India’s first Humboldt Penguins reach Mumbai zoo

The Humboldts will remain quarantined in a special enclosure for at least the next 90 days

Mumbai: A tiny colony of Humboldt Penguins, including three males, three females and two female babies, arrived at the Mumbai zoo from Seoul, South Korea, on Tuesday, an official said. The Humboldts will remain quarantined in a special enclosure for at least the next 90 days This will be the first time the flightless penguins will be exhibited in any More...

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161 rhinos have been killed in Kaziranga
By Agencies On Friday, July 22nd, 2016
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239 rhinos killed in Assam since 2001, most killed in Kaziranga

Guwahati: A total of 239 one-horned rhinos have been killed by poachers in Assam from 2001 to 2016, and despite high security, most were from Kaziranga National Park, which accounted for 161, the state assembly More...

A forest official department said on Monday that it was not yet clear if it were the same lions
By IANS On Monday, July 18th, 2016
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Lions spotted near Ashoka rock edict in Junagadh

Ahmedabad: A week after a pride of eight lions were seen loitering in a residential area of Junagadh town, a group of four lions were on the road near the rock edict of Emperor Ashoka close to the residential area More...

The committee has decided to compile the entire data base of the rhino horn kept in various treasuries
By IANS On Saturday, July 16th, 2016
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Assam starts verifying rhino horns in government custody

Guwahati: The Assam government on Saturday started the process to verify the rhino horns in its custody, giving in to demands for a CBI probe to ascertain the genuineness of the horns of one-horned rhinos. The committee More...

Sample of the dead tiger's lungs and liver were being sent for forensic investigations
By IndiLeak Bureau On Wednesday, July 13th, 2016
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Snake bite kills a Tiger in Uttarakhand’s Corbett Reserve

Nainital: A tiger was found to have died in the Corbett Tiger Reserve in Ramnagar following a snake bite. Sample of the dead tiger’s lungs and liver were being sent for forensic investigations An official More...

Three persons were killed in attacks by lions in Amreli district between March and May this year
By IANS On Tuesday, July 12th, 2016
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Lions attack man near Gir forests, spotted in Junagadh town

Ahmedabad: One person was seriously injured when three lions attacked him in Gujarat’s Amreli district on Tuesday while a video on the social media depicting a pride of eight lions roaming about a human habitat More...

The tiger got badly mauled in a territorial fight with another tiger
By IndiLeak Bureau On Thursday, July 7th, 2016
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Territorial fight leads to death of a tiger near Corbett

Ramnagar (Uttrakhand): When a dispute is settled on the principle of `might is right’, blood spills. This instinct was witnessed between two tigers of Corbett National Park in which one of the two fought till More...

"Strenuous efforts" were made earlier for two days to tranquilise and capture the tusker
By IANS On Wednesday, July 6th, 2016
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Bengal shoots rogue elephant as ‘last resort’

Kolkata: A rogue elephant was on Tuesday shot down in the forests of southern West Bengal by authorised members as a “last resort” and as per a decision of the state government, officials said here. “Strenuous More...

Paucity of prey animals forces a carnivore to enter near human settlement
By IndiLeak Bureau On Saturday, July 2nd, 2016
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Villagers kill wild leopard in Gujarat

Ahmedabad: The only mistake committed by it was to have ventured into an area that was out of bound and the punishment was `capital’. Yes, this happened with a wild leopard that strayed into a village from More...

The rhino may have been killed at least two days back
By IndiLeak Bureau On Thursday, June 30th, 2016
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Poachers strike again, kill a rhino in Assam

Guwahati: Even though the Sarbanand Sonowal government has resolved to wipe out the menace of rhino poaching from the state, the poachers active in the state continue to strike at will with one more rhino falling More...