Two Elusive and Endangered Snow Leopards Are Fitted with Satellite Collars for the First Time in Afghanistan. Wildlife Conservation Society, Afghanistan veterinarians, National Geographic Society, and Nat Geo WILD achieve what has been the impossible.
Monthly Archive: July 2012
The Uttar Pradesh Wildlife Department has completed the master plan for the state’s first Lion Safari in Etawah. The department now plans to make the safari operational within a month’s time.
The swiftly-multiplying Asiatic lions of Gir have got the forest department to consider expanding the lion’s kingdom. It has decided to mark a 109 sq km-area between Bhavnagar and Amreli as a conservation zone.
Tourism activities in core tiger habitats will be phased out in five years, according to a set of guidelines on ecotourism prepared by a task force under the Ministry of Environment and Forests.
Altogether 538 animals, including 13 rhinos, of the Kaziranga National Park, have been killed in the devastating Assam floods and the death toll is mounting with the KNP authorities of this World Heritage Site recovering more floating carcasses everyday.
Circumstantial evidence of a tiger sacrifice was not enough. It took a forensic examination to indicate that a tigress was killed deep inside the Corbett National Park more than a month ago – not a jackal as forest officials claimed.
A very rare melanistic or black tiger has been photographed in the core area of the Similipal National Park in Odisha.