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13 Dello (Arunachal Pradesh): Two eastern hoolock gibbons were captured and released from Dello village in Arunachal Pradesh to a safer and more suitable habitat in the Mehao Wildlife Sanctuary in the state. WTI) in collaboration with the state
Thousands of migratory Amur Falcons have arrived for roosting at Pangti village in Nagaland where an awareness drive to save these winter visitors from being hunted has yielded positive results. The falcons (Falco amurensis) travelling from Siberia
India Naga tribe pledges to protect falcons Calcutta The Amur falcons are hunted for meat in India's Nagaland state India's Naga tribespeople have pledged to protect a falcon which they have traditionally hunted for meat. Three villages in Wokha
In order to mitigate the man-animal conflict in and around Dudhwa Tiger Reserve, the Forest Department and Wildlife Trust of India (WTI) have decided to deploy a rapid response team. A team in a fully equipped van was flagged off by V N Garg,
Armed with "scientific evidence" that the African cheetah is "not an alien species" and can survive in India, the government is planning to petition the Supreme Court to allow the import of the animal that became extinct 60 years ago.
A tiger, which was captured after it had killed two persons in Assam's Sibsagar district and later released in Manas National Park, has been sighted recently...The tiger was caught from Geleki in March 2010 following encounter with people that led to
An adult male tiger, which was rescued from a human-wildlife conflict situation and released in the wild more than three years ago, was recently sighted in the Manas National Park, wildlife activists said Monday.
Oscar-winning director Ang Lee's new epic Life of Pi showcases the relationship between a teenage Indian boy and a Bengal tiger. But in reality, the predators are under increasing threat from humans. Poaching remains a tremendous danger for the
The sight of poorly fed and badly treated bears being forced to dance on the streets of India is a thing of the past as a campaign to wipe out the practice has finally borne fruit, activists say. The tradition of forcing sloth bears to dance for
The incident took place in the southern Kashmir district of Shopian earlier in the week, the network said. The bear eventually climbed down from the tree and managed to escape but its fate was unknown, Mr Altaf said. The attack was reported just two