India

14 tigers confirmed in Manas National Park

Over 200 cameras that were switched on 24X7 for 64 days have confirmed the presence of 14 tigers in the Manas national park that Bhutan shares with India, a media report said.… Read More 14 tigers confirmed in Manas National Park

India

UPDATE: Experts doubt snakebite was cause of tigress’ death in Tadoba

Though the investigators on Saturday rushed to attribute the death of a pregnant tigress near Jamni village inside Tadoba-Andhari Tiger Reserve to snakebite, facts don’t appear to support the theory. … Read More UPDATE: Experts doubt snakebite was cause of tigress’ death in Tadoba

India

Tiger T-24’s movements observed closely

Dominant male tiger T-24 continued to surprise with its behaviour a day after killing assistant forest officer Gheesu Singh at the Ranthambhore National Park. The tiger went for a long walk and even jumped outside the forest boundary wall walking up to the Nahargarh Palace hotel before returning to the park once again.… Read More Tiger T-24’s movements observed closely

India

Four rare tokay geckos rescued in Manipur’s foothills

A joint team of Imphal West district police and People for Animals (PFA), Thoubal rescued four tokay geckos kept in a cage at a taxi stand in Langol foothills here on Wednesday.… Read More Four rare tokay geckos rescued in Manipur’s foothills

India

Schools warned over display of wildlife trophies

The Wildlife Crime Control Bureau (WCCB), a statutory body under the central government, has banned illegal use and display of wild animals and their trophies in laboratories or museums in schools and colleges.… Read More Schools warned over display of wildlife trophies

World

Thailand arrests lorry driver transporting tiger cubs

Thai authorities have arrested a lorry driver after 16 tiger cubs were discovered in the back of his vehicle. The man was stopped near the border with Laos after avoiding a police checkpoint.… Read More Thailand arrests lorry driver transporting tiger cubs

India

Poacher, rhino horn smuggler arrested in Golaghat; 30 caught in past month.

With the arrest of a poacher and a horn smuggler, the nmber of persons apprehended for involvement in rhino poaching in Karbi Anglong & Golaghat districts mounted to 30 in just 1 month.… Read More Poacher, rhino horn smuggler arrested in Golaghat; 30 caught in past month.

India

Human pressure plagues Sunderbans: Study

A study on the status of tigers in the South-24 Parganas forest division in the Sunderbans has sounded an alert on human pressure on the forests, which could act as a deterrent against tiger conservation in the mangroves.… Read More Human pressure plagues Sunderbans: Study

India

Forty short-finned pilot whales died in mass stranding on Andaman island

About 40 pilot whales died in a mass stranding on the west coast of North Andaman island in the Bay of Bengal, wildlife officials said on Thursday.… Read More Forty short-finned pilot whales died in mass stranding on Andaman island