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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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Bull Goes on the Run at Edinburgh Zoo


September 4th, 2012 - 9:28 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Edinburgh, Sept 4 (THAINDIAN News) A bull on the run in the Edinburg zoo caused chaos it as it escaped from its cage. However, its excitement was short lived and lasted for ... Read more...

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Polar bear dies from zebra virus


August 18th, 2012 - 6:39 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 18 (IANS) Scientists have warned equine herpes might have developed the ability to jump species in the same way as influenza, after a polar bear died in a ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

30 peacocks die in Greater Noida


August 7th, 2012 - 4:34 pm ICT by IANS
Greater Noida (Uttar Pradesh), Aug 7 (IANS) As many as 30 peacocks have died here in the last 15 days due to unknown reasons, say villagers and veterinarians.Ten peacocks died ... Read more...

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‘Olympics panda’ born in China


July 29th, 2012 - 11:24 pm ICT by IANS
Chengdu (China), July 29 (IANS) Veterinarians in southwest China's Sichuan province said a 20-year-old panda gave birth to the panda research centre's first cub of the year on the first ... Read more...

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3,600 crocodiles rescued in China


July 7th, 2012 - 11:50 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 7 (IANS) Around 3,600 smuggled Siamese crocodiles have been saved by police from being served as exotic dishes in China's Guangxi Zhuang region, Xinhua reported Saturday.Veterinarians provided medical ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

North Carolina’s zoo elephant to get contact lenses on order


June 20th, 2012 - 9:41 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
North Carolina, June 19 (THAINDIAN NEWS)
An elephant is all get contact lenses as his eye-sight is weak. After C'sar the elephant suffered his second cataract operation, the veterinarian team at N.C. Zoo, ... Read more...

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Assam wildlife group protests removal of rhino’s horn


March 25th, 2012 - 7:30 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, March 25 (IANS) An Assam-based wildlife conservation group has questioned the legality behind the Assam forest department's recent move of 'dehorning' a one-horned rhino."Nature's Beckon", a leading wildlife conservation ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

‘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...

Posted in Environment |

White rhino calf born in UAE zoo


March 15th, 2012 - 12:58 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, March 14 (IANS/WAM) A rare white rhinoceros calf -- considered the "most social" of all rhino species -- has taken birth at the Al Ain zoo in the ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Dubai to build new zoo


February 13th, 2012 - 11:40 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Feb 13 (IANS/WAM) The emirate of Dubai in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) plans to build a new world-class zoo, a top official said.Hussain Nasser Lootah, director general of ... Read more...

Posted in World |

More poultry birds culled in Odisha


January 18th, 2012 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Jan 18 (IANS) Thousands of more poultry birds were Wednesday culled in Odisha after bird flu hit a new area, an official said.Officials and veterinarians launched the culling operation ... Read more...

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Bird flu: Odisha begins culling poultry birds


January 12th, 2012 - 3:22 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Jan 12 (IANS) Veterinarians and state officials Thursday began culling poultry birds in parts of Odisha's Khordha district after bird flu was detected in the area.District Collector Roopa Mishra ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Kerala zoo hyena undergoes endoscopy


January 2nd, 2012 - 10:17 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 2 (IANS) In the first such veterinary medical examination in Kerala, a 14-year-old male hyena from a zoo here underwent an endoscopy Monday for detection of bleeding ulcers.The ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Britons taking drug used to sedate horses


November 17th, 2011 - 7:05 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 17 (IANS) A huge number of British teenagers - around 300,000 - are now using general anaesthetic Ketamine, normally used by veterinarians to sedate horses, as a recreational ... Read more...

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Panna all set to welcome Kanha tigress


March 25th, 2011 - 8:26 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, March 25 (IANS) A five-year-old tigress from Madhya Pradesh's Kanha National Park will Friday night make a 450-km road journey to her new home in Panna forest.Her journey was ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

UAE warns against selling diseased animals


February 12th, 2011 - 12:56 am ICT by IANS
Dubai, Feb 11 (IANS/WAM) The UAE government has warned livestock traders against selling or trading in diseased or feeble animals. The ministry of environment and water, in a circular, has warned against ... Read more...

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Injured Turtle Tzivka Gets Its Ability To Walk Again With The Help Of Wheels


January 16th, 2011 - 8:49 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Jan 16, (THAINDIAN NEWS) A turtle named Tzivka in Israel which had an unfortunate accident two months back causing it to lose its ability to walk has been given a ... Read more...

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Injured tigress gets treatment in Uttarakhand


November 26th, 2010 - 6:27 pm ICT by ANI
By Vipul GoelPantnagar (Uttarakhand), Nov.26 (ANI): Veterinarians treated a four-year old tigress who was injured in a fight with another animal in the Corbett National Park in Uttarakhand.The tigress is unable ... Read more...

