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Assam floods: Park rangers work non-stop to safeguard wildlife


June 29th, 2012 - 3:41 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, June 29 (IANS) Forest officials in most rhino habitats in Assam have been working through the night to save wildlife severely affected after flood waters submerged vast areas of ... Read more...

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‘Lack of political will behind conservation woes’ (With Image)


May 19th, 2012 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 19 (IANS) Lack of political will is adding to the survival woes of large Asiatic mammals, including rhinoceros, one of the most intriguing beasts in nature's life ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Locals detain 75 suspected Bangladeshis in Assam


March 17th, 2012 - 6:08 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, March 17 (IANS) The people of Jakhalabandha town in Nagaon district Saturday rounded up 75 suspected Bangladeshi nationals for illegally entering the Indian territory. The group included one female, ... Read more...

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Javan rhino is extinct in Vietnam


October 25th, 2011 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
Hanoi, Oct 25 (IANS) The Javan rhino, one of the five species of endangered rhinoceroses worldwide, has become extinct in Vietnam, experts said Tuesday.The International Rhino Foundation (IRF) and the ... Read more...

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Turmoil gores Nepal’s rhino success story


June 14th, 2010 - 4:21 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, June 14 (IANS) First hit by a 10-year communist insurgency, Nepal's success story in breeding the endangered greater one-horned rhino has now been gored afresh, with three animals gunned down by ... Read more...

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Bihar, Tripura zoos to exchange rare animals


June 13th, 2010 - 6:48 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, June 13 (IANS) Bihar's Patna Zoo and Tripura's Sepahijala Zoo will soon exchange rare animals, officials said here Sunday. The 41-year-old Patna Zoo, also known as the Sanjay Gandhi Botanical and Zoological ... Read more...

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Chinese farm threatened African rhino for horns: Report


March 7th, 2010 - 3:50 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 7 (IANS) China is farming African wild Rhinos in order to harvest their horns for alleged medicinal properties, a newspaper reported Sunday quoting a report by international conservation monitors. China has ... Read more...

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Nepal’s rhinos flourish under bodyguards


November 24th, 2009 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Nov 24 (IANS) After the president, prime minister and other ministers in Nepal, the Himalayan republic has added a new VIP entitled to have bodyguards - its rare one-horned rhinos. In two ... Read more...

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“Flying frog” and world’s smallest deer discovered in Eastern Himalayas


August 11th, 2009 - 2:11 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 11 (ANI): Scientists have discovered over 350 new species including the world's smallest deer, a "flying frog" and a 100 million-year old gecko in the Eastern Himalayas.The new species include ... Read more...

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New Nepal wildlife discovery boosts yeti fantasies


August 10th, 2009 - 5:47 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Aug 10 (IANS) Almost 50 years after an expedition by Everest conqueror Sir Edmund Hillary to track down the elusive yeti of the Himalayas failed, there is fresh hope ... Read more...

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Jumbo rally starts at Kaziranga Elephant Festival


February 12th, 2009 - 10:56 pm ICT by ANI
Kaziranga, Feb 12, (ANI): Elephants of varying ages and sizes converge at Kaziranga Wildlife Sanctuary in Assam on Thursday to take part in the four-day annual Elephant Festival that is organised ... Read more...

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Assam’’s Kaziranga National Park a contender in Seven Wonders of Nature list


January 18th, 2009 - 4:31 pm ICT by ANI
Kaziranga (Assam,India), Jan.18 (ANI): The grazing heaven for the one horned Rhino, Kaziranga National Park in Assam, is on its way to become one among the new Seven Wonders of Nature. The ... Read more...

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Rare one-horned rhino on a rebound in Nepal


March 28th, 2008 - 1:06 pm ICT by admin
Washington, March 28 (ANI): A nationwide government census in Nepal has found out that the numbers of the rare one-horned Indian rhinoceros are increasing in the country.According to a report in ... Read more...

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