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The critically endangered twin-horned saola has been sighted in Vietnam for the first time in over a decade, raising hopes of recovery for the mysterious animal, conservationists said Wednesday. Known as the Asian Unicorn for its extreme elusiveness,
05 Guwahati: Poachers killed a one-horned rhino in Assam's Manas National Park and decamped with its horn even as forest guards gunned down a poacher in a separate incident inside the sanctuary. The incident occurred Tuesday evening at Bhuyanpara
21 New Delhi: Assam has got permission to arm its forest guards with weapons like AK-47s to fight heavily-armed poachers, the state's Environment and Forest Minister Rockybul Hussain said Thursday. The minister's comments came as another rhino fell
Four forest guards made loud noises and drove the panther into a cage. The animal was later released at the Kudremukh National Park. Attracted by the cries of a puppy, a panther entered a house in Kadur The people of Kadur village, on the fringes of
Kaziranga National Park suffered a double blow today with poachers killing two rhinos in the wee hours of the morning and the Union defence ministry turning down a proposal of deploying unmanned aircraft at the world heritage site.
The carcass of a leopard was recovered from the forest area in Narmada's Kevadia on Friday after it died, apparently fighting another leopard. This is the first such case in Narmada forest this year, forest officials said. The leopard had died after
11 AM Sunset : 4:57 PM Today Morning mist/fog...Poachers killed yet another rhino at Kaziranga National Park, the 21st in the park this year, last night and took away its horn amidst claims of heightened security.
While the Forest Department described those killed as belonging to the timber mafia, rights bodies claimed they were just poor and innocent tribals who merely entered the forest in search of firewood and forest waste...He quoted the field director of
In his inaugural address, Chief Guest Dr R K Luna, Punjab Chief Conservator of Forest, said that in view of global warming and excessive use of pesticides and fertilisers, it is vital to enhance the area under forest in the state for the conservation
Stating that the picture of the rare species was captured on camera, Mishra said "We have not heard of the existence of the black tiger anywhere in the country." He was speaking after the first governing body meeting of Similipal Tiger Conservation