In the most thrilling news for conservationists, a snow leopard has been sighted in Kumaon in Himalayas, proving […]
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India’s Smallest Tiger Reserve to Have Buffer Five Times Its Size
At 138.12 sq. km, Bor Tiger Reserve in Maharashtra is arguably the smallest. The reserve will have a buffer zone that’s five times its size — 661.16 sq km. Read more from original source here.
Feed Monkeys, Rue Action in Jail
Feeding monkeys in Uttarakhand state will attract up to 3 years in prison. The severity of punishment is a direct result of the state’s inability to contain the thriving simian population. Read more from the original source here.
Abandoned Kaziranga Rhino Calf Rescued
A rhino calf, possibly adbandoned by its mother or had strayed away, was found in Agoratoli range of Assam’s Kaziranga National Park and handed over to the Centre for Wildlife Rehabilitation and Conservation (CWRC). Read more from the original source here.
Tiger Count in Tamil Nadu’s Sathyamangalam in 2016
Forest authorities will begin census operations at Tamil Nadu’s Sathyamangalam Tiger Reserve in 2016. The last count was done in 2012. Read more from the original source here.
Saevus Wildlife India & author Ashok Mahindra have announced a conservation-themed contest, iniviting people to choose 3 out […]
Three forest officers were suspended in the southern Indian state of Kerala after authorities unearthed a poaching campaign that […]
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Unwell; Leopard Strays Into Town; Gets Medical Care
A wildlife team is tending to a leopard that strayed into Tamil Nadu’s Kanneri after they found the animal was suffering from neuromuscular disorder. Read from original source here.
Tch! Poachers Giving Karnataka Forest Officers a Hard Time!
Six months into 2015, three cases of poaching has been registered in the Dandeli-Anshi Tiger Reserve. That’s half the number reported in whole of 2014. Read from original source here.
Tribal Mauled by Tiger in Kerala’s Wayanad
A tribal youth who was out collecting firewood within the Wayanad Wildlife Sanctuary was killed by a tiger, authorities have concluded. Read from original source here.
Every year, hundreds of thousands of visitors head to tiger reserves to catch a glimpse of that striped wonder. Only […]
Police in India’s Odisha state arrested four people and recovered more than 10 kg of Pangolin shells that […]
A great one-horned rhinoceros was killed and its horn sawed off by poachers in Jalpaiguri in the Indian […]
Researchers in India have, for the first time, estimated the population density of Leopard Cat, a hitherto little […]
Bandavgarh Tiger Reserve authorities in Madhya Pradesh may release back into the wild two tigers that were captured in […]