Sea turtles find safe haven in Costa Rican national park

Each turtle can lay up to 100 eggs that hatch in 90 days

Tortuguero (Costa Rica): Nestled in the Costa Rican Caribbean is Tortuguero, a small village surrounded by fresh water, the sea and the splendours of nature that it has learned to preserve for its own benefit and for the enjoyment of thousands of tourists. Each turtle can lay up to 100 eggs that hatch in 90 days To reach Tortuguero requires a boat trip More...

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Whale Sharks are the largest living non mammalian vertebrate
By IndiLeak Bureau On Monday, September 29th, 2014
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Whale Shark found dead on Panambur beach

Mangalore (Karnataka): Revered by some Asian population including those from Vietnam, a Whale Shark was found dead here on the Panambur beach on Sunday morning. Whale Sharks are the largest living non mammalian More...

With the addtion of this new speicies, the number count of snake speices found in India has gone up to 297
By IndiLeak Bureau On Sunday, September 28th, 2014
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New snake speices discovered in Odisha

Bhubaneswar: In a major breakthrough achieved by a herpetologist of Odisha, a new species of snake was discovered. With the addtion of this new speicies, the number count of snake speices found in India has gone More...

After a thorough search, the troopers recovered 192 Indian tortoises and 65 kg red colour sandal wood from the apprehended person
By Indileak Web Desk On Saturday, September 27th, 2014
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BSF seize 192 tortoises in Bengal

Kolkata: BSF personnel have seized 192 tortoises valued over Rs 1.15 crore in the international market from West Bengal’s North 24 Parganas district while the animals were being smuggled to Bangladesh, an More...

The monkey was on the brink of extinction and now, thanks to this effort, the situation has changed
By IANS On Wednesday, September 24th, 2014
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Brazilian nature reserve saves endangered monkey from extinction

Silva Jardim (Brazil): An environmental reserve in Brazil that four decades ago began gathering the surviving Golden Lion Tamarins has prevented the extinction of one of the most endangered species of primates in More...

The zoo authorities called the police who besides registering a case, sent the body of the deceased for post-mortem
By IndiLeak Bureau On Tuesday, September 23rd, 2014
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White tiger kills a boy in Delhi zoo

New Delhi: In a freak accident, a teen-aged boy was killed by a white tiger in Delhi zoo here on Tuesday afternoon. The zoo authorities called the police who besides registering a case, sent the body of the deceased More...

The incident happened on Friday evening in Peppimenarti, about 320km south-west of Darwin
By IANS On Saturday, September 20th, 2014
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Australian hunter pokes crocodile’s eye to survive

Sydney: An Australian hunter has claimed to have escaped literally from the jaws of death, saying he saved himself in a crocodile attack by poking the reptile in the eye. The incident happened on Friday evening More...

A team filmed five Indian peacocks using two high-speed video cameras
By IANS On Thursday, September 18th, 2014
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Male peacock doesn’t sacrifice much to woo his lady

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 More...

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...