...

Javadekar said that a special "alert system" would also be utilised in case of disasters pertaining to fire and floods
By IndiLeak Bureau On Tuesday, August 26th, 2014
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Govt to adopt advanced technology for tiger tracking

New Delhi: With declining population of tigers in the wild a matter of grave concern, the National Tiger Conservation Authority (NTCA) in collaboration with the Wildlife Crime Control Bureau will soon launch a new More...