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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...

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Cameras keep eye on snow leopards in Spiti Valley

December 29th, 2010 - 10:27 am ICT by IANS
By Vishal Gulati Shimla, Dec 29 (IANS) The third eye is monitoring the movement of the highly endangered, elusive snow leopard in the cold deserts of Himachal Pradesh. And one of the camera ... Read more...

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Nine spotted deer die in West Bengal

August 19th, 2010 - 8:21 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 19 (IANS) Six spotted deer died of exhaustion while being transported to another park in West Bengal Thursday, a senior forest official said. Three other spotted deer died in another incident.The ... Read more...

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Alipore Zoo’s 60 spotted deer to be sent to Sunderban Park

August 7th, 2010 - 7:56 pm ICT by ANI
By Sankha GhoshKolkata, Aug 7 (ANI): Alipore zoo authorities here have decided to release 60 spotted deer into Sunderbans Tiger Reserve to improve the food supply of Bengal tigers, which usually strayinto ... Read more...

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The cheetah could walk again - in Madhya Pradesh

September 22nd, 2009 - 1:32 pm ICT by IANS
By Sanjay Sharma Bhopal, Sep 22 (IANS) More than 60 years after the cheetah, the world's fastest land animal, was wiped out from India due to unbridled hunting, hectic efforts are on in ... Read more...

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Experts eye African cheetahs for reintroduction, to submit plan

September 11th, 2009 - 11:42 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 11 (IANS) Cheetah experts who gathered in Gajner in Rajasthan to discuss plans to reintroduce the animal in India have endorsed a proposal to bring cheetahs from Africa, six ... Read more...

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Tiger census 2008-09 begins in West Bengal

December 18th, 2008 - 8:43 pm ICT by ANI
Mahananda Wildlife Sanctuary (WB), Dec 18 (ANI): The annual tiger census for the year 2008-09 in West Bengal began from Mahananda Wildlife Sanctuary (MLS) on the foothills of Himalayas in Darjeeling ... Read more...

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Can Ranthambhore support the tigers it has now?

May 6th, 2008 - 8:19 pm ICT by admin
By Joydeep Gupta New Delhi, May 6 (IANS) The Ranthambhore national park in Rajasthan, one of India's oldest and best-known, now has over 40 tigers. This is good news in a country where ... Read more...

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Loss of sea ice could spell disaster for Arctic animals

April 24th, 2008 - 12:45 pm ICT by admin
Washington, April 24 (ANI): Scientists have warned that the loss of sea ice due to climate change could spell disaster for polar bears and other Arctic marine mammals.Sea ice is ... Read more...

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