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21,000 diseased sheep to be culled in Pakistan


September 17th, 2012 - 11:00 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 16 (IANS) Over 21,000 Australian Merino sheep imported from Bahrain, which were found infected with salmonella, actinomyces and E. Coli, will now be culled and disposed of, officials ... Read more...

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‘Kitty cam’ shows cats are killers


August 9th, 2012 - 5:09 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 9 (IANS) Scientists at a US university attached cameras to the collars of 60 outdoor cats and were surprised to find that 30 percent among them killed ... Read more...

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Four arrested for poaching peacocks in Rajasthan


June 17th, 2012 - 11:00 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, June 17 (IANS) Four men were arrested for poaching peacocks in Rajasthan's Jalore district Sunday, police said.According to the police, the poaching took place in Bhanwarni area of the ... Read more...

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Hundreds of endangered antelopes dying in Kazakhstan


May 24th, 2012 - 8:43 pm ICT by IANS
Astana, May 24 (IANS) A massive wave of deaths has been reported among the endangered saiga antelopes in Kazakhstan. Around 540 carcasses of the animal has been found in the ... Read more...

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Four elephant carcasses found in park


May 7th, 2012 - 3:06 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, May 7 (IANS) Poachers have struck again in Odisha's Simlipal National Park with carcasses of four more elephants, apparently poisoned, recovered from the reserve, officials said Monday.The incident has ... Read more...

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‘Dead horses’ come alive in Srinagar


March 21st, 2012 - 8:47 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, March 21 (IANS) In a glaring example of man's apathy towards animals, two horses given up as dead turned out to be alive after a fortnight in Srinagar Wednesday.People ... Read more...

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South African game park officials arrested for rhino poaching


March 1st, 2012 - 2:02 am ICT by BNO News
JOHANNESBURG, South Africa (BNO NEWS) -- Four South African National Parks (SANParks) officials were arrested on Tuesday in connection with suspected rhino poaching activities, officials said on Wednesday. At least 80 rhinos ... Read more...

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Poachers kill 200 elephants in Cameroon


February 18th, 2012 - 10:46 am ICT by IANS
Cape Town, Feb 18 (IANS) At least 200 elephants were slaughtered for their tusks by poachers in Cameroon since mid-January, an NGO said.The International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) said ... Read more...

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Olive Ridleys may delay mass nesting at Odisha beach


February 3rd, 2012 - 11:43 am ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Feb 3 (IANS) Endangered Olive Ridley turtles may delay their mass nesting at Odisha's Gahirmatha beach, one of the world's largest turtle nesting sites. The reason: climatic changes.Over half ... Read more...

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Shock treatment knocks out E. coli bug


January 12th, 2012 - 3:27 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 12 (IANS) Shock treatment can knock out E. coli bugs growing on the surface of heavily contaminated meat, reveals a study. The technique offers a cheap and easy ... Read more...

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Nine peacocks found dead in Rajasthan


December 10th, 2011 - 11:47 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Dec 10 (IANS) At least nine peacocks were found dead in Rajasthan Saturday, police said. A man was arrested after he was seen collecting the bird caracasses.The man claimed ... Read more...

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Man kills four cats by smashing them on walls


November 26th, 2011 - 11:15 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 26 (IANS) A man, who has been former councillor in Britain, killed his four pet cats by smashing them on his house's walls.The cats' battered bodies were ... Read more...

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Gangetic river dolphins on road to recovery?


November 11th, 2011 - 10:34 am ICT by IANS
Patna, Nov 11 (IANS) In great news for environmentalists and nature lovers, the population of the endangered Gangetic river dolphin has grown to 223 from about 175 last year at ... Read more...

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Larger brain size not governed by shrinking gut


November 10th, 2011 - 3:13 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 10 (IANS) It was believed that early humans were able to redirect energy to their brains due to a reduced digestive tract. But primatologists have disproved this, showing ... Read more...

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Reduce size of banned drug vials to save vultures, say campaigners


September 12th, 2011 - 10:53 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 12 (IANS) Reduce the size of the vials of diclofenac, a drug for treating animals but banned in India after it was found to be the killer of ... Read more...

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Threat of bioterrorism very real: Study


July 26th, 2011 - 1:00 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 26 (IANS) The threat of bioterrorism is very real and cannot just be wished away, warns the World Organisation for Animal Health (WOAH). Study authors pointed out that ... Read more...

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13 peacocks killed in Uttar Pradesh


July 9th, 2011 - 2:38 pm ICT by IANS
Ramabai Nagar (Uttar Pradesh) Thirteen peacocks, believed to have been poisoned, were found dead in Ramabai Nagar district of Uttar Pradesh, police said Saturday.The peacocks were found dead Friday in the ... Read more...

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Three held with peacock carcasses


May 10th, 2011 - 2:02 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, May 10 (IANS) Three men have been held with peacock carcasses in Bahraich district of Uttar Pradesh, police said Tuesday, revealing that the birds were killed for their flesh. ... Read more...

