To preserve the tiger population, the government of the southern Indian state of Telangana has decided to set […]
While the largest number of overall seizures was reported by India, there is evidence that traffickers are still exploiting a previously-identified trade route stretching from Thailand to Viet Nam through Laos — three countries where the number of tiger farms has risen.
Wildlife Trust’s Program Provides Hands-on Training in Rescue and Rehabilitation of Animals
Malaysian authorities have busted a syndicate involved in trade of tiger and other wildlife parts and arrested three […]
Vultures Flight Renewed
The majestic vultures of Kerala state’s Wayanad “may yet live on.” A drastic fall in the state’s vulture population previously was attributed to use of the banned anti-inflammatory drug Diclofenac to treat cattle and other livestock. India’s federal Health Ministry has now curbed human formulations of injectable Diclofenac to single, 3 ml dose packs. The drug is banned for veterinary use. Read more from original source.
Karanath to Help Odisha Count Tigers Right
Conservation zoologist and tiger expert Dr. K Ullas Karanth will assist India’s Odisha state in enumeration of tiger population. Chief Wildlife Warden Dr SS Srivastava confirmed that the agreement is being finalised. Read more from original source.
No Bail for Ivory Smuggler
Notorious ivory smuggler Afzal Baig has been denied bail by an Indian court. Baig, an inter-State elephant tusk trader, is involved in five elephant poaching cases in Sambalpur and one in Deogarh district. His earlier bail pleas were rejected by lower courts. Read more from original source.
Three for Joy & Three Squares = Overjoyed?
Camera trap images in Bihar’s Valmiki Tiger Reserve show at least six new residents in the apex predatory family. “Two tigresses gave birth to three cubs each at Manguraha range in May.” Five of them have been captured in the camera trap images. Read more from original source.
Police in India’s Odisha state arrested four people and recovered more than 10 kg of Pangolin shells that […]
The sole member of Madhya Pradesh forest department’s K-9 squad in Indore did an awesome job on its […]
Two Japanese nationals were arrested in India’s Cochin International Airport as they were trying to smuggle out live […]
Three poachers were arrested in India’s Karnataka state after images of them roaming inside the Dandeli-Anshi Tiger Reserve […]
Only 75 spotted pond turtles out of 96 seized from smugglers have survived and are expected to be […]