India

Leopard beaten to death by mob after attacking three people in Assam village

A leopard was beaten to death by villagers after the big cat mauled and seriously injured three persons in Dhubri district on Tuesday.… Read More Leopard beaten to death by mob after attacking three people in Assam village

India

Eco-Sensitive Zone being developed on Indo-Nepal border

An eco-sensitive zone will be developed in the Suhelwa wildlife sanctuary on the Indo-Nepal border for the security of wildlife in Suhelwa.… Read More Eco-Sensitive Zone being developed on Indo-Nepal border

India

Leopard rescued from Chattarpur Farms in New Delhi

A fully grown male leopard that had strayed into Chhatarpur farms in south Delhi and was rescued in a badly injured condition on Tuesday morning, was showing signs of recovery at the Delhi zoo hospital. … Read More Leopard rescued from Chattarpur Farms in New Delhi

India

Drastic increase in bird poaching at Nalsarovar Bird Sanctuary

Over the past four months, forest department officials have recovered no fewer than 2,400 nets around Nalsarovar, which are used for poaching birds.… Read More Drastic increase in bird poaching at Nalsarovar Bird Sanctuary

India

Poachers in Assam suspected of using AK-47s to kill rhinos

The insurgents in India’s north-east are suspected of using AK-47 assault rifles to hunt rare, one-horned rhinos to cash in on a huge demand for the animals’ horns in China and South-east Asia, police said Wednesday.… Read More Poachers in Assam suspected of using AK-47s to kill rhinos

India

Rare migratory bird spotted in Himachal Pradesh after 113 years

Recorded last in the year 1900 on the River Beas, a pair of rare migratory Whooper Swans were spotted in the Maharana Pratap Sagar in Himachal Pradesh.… Read More Rare migratory bird spotted in Himachal Pradesh after 113 years

India

Raid on Chief Conservator of Forest, Ujjain circle uncovers assets worth Rs. 40 Crore (~$7.5 Million)

The ombudsman’s team raided an Indian Forest Service (IFS) officer Basant Kumar Singh’s residence in Ujjain on Wednesday and recovered Rs. 7 lakh in cash and investments and property worth over Rs. 40 crore.… Read More Raid on Chief Conservator of Forest, Ujjain circle uncovers assets worth Rs. 40 Crore (~$7.5 Million)

World

Feeding live animals to tigers is China’s version of a success story!

Harbin Siberian Tiger Park in Northern China claims to be the world’s most successful centre for breeding Siberian tigers. It’s also where tourists can pay to have live animals fed to these tigers.… Read More Feeding live animals to tigers is China’s version of a success story!

India

We have a crisis on our hands

Elephants continue to to be mowed down by trains and tigers continue to be poached with impunity. Because conviction rates are low, those guilty of the killings are mostly moving free. … Read More We have a crisis on our hands