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No romance for Delhi zoo’s bears, deer this winter


November 20th, 2011 - 4:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 20 (IANS) It will be a cold and lonely winter for Delhi Zoo's bears and deer population as the authorities have segregated the male and female of ... Read more...

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China urged to introduce animal welfare law


June 19th, 2011 - 3:38 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 19 (IANS) Participants of an international animal welfare conference have urged China to urgently introduce an animal welfare law in the country.China shelved its first draft animal welfare ... Read more...

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Human activity displaces predators more than prey


March 4th, 2011 - 6:23 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 4 (ANI): A new study from the University of Calgary has suggested that human activity displaces predators more than prey.It found that while predatory animals like wolves, cougars, and bears ... Read more...

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Nainital Zoo authorities take steps to protect animals from cold


January 19th, 2011 - 8:26 pm ICT by ANI
Nainital, Jan 19 (ANI): As the temperature dipped across the country, animals in the Pandit Govind Ballabh Pant Zoo in Nainital are being given proteins and mineral in their diet by authorities ... Read more...

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Marauding monkeys to face gun in Himachal - it’s official


December 1st, 2010 - 3:11 pm ICT by IANS
By Vishal Gulati Shimla, Dec 1 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh takes pride in temples dedicated to god Hanuman, but the tale is about to turn grim for thousands for monkeys in the state. The ... Read more...

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Royal Canadian Mounted Police shocked to find bears guarding marijuana grow-op


August 20th, 2010 - 2:05 pm ICT by ANI
Kelowna (British Columbia, Canada), Aug.20 (ANI): Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) were recently taken aback when they raided a marijuana grow-op near the tiny town of Christina Lake, and found that it ... Read more...

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Bear bones could provide clues for osteoporosis prevention


August 15th, 2010 - 12:00 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 15 (ANI): Bears hibernate throughout winter and yet, when the re-emerge, their bones are stronger than ever. Michigan Technological University researchers set out to find why.Seth Donahue found that hibernating ... Read more...

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Diving pigs, boxing bears: group slams China zoo abuses


August 9th, 2010 - 9:14 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 9 (DPA) Pigs forced to dive into water, monkeys riding bicycles and boxing bouts between bears are just some of the "cruel and abusive practices" used to increase revenue at ... Read more...

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Soda Butte Campground Nightmare


July 29th, 2010 - 7:21 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar July 29, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Campers at the Soda Butte Campground near the Yellowstone National Park went through a horrific nightmare on Wednesday as a bear attack left one person dead ... Read more...

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Arizona woman charged for capturing last wild jaguar in the U.S.


May 18th, 2010 - 2:13 am ICT by BNO News
TUCSON, ARIZONA (BNO NEWS) – An Arizona woman was charged for capturing a jaguar, which is an endangered species, prosecutors said Monday.Janay Brun, 38, of Arivaca, Arizona, placed jaguar scat or was ... Read more...

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Joss Stone strips for PETA campaign


April 12th, 2010 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 12 (IANS) Singer Joss Stone has stripped for a new PETA campaign in a bid to ban black bear pelts worn by royal guards in Britain. "The plight of wild bears ... Read more...

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Joss Stone bares all for PETA


April 12th, 2010 - 7:05 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 12 (ANI): English singer Joss Stone has posed nude for PETA's new animal rights campaign.The Grammy award winner along with PETA activists have made an effort to put a ban ... Read more...

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Leopard escapes from enclosure, injures two people


March 28th, 2010 - 8:31 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, March 28 (IANS) A fully grown male leopard escaped from its enclosure at a rescue and rehabilitation centre for wild animals here Sunday, triggering panic among the residents of the adjoining ... Read more...

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Black Bear Hunt Reinforced In New Jersey


March 10th, 2010 - 8:31 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri New Jersey, Mar 10, (THAINDIAN NEWS) New Jersey's Fish and Game Council has given their vote of approval for the black bear hunt which brings back memories of 2005. Fish ... Read more...

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Himachal allows selective killing of blue bulls


March 5th, 2010 - 5:43 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, March 5 (IANS) Selective killing of nilgai (blue bulls) has been allowed in several villages located in the lower Shivaliks in Himachal Pradesh as their exploding population is endangering crops, a ... Read more...

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Panic in Shimla as two leopards roam free for 2 hours


February 27th, 2010 - 2:53 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Feb 27 (IANS) Two adult leopards escaped from their enclosure at a rescue and rehabilitation centre for wild animals here Saturday, triggering panic in the neighbourhood that also houses an orphanage. ... Read more...

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A rehabilitation centre for black bears comes up in Kashmir


February 23rd, 2010 - 12:35 pm ICT by ANI
Srinagar, Feb 23 (ANI): A modern rehabilitation centre for the Himalayan black bear has been recently set up at the Dachigam National Park, around 25 kilometers from Srinagar.The purpose to this high-tech ... Read more...

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Sophisticated hunters not to blame for driving mammoths to extinction


November 23rd, 2009 - 3:13 pm ICT by ANI
London, November 23 (ANI): In a new research, scientists have determined that sophisticated hunters cannot be blamed for driving mammoths to extinction, as these creatures and other giant ice-age mammals faced extinction ... Read more...

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Sport hunters depleting lion and cougar populations in US and Africa


June 18th, 2009 - 2:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 18 (ANI): A new study has indicated that sport hunters are depleting lion and cougar populations in the United States and Africa.The study was led by Craig Packer, a University ... Read more...

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Animals that hibernate can avoid extinction


February 20th, 2009 - 2:01 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 20 (ANI): In a new study, it has been found that the reclusive behavior of many animals to hibernate can be a remarkably good way to avoid extinction for ... Read more...

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Black bears living in urban areas ”live fast, die young”


October 1st, 2008 - 2:37 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 1 (ANI): Black bears living in urban areas are more likely to die young than their wildland counterparts, according to a new study by Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS).The researchers ... Read more...

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Five Asiatic black bears released in Pakke Tiger Reserve of Arunachal Pradesh


July 17th, 2008 - 12:48 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 17 (ANI): The Centre for Bear Rehabilitation and Conservation (CBRC) has released a batch of five Asiatic black bears in Pakke Tiger Reserve in the northeastern Indian state of ... Read more...

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Bear mums not to blame for cubs habit of stealing human food


May 8th, 2008 - 1:33 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 8 (ANI): A team of researchers at the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) has found that the black bears that become habituated to human food and garbage might not be ... Read more...

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Two orphans who love being driven out into the wild


March 18th, 2008 - 10:48 am ICT by admin
By Sanjeeb Baruah New Delhi, March 18 (IANS) Two orphaned Asiatic black bear cubs, Seppa and Seppi, raised in captivity, have walked back to freedom in the wilderness of Arunachal Pradesh as part ... Read more...

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Nainitals High altitude zoo gaining popularity among tourists


January 7th, 2008 - 9:12 pm ICT by admin
Nainital (Uttarakhand), Jan.7 (ANI): The high altitude zoo in Nainital, situated at 2,075 meters above the sea-level, is fast becoming a major fascination for tourists visiting the picturesque region. Bharat Ratna Pt. Govind ... Read more...

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