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26 ghariyals spotted after reintroduction prog

26 ghariyals spotted after reintroduction prog

CHANDIGARH: Around 47 ghariyals were released into Harike Beas river by the Punjab department in March this year under the Project Crocodile started by the Centre in 1975. In order to monitor if the ghariyals had survived to declared reintroduction program successfully, the wildlife officials revisited the sites once again […]

Now, reaching Tadoba 15 minute late for safari to cost you Rs 500 fine

Now, reaching Tadoba 15 minute late for safari to cost you Rs 500 fine

NAGPUR: After banning cell phones during safari, the Tadoba-Andhari Tiger Reserve (TATR) has come out with another stringent rule imposing a fine of Rs500 on tourist vehicles arriving 15 minutes late. Interestingly, there is no sanction of the statutory local advisory committee (LAC) to the series of decisions being taken […]

Mother lioness adopts leopard cub for upbringing

Mother lioness adopts leopard cub for upbringing

RAJKOT: In July 2017, an extremely rare phenomenon of a lioness tending to a leopard cub in Tanzania‘s Ngorongoro conservation area had sent lovers across the world in a rapture. Similar heart-warming scenes are being witnessed in the deep woods of Gir, the last abode of Asiatic lions, over the […]

Sandalwood tree worth Rs 1 crore stolen from Kota judge‘s house

Sandalwood tree worth Rs 1 crore stolen from Kota judge‘s house

KOTA: A family court judge from has filed an FIR after some unknown miscreants felled and fled with a tree from the backyard of his official bungalow. The theft took place at Kishan Gurjar‘s bungalow, situated near Nehru Garden, about a kilometre from Nayapura police station on the night of […]

UT caps trekkers to Sukhna forest at 500/day

UT caps trekkers to Sukhna forest at 500/day

CHANDIGARH: The forest and department has restricted the number of visitors at the wildlife sanctuary. According to the new guidelines, there will be a limit of 500 persons for any nature and wildlife trekking in Nepli and Kansal forest at the sanctuary. Last year, the number of visitors had touched […]

Sambar deer, civet cat rescued from deep wells

Sambar deer, civet cat rescued from deep wells

NAVI MUMBAI: In two separate incidents, a and a cat were rescued from deep wells by SOS and the forest officials near since Thursday. In a strenuous two-hour long operation, an approximately six-year-old sambar deer was rescued from a deep well by the Wildlife SOS team and the Forest Department […]

Nilgai injured while straying into village

Nilgai injured while straying into village

Thane: An injured sub-adult female or blue bull that stumbled into the human habitat in Shahapur‘s Lahe village, was rescued by the rescuers from the NGO Resqink Association for Wildlife Welfare (RAWW) and the forest department on Tuesday. Around noon, officials from the forest department received a call from some […]

Maha: Nilgai injured while straying into village

Maha: Nilgai injured while straying into village

Thane: An injured sub-adult female or blue bull that stumbled into the human habitat in Shahapur‘s Lahe village, was rescued by the rescuers from the NGO Resqink Association for Wildlife Welfare (RAWW) and the forest department on Tuesday. Around noon, officials from the forest department received a call from some […]

Mumbai?s wildlife transit centre plan yet to see light of the day

Mumbai?s wildlife transit centre plan yet to see light of the day

THANE: The injured and ailing in and around the lake city may not find a safe haven to recovery and rehabilitation anytime soon as the forest department?s two-year-old plan to set up a in Thane is nowhere close to completion. Over the past few years, the growing awareness about the […]

Snakes, fawn burnt alive at UoH in fire accident

Snakes, fawn burnt alive at UoH in fire accident

HYDERABAD: Two snakes were burnt alive, a fawn was killed, and a python was severely injured in a fire accident which occurred at the University of Hyderabad (UoH) campus. The fire was triggered at a dumping yard near Parrot Lake, which is located behind 9, and burnt down 11 acres […]