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Lioness mauls woman to death in Gujarat’s Bharad village

A 50-year old woman was mauled to death by a lioness in Gujarat’s Bharad village in a second lion killing incident on the periphery of the Gir national park in last one month.… Read More Lioness mauls woman to death in Gujarat’s Bharad village

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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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Villagers set leopard cubs on fire, one survives

A 5 month old leopard cub was killed, while one other was critically injured, as miscreants set the two ablaze alive near Nifandra village in Maharashtra. Forest officers initially tried to cover up the incident by claiming that it was a road accident.… Read More Villagers set leopard cubs on fire, one survives

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Human-Wildlife conflict in Umred Karhandla Wildlife Sanctuary

An elderly woman who had entered the wildlife sanctuary to collect mahua flowers was killed by a tiger.… Read More Human-Wildlife conflict in Umred Karhandla Wildlife Sanctuary

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New Standard Operating Procedure for Maharashtra’s tiger reserves

The chief wildlife warden of Maharashtra has issued advisories to the state’s four tiger reserves -Sahyadri, Tadoba-Andhari, Pench and Melghat – to follow the Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) recently released by the NTCA, framed to deal with emergencies arising because of tigers straying into human-dominated landscapes.… Read More New Standard Operating Procedure for Maharashtra’s tiger reserves

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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

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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