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Now, tigers and leopards targeted by Maoists


September 12th, 2012 - 6:45 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Sep 12 (IANS) Pushed to a corner after "Operation Biswas", a police drive to contain Maoists, the rebels have now struck upon a new strategy to collect funds, police ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Rome zoo feeds animals frozen yoghurt


August 21st, 2012 - 10:21 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, Aug 21 (IANS/AKI) A zoo in Rome is helping its animals overcome the blistering summer temperatures with specially flavoured frozen yoghurt and shaved ice.The Rome Biopark adopted the new ... Read more...

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Coal mining threatens forests, tigers: Greenpeace


August 1st, 2012 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Aug 1 (IANS) Environment watchdog Greenpeace Wednesday sought an immediate moratorium on new coal projects in the country citing evidences that the mining threatened forests and wildlife."From 2007 to ... Read more...

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Leopard captured in Odisha made to ‘entertain’ locals


July 9th, 2012 - 10:25 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, July 9 (IANS) Odisha officials have drawn flak after a captured male leopard was brought to the residence of a district collector to "entertain" people in the area.The leopard ... Read more...

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Three tiger cubs spotted in Ranthambore


June 29th, 2012 - 10:44 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, June 29 (IANS) Three new tiger cubs have been spotted at the Ranthambore National Park in Rajasthan, bringing cheer to wildlife enthusiasts.The cubs of tigress T-17, also known as ... Read more...

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Kenya seizes Nigeria-bound 600 kg illegal ivory


June 23rd, 2012 - 10:19 am ICT by IANS
Nairobi, June 23 (IANS) Kenyan authorities have intercepted a Nigeria-bound cargo carrying illegal ivory weighing over 600 kg.The illegal raw ivory was seized at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport by ... Read more...

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After tigress, Priyanka adopts lioness


June 2nd, 2012 - 4:16 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, June 2 (IANS) After tigress Durga, Bollywood's 'junglee billi' Priyanka Chopra has adopted lioness Sundari of Ranchi's Birsa Munda zoo, an official said Saturday."We have received a cheque ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Tourism at Odisha sanctuary falls prey to Maoists


May 11th, 2012 - 12:39 pm ICT by IANS
Sunabeda (Odisha), May 11 (IANS) It is home to over 30 tigers and many more leopards. But Odisha's Sunabeda wildlife sanctuary is still failing to attract wildlife enthusiasts and tourists ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Briton faces death for killing 13 Africans


May 9th, 2012 - 6:31 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 9 (IANS) A 24-year-old Briton is facing the death penalty after being charged with the murder of 13 people in a jungle in the Central African Republic.David Simpson, ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Boxing coach held with 3 leopard skins


May 5th, 2012 - 7:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 5 (IANS) A 22-year-old boxing coach from Himachal Pradesh who along with his associates allegedly killed more than 10 leopards for their skin in the last five ... Read more...

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Tigers maul, kill Maharashtra forest guard


April 22nd, 2012 - 8:13 pm ICT by IANS
Nagpur, April 22 (IANS) In a gory tragedy, a forest guard was killed by a family of tigers when he had gone to replenish their watering holes in the deep ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Haryana to count wildlife in May-June


April 22nd, 2012 - 2:49 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, April 22 (IANS) Haryana's wildlife will be counted in May and June in order to conserve it, an official said here Sunday."While intensifying its campaign to conserve wildlife, the ... Read more...

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Leopard ‘evicted’ from Mumbai school after 20 hrs


April 22nd, 2012 - 1:46 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 22 (IANS) A leopard, which had sneaked into a private school two days ago was trapped and evicted early Sunday after a 20-hour operation by the forest department ... Read more...

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Leopard skin seized in Assam


April 6th, 2012 - 12:30 am ICT by IANS
Guwahati, April 5 (IANS) A leopard skin has been seized near the famed Manas Tiger Reserve in Assam and one person has been arrested, an official said Thursday.The skin was ... Read more...

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Man-animal conflict: Assam forms response teams


March 30th, 2012 - 1:27 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, March 30 (IANS) Assam has formed Rapid Response Teams (RRTs) to deal with growing instances of man-animal conflict, with 12 leopards having been killed in the last three months ... Read more...

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Two leopards found dead in UP


March 26th, 2012 - 5:47 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 26 (IANS) Two leopards were found dead in the jungles of Uttar Pradesh's Bahraich district, officials said Monday.According to forest officials, the post-mortem report of the wild cats ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Wild animals kill 22 in Himachal


March 21st, 2012 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, March 21 (IANS) Twenty-two people were killed by wild animals in Himachal Pradesh in the past three years, a minister said Wednesday.The deaths took place from Jan 1, 2009 ... Read more...

