Africa

Poachers in Zimbabwe killed 41 elephants using salt laced with cyanide

The poachers laced salt with cyanide and put it around large pools where the elephants normally went to drink water. When they died their tusks would then be cut off and taken back to their homes.… Read More Poachers in Zimbabwe killed 41 elephants using salt laced with cyanide

World

About 100 endangered pangolins rescued in Thailand

Highway police in Khon Kaen seized about 100 live pangolins hidden at the back of a pickup truck parked in a petrol station in Muang district on early Sunday morning.… Read More About 100 endangered pangolins rescued in Thailand

India

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

India

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

India

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

India

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

India

Vanishing Migratory Birds of India: The Alarming Problems

The results of recent surveys conducted on migratory birds are worrying. The studies revealed that there is considerable drop in the number of migratory birds visiting India. The reasons are probably attributed to the pollution of the water bodies and coastal habitat fragmentation.… Read More Vanishing Migratory Birds of India: The Alarming Problems

India

23 villages around Tadoba-Andhari Tiger Reserve to be no go zones for resorts

In order to allow free passage for wildlife, the local advisory committee (LAC) of Tadoba-Andhari Tiger Reserve (TATR) has proposed no go zones for resorts in 23 villages close to the tiger reserve.… Read More 23 villages around Tadoba-Andhari Tiger Reserve to be no go zones for resorts

Learn

Learn: About the different Birds of Prey and how to identify them

We kick off our new section – Learn – with a basic guide about the different Birds of Prey and tips on how to identify them.… Read More Learn: About the different Birds of Prey and how to identify them