parks and wildlife

Surfer Stephen King has a lucky escape from shark attack


December 12th, 2011 - 10:27 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Sydney, Dec 12 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A surfer believes he is the “luckiest” person in the world after a shark missed him just barely. Stephen King of NSW was left with only minor ... Read more...

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Conservation efforts help increase Nepal’s rhino population


April 26th, 2011 - 5:21 pm ICT by ANI
Chitwan (Nepal), Apr 26 (ANI):The population of one-horned rhinoceros (Rhinoceros unicornis) has increased in Nepal, according to the country's National Rhino Census.The census showed there are 534 rhinos in Nepal, marking an ... Read more...

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Climate change hitting forests, says Dhumal


April 1st, 2011 - 5:38 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, April 1 (IANS) Many trees are dying in Himachal Pradesh forests due to change in climatic conditions, Chief Minister Prem Kumar Dhumal said here Friday.Due to climatic, edaphic and ... Read more...

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Gujarat imposes curbs on mining close to sanctuaries


February 10th, 2011 - 1:32 am ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, Feb 10 (IANS) There will be no mining or industrial activity in a one kilometre area from the boundary of national parks and wildlife sanctuaries, the Gujarat High Court has been ... Read more...

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No ousting tribals from national parks, states told


August 26th, 2010 - 7:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 26 (IANS) Objecting to displacement of the Scheduled Tribes populations from the national parks and wildlife sanctuaries, the tribal affairs ministry has directed as many as nine states to ... Read more...

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Over 17,000 hectares of national parks encroached: Ramesh


August 19th, 2010 - 12:49 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 18 (IANS) Over 17,000 hectares of land belonging to national parks and wildlife sanctuaries has been encroached upon, parliament was informed Wednesday. "There have been reports of encroachment in some ... Read more...

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Police raid nudist beach in Sydney over illegal behaviour


February 22nd, 2010 - 3:26 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Feb 22 (ANI): A nudist beach in Sydney, Australia, was recently raided by police following community concerns over illegal behaviour.When police and National Parks and Wildlife officers arrived at Little ... Read more...

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Malay woman breastfeeds baby ape like human child!


August 1st, 2009 - 4:54 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Aug 1 (ANI): A Malay woman is said to have breastfed and reared a baby ape like a human child.According to the Harian Metro, the story came to light when ... Read more...

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Lost British backpacker Jamie Neale found after 11 days


July 15th, 2009 - 6:59 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, July 15 (ANI): An English bushwalker has been found alive 11 days after he went missing in the freezing cold of the Blue Mountains.Jamie Neale, 19, was found by the NSW ... Read more...

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Haryana to create eco-sensitive zones near sanctuaries


July 4th, 2009 - 12:15 am ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, July 3 (IANS) Giving a boost to its forestry and wildlife, Haryana is all set to declare the distance of up to 5,000 metres surrounding its major national parks and wildlife ... Read more...

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Joy in Australia as last stranded whale swims free


March 4th, 2009 - 12:23 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, March 4 (DPA) The last survivor of a pod of 192 pilot whales that came ashore on Tasmania's King Island at the weekend swam back out to sea Wednesday. A recalcitrant creature ... Read more...

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Australians try to save stranded whales (Lead)


March 2nd, 2009 - 1:59 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, March 2 (DPA) A volunteer army was Monday tending to around 54 whales that were still alive among a pod of 200 that became stranded on a beach on Tasmania's King ... Read more...

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200 whales stranded on Australian beach


March 2nd, 2009 - 7:34 am ICT by IANS
Sydney, March 2 (DPA) Around 200 whales were stranded on a beach in Tasmania's King Island, which is halfway between the island state and the Australian mainland. Parks and Wildlife Service spokesman Chris ... Read more...

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Nepal tries to solve mystery of missing gharials


February 10th, 2009 - 11:24 am ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Feb 10 (IANS) In 2005, nearly 700 gharials, members of the crocodile family, were released in the Narayani and other major rivers of Nepal to boost the population of an endangered ... Read more...

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When a croc walked into an Aussie pub!


June 26th, 2008 - 8:01 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, June 26 (ANI): Drinkers at a Territory pub in Australia found an unusual boozing mate at their door a two-foot long crocodile.The under-age male saltie nearly made it to the ... Read more...

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Crocodile for a drinking buddy!


June 26th, 2008 - 5:14 pm ICT by IANS
By Neena Bhandari Sydney, June 26 (IANS) Buffaloes, horses, frogs and even cane toads have propped up at a dusty outback highway pub in Australia's Northern Territory, but to find a saltwater crocodile ... Read more...

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Terri Irwin set to wrestle crocs


June 18th, 2008 - 5:30 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, June 18 (ANI): Late Croc hunter Steve Irwins wife Terri is set to step into the shoes of her husband, by wrestling with crocodiles.The 47-year-old is trying to stay fit ... 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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Angler’s mammoth lure - a 2m crocodile!


November 14th, 2007 - 2:49 am ICT by admin
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