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Women stay away from math out of their own free choice


October 27th, 2010 - 12:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 27 (ANI): Ever wondered why there are such few women in math-intensive fields? Two psychological scientists at Cornell University believe women aren't innately poor at math; instead they choose to ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Tiger undergoes dialysis in Bhopal for the first time


October 14th, 2010 - 8:12 pm ICT by ANI
By Ram Chand SahuBhopal, Oct.14 (ANI): Veterinarians in Bhopal are treating a tiger with kidney complication and have placed the feline under dialysis.Sagar, a tiger, was rescued from a circus in 2006 ... Read more...

Posted in National |

3 out of 4 cats have no qualms wearing a collar, despite owners’ fears


September 9th, 2010 - 2:42 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 9 (ANI): Almost three out of four cats wear collars despite their owners being sceptical about its success, revealed a study.In a new six-month study, almost 60 percent animals' tolerance ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Army Dog Suffers PTSD


August 7th, 2010 - 7:03 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Aug 7, (THAINDIAN NEWS) War has its after-effects, not only human but also animals suffer the same type of stress as any one else would guess. A two year old ... Read more...

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Wildlife rangers rescue tiger cub in Jim Corbett National Park


June 27th, 2010 - 11:14 pm ICT by ANI
Ramnagar (Uttarakhand), June 27(ANI): Wildlife Rangers of the famed Jim Corbett National Park in Uttarakhand have lent a healing touch to an orphaned and injured tiger cub.In the course of their ... Read more...

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Intense heat wave takes toll of animals, birds in Gujarat


May 22nd, 2010 - 9:42 pm ICT by ANI
Ahmedabad (Gujarat), May 22 (ANI): Veterinarians and volunteers in Gujarat are taking special care of the animals and birds to safeguard them from the intense heat wave that has gripped the country.The ... Read more...

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How did rare pheasants die at Himachal centre?


May 7th, 2010 - 9:19 am ICT by IANS
Shimla, May 7 (IANS) Conservation officials are in a bit of a tizzy in Himachal Pradesh. With two fully grown Western tragopans dying within a week of each other, a project to ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Now, coolers, glucose and vitamins for Patna Zoo inmates


April 19th, 2010 - 11:37 pm ICT by ANI
By Ajay KumarPatna, April (ANI): Special arrangements to protect inmates at the Sanjay Gandhi Botanical and Zoological Gardens in Patna have been made following the heat wave in the western, northern and ... Read more...

Posted in Feature |

Dogs’ wet licks may aid cancer research


April 15th, 2010 - 5:03 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 15 (ANI): Dogs' wet licks could provide the DNA keys to findings new treatments for rare cancers and other diseases in both dogs and human patients, believe scientists.The Translational Genomics ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

22 year old lioness dies at Indore zoo


April 11th, 2010 - 10:38 pm ICT by ANI
By Rajni KhaitanIndore, April 11 (ANI): Zoo authorities in Indore city cremated a 22-year-old lioness after she succumbed to Parkinson's disease on Sunday.Rani, the lioness, died in Kamla Nehru Zoo of the ... Read more...

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Captured leopard dies in Shimla (Lead)


February 26th, 2010 - 8:40 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Feb 26 (IANS) A one-and-a-half-year-old leopard, which was captured by the wildlife department when it strayed into the heart of this capital city, was unable to come out of shock and ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Shimla’s captured leopard fights for life (With Images)


February 26th, 2010 - 1:10 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Feb 26 (IANS) A one-and-a-half year-old leopard is struggling for life after it was captured by the wildlife department when it strayed into the heart of this hill town, an official ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Two tigers escape from Guwahati zoo, tranquilised later


January 30th, 2010 - 3:11 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Jan 30 (IANS) Two adult tigers Saturday escaped from an enclosure at the Assam State Zoo in Guwahati, triggering panic among nearly 10,000 visitors who were inside the zoo at that ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Lucknow Zoo authorities treating tiger for cancer


November 22nd, 2009 - 6:33 pm ICT by ANI
Lucknow, Nov 22 (ANI): Lucknow Zoo authorities, aided by veterinarians, are treating a man-eater tiger diagnosed with cancer.Two - and - half year old male tiger 'Kishen' had killed five people before ... Read more...

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Rabies scare haunts Himachal hamlet


November 19th, 2009 - 11:08 am ICT by IANS
By Vishal Gulati Kangra (Himachal Pradesh), Nov 19 (IANS) An entire hamlet near here is eerily emptying out day by day due to a rabies scare. Villagers say they cannot take any chances ... Read more...

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Studying pet dogs with cancer may help find new treatments for human patients


October 13th, 2009 - 6:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, October 13 (ANI): Studying pet dogs with cancer may help achieve better understanding and new ways to treat human cancers, scientists believe.Dr. Chand Khanna and team at the Centre for Cancer ... Read more