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BP Oil Spill: Dead dolphins washed ashore had oil on them


April 8th, 2011 - 9:29 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Apr 8 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The negative effect of the last BP Dolphin oil spill is beginning to show up. There are reports that out of over 400 dolphins that had ... Read more...

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India planning to have vulture safe zones


March 22nd, 2011 - 7:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 22 (IANS) Concerned over the dwindling population of vultures in the country, India is planning to have 'vulture safe zones' where the use of the drug diclofenac, ... Read more...

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18 peacock carcasses found, poisoning suspected


March 22nd, 2011 - 12:24 pm ICT by IANS
Auraiya (Uttar Pradesh), March 22 (IANS) The carcasses of 18 peacocks have been recovered from a village near here. The deaths were not natural and appear to have taken place ... Read more...

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Sniper kills 31 swans in Britain


March 3rd, 2011 - 4:46 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 3 (IANS) At least 31 white swans have been shot dead in a sniper attack and left to rot on a wetland in Britain's Somerset county, a media ... Read more...

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More peacocks found dead in Rajasthan


February 26th, 2011 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Feb 26 (IANS) Adding to the growing concern over peacock poaching in Rajasthan, at least seven more of the birds were found dead in Ajmer district's Bhaghera town. The dead peacocks ... Read more...

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Wild life group writes to Ramesh over jumbo killings (Lead)


February 15th, 2011 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Feb 15 (IANS) Concerned over the continuing deaths of elephants and other animals, mainly due to poaching, in Orissa's Simlipal National Park, a wild life organisation Tuesday sought the intervention of ... Read more...

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Blackened mouths, bloody nostrils…three jumbos poisoned


February 15th, 2011 - 12:58 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Feb 15 (IANS) Three female elephants are suspected to have been poisoned to death, as they were found with blackened mouths and blood oozing from their nostrils in Orissa's Similipal National ... Read more...

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Two arrested for killing peacocks


February 11th, 2011 - 9:59 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, Feb 11 (IANS) Two poachers, who had killed two peacocks in Ghaziabad, were caught by alert farmers Friday and handed over to police, officials said. Two men, carrying a sack, were ... Read more...

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Kentucky Finds Three Skinned Dogs On The Road


February 6th, 2011 - 9:04 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Feb 6, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Kentucky witnessed yet another brutal example of cruelty against animals. On Thursday, three skinned dogs were found along the roads of Kentucky, in the Greenup County, ... Read more...

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T. rex hunted like a lion, did not scavenge like a hyena


January 26th, 2011 - 11:34 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 26 (ANI): A new study has revealed that Tyrannosaurus Rex wasn't a scavenger like a hyena; rather it hunted like a lion.Scientists from the Zoological Society of London (ZSL) used ... Read more...

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24 whales euthanised in New Zealand


January 21st, 2011 - 2:32 pm ICT by IANS
Wellington, Jan 21 (IANS) A pod of 24 whales, found in the mudflats in Parengarenga Harbour in New Zealand's far north Friday morning, was euthanised after the authorities realised it was difficult ... Read more...

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Man held with peacock carcasses in Uttar Pradesh


January 16th, 2011 - 3:54 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Jan 16 (IANS) A man was arrested with carcasses of peacocks - India's national bird - while three of his accomplices managed to escape in Uttar Pradesh's Faizabad district, police said ... Read more...

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Animals Killed And Left To Rot In British Safari Park


January 11th, 2011 - 9:13 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Liverpool, Jan 11, (THAINDIAN NEWS) It came as a shock to the animal lovers of England, when Captive Animals' Protection Society (CAPS) released photographs as an evidence, to show that ... Read more...

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Officials Baffled As More Than 1,000 Dead Birds Fall From Sky in Arkansas


January 3rd, 2011 - 9:20 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Jan 3, (THAINDIAN NEWS) This could be called one of the most shocking wildlife stories of 2011. The town of Beebe, in Arkansas, is home to nearly 4,500 people, and ... Read more...

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As rare Olive Ridleys mate, Orissa mounts vigil


December 21st, 2010 - 11:07 am ICT by IANS
By Jatindra Dash Bhubaneswar, Dec 21 (IANS) Over a hundred officials have been deployed along the shore to keep a hawk eye and over a dozen security camps set up. After all, protection ... Read more...

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Peacock Poacher arrested with three carcasses


November 24th, 2010 - 1:34 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Nov 24 (IANS) A peacock poacher, who operated an inter-state racket in its meat and feathers, was arrested with carcasses of the national bird in Kanpur district of Uttar Pradesh, police ... Read more...

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18 rhino carcasses found in South Africa


November 19th, 2010 - 9:23 pm ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, Nov 19 (IANS) A major case of rhino poaching has been unearthed in South Africa with the discovery of 18 carcasses of the two-horned animal, a media report said Friday.The carcasses ... Read more...

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