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Whale shark – the world’s largest fish, tagged in India

India took another small step towards learning more about the whale shark. An individual was satellite-tagged to learn more about its movement and preferences.… Read More Whale shark – the world’s largest fish, tagged in India

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Tiger poacher arrested from village in Madhya Pradesh

Dreaded tiger poacher Keru Chiyalal Rajgond was dramatically arrested from his residence in Biruhali, 15km from Katni, by a team of Madhya Pradesh forest officials and its state police at 5am on Wednesday.… Read More Tiger poacher arrested from village in Madhya Pradesh

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Seven elephants killed, ten injured after train collision in West Bengal

Seven elephants, including two calves, die after train hits herd in West Bengal forest, the worst such crash in recent memory.… Read More Seven elephants killed, ten injured after train collision in West Bengal

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Three leopards shot dead in Kupwara, Jammu & Kashmir

Wildlife authorities have ensured the killing of three leopards in Kashmir’s Kupwara forest cover in the last three months — two of them last week.… Read More Three leopards shot dead in Kupwara, Jammu & Kashmir

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Karnataka’s decision to catch elephants in Hassan district is laudable

The Karnataka High Court on Tuesday cleared a proposal to catch and shift rampaging wild elephants to ease man-elephant conflict.… Read More Karnataka’s decision to catch elephants in Hassan district is laudable

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Anamali tiger reserve gets wildlife rescue centre

The State Forest Department has started an ‘Anti-Depredation and Disaster Management’ centre in Valparai in the Anamalai Tiger Reserve (ATR). The centre equipped with all material required for handling any disaster is the first of its kind in the State, say wildlife authorities.… Read More Anamali tiger reserve gets wildlife rescue centre

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Minister patronizes illegal grazing in New Bor WLS

With general elections near, MLA Dadarao Keche from Arvi is instigating shepherds to graze cattle inside New Bor Wildlife Sanctuary, 60 km from Wardha district.… Read More Minister patronizes illegal grazing in New Bor WLS

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Leopard beaten to death by villagers while foresters’ attempt to save it

A leopard in its prime was beaten to death by villagers after it strayed out of a tea estate.… Read More Leopard beaten to death by villagers while foresters’ attempt to save it

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Announcement: Changes to Project Biwan

We have received several requests from news agencies to take down content claiming copyright infringement and since it’s impossible for us to create as much original content, we have decided to change how we share wildlife news stories.… Read More Announcement: Changes to Project Biwan