Tag archive for ‘Wildlife’
    Instead of being concerned, departmental officials are simply trying to play down the incident by stating that they can still spot the animal
    By Rajesh N Singh On Sunday, June 30th, 2013
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    It’s again the free emperor as radio collar stops working

    Lucknow: The emperor or ‘Badshah’ of the jungle is undoubtedly the tiger. But, humans have been able to keep a track of the jungle emperor with the help of hi-tech devices like the radio collar. No doubt it’s More...

    On being approached by humans, these snakes beat a hasty retreat but when it feels cornered, it can inflict a painful bite but since it is non venomous, the bite is never fatal
    By Rajesh N Singh On Friday, May 31st, 2013
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    Rat Snakes: Looks alone is the enemy

    Lucknow: Mere mention of its name sends shiver down the spine and probably this is the reason for the immediate issuance of a death warrant for this animal on being spotted. The animal in question is none other More...

    A decade back, in 2002, it was declared a threatened species by the International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources (IUCN) in its Red Data Book
    By Dr Vineeta Singh On Friday, May 24th, 2013
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    Gone is the music of chirping sparrows

    Gurgaon: It is a hat trick of celebrations to mark every year on March 20 as World Sparrow Day in India. Beyond that nothing concrete has being done to save this chirping birds from hurtling towards extinction. A More...

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    By Rajesh N Singh On Wednesday, May 22nd, 2013
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    Pesticides taking a toll on honeybee population

    Lucknow: Unabated use of pesticides in crop protection is posing a grave threat to the very existence of honeybee in the world. Although its survival appears to be rather bleak, corrective measures are still to More...

    Experts are of the view that if corrective measures are initiated, time is not far away when this species would cease to exist in this sanctuary
    By Rajesh N Singh On Sunday, May 19th, 2013
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    ‘Neglected’ gharials awaiting corrective measures, officials unmoved

    Lucknow: Looks are deceptive and this holds true for Gharial, a long snouted species of crocodile found in India. It is solely a fish eater and does not attack humans or wild animals. And probably this gentle habit More...

    Elephant herd in Bankey Taal area of Dudhwa National Park
    By Rajesh N Singh On Wednesday, May 15th, 2013
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    Wild visitors from abroad get permanent abode in India

    Lucknow: Beyond a certain point even animals refuse to tolerate habitat destruction. This was amply proved when large number of elephants from Nepal crossed over to Indian forest following large-scale clear felling More...