57 wildlife animals died in two years

March 16th, 2011 - 10:08 pm ICT by IANS  

Raipur, March 16 (IANS) As many as 57 animals died in the past two years in various wildlife sanctuaries in Chhattisgarh, Forest Minister Vikram Usendi told the state assembly Wednesday.

In a written reply to a Congress legislator, the minister said 38 of the animals died in in 2009-10 and 19 died later.

He said the government was making efforts to improve facilities at the sanctuaries so as to make their habitat more suitable to their lifestyle.

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