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Kashmir officials start radio collaring of leopards


March 19th, 2012 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, March 19 (IANS) Wildlife protection officials at the Dachigam National Park near Srinagar Monday started radio collaring of leopards to understand the home range and behavioural patterns of leopards ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Villagers kill stray leopard in Assam


February 29th, 2012 - 7:32 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Feb 29 (IANS) A leopard was killed by angry villagers at Madhukuchi village of Assam after they failed in their efforts to shoo away the big cat from the ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Wild animals cause havoc in Mozambique province


February 16th, 2012 - 1:16 pm ICT by IANS
Maputo (Mozambique), Feb 16 (IANS) Wild animals are creating havoc in a province in the southern African nation of Mozambique. At least 16 people have been killed in animal attacks, ... Read more...

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Sariska tigers feature in BBC series (With Images)


February 2nd, 2012 - 10:51 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 2 (IANS) Life of five endangered tigers in the rugged hills of Rajasthan's Sariska reserve captured by an Indian cinematographer is being shown in Britain as part ... Read more...

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Leopard strikes again in Guwahati


January 20th, 2012 - 7:52 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Jan 20 (IANS) A stray leopard created panic in Assam's main city here Friday by injuring three people in the second incident of its kind in less than two ... Read more...

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Rajasthan government’s nod to third national park


November 28th, 2011 - 11:23 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Nov 28 (IANS) The Rajasthan government Monday gave its nod to the proposal of declaring Kumbhalgarh and Tatgarh-Raoli areas of the state as a national park to house excess ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Jogi for CBI probe into wildlife killings


November 21st, 2011 - 2:28 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Nov 21 (IANS) Claiming that poachers have virtually taken over Chhattisgarh's sanctuaries, Congress leader Ajit Jogi Monday sought a CBI probe into a spate of killings of tigers and ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Officials face villagers’ wrath over leopard attacks


November 9th, 2011 - 2:55 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Nov 9 (IANS) Furious over continued leopard attacks on humans, villagers near the Katarniaghat forest reserve in Uttar Pradesh's Bahraich district roughed up forest officials and held them captive ... Read more...

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Leopard kills girl


October 25th, 2011 - 4:56 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Oct 25 (IANS) A leopard killed a seven-year-old girl while she was sleeping outside her house in a village in Uttar Pradesh, an official said Tuesday.After killing Kavita in ... Read more...

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Barking dogs attract leopards from wild


October 10th, 2011 - 11:47 am ICT by IANS
Shimla, Oct 10 (IANS) The elusive, shy leopard avoids humans but has a special affinity for dogs. The reason? The dog is an easy prey and the feline relishes its ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Madhya Pradesh to welcome 60 African cheetahs (Lead, Correcting word in para four)


August 25th, 2011 - 6:41 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Aug 25 (IANS) Come December and the forests of Madhya Pradesh might just get resounding with the yowls of cheetahs. That's when the state government will bring in six ... Read more...

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Leopard found dead in Uttar Pradesh


July 27th, 2011 - 4:05 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 27 (IANS) The carcass of a five-year-old male leopard was found near Uttar Pradesh's Katarniaghat forest reserve Wednesday, an official said.Divisional Forest Officer (DFO) R.K. Singh said the ... Read more...

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Animal protection group cries foul at ‘Khatron Ke Khiladi-4′


July 23rd, 2011 - 10:25 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 23 (IANS) The Federation of Indian Animal Protection Organisations (FIAPO) Saturday objected to what it termed "cruelty and mistreatment" of animals on the reality show "Khatron Ke ... Read more...

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A solar eclipse for penguins, sea leopards?


July 1st, 2011 - 12:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 1 (IANS) Sky gazers in India and around the world will be a disappointed lot as they won't be able to witness the partial solar eclipse occurring ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Hema Malini to take up the cause of leopards


June 20th, 2011 - 8:26 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 20 (IANS) Hema Malini was not at home when a leopard strayed into her bungalow at Dindoshi, Goregaon from the Sanjay Gandhi National Park (SGNP) last month. Now ... Read more...

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Leopard enters Hema Malini bungalow, vanishes (Third Lead)


May 27th, 2011 - 9:45 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 27 (IANS) A leopard strayed into Bollywood actress Hema Malini's bungalow here Friday and created panic before escaping back to a nearby forest.The leopard was sighted in the ... Read more...

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Leopard enters Hema Malini’s bungalow, vanishes (Second Lead)


May 27th, 2011 - 7:19 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 27 (IANS) A leopard strayed into Bollywood actress Hema Malini's bungalow here Friday morning and created panic in the area, an official said.The leopard was sighted in the ... Read more...

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Leopard enters Hema Malini’s bungalow (Lead)


May 27th, 2011 - 2:43 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 27 (IANS) A leopard strayed into the bungalow of Bollywood actor Hema Malini here Friday morning, triggering panic.The leopard, believed to have come from the adjoining Sanjay Gandhi ... Read more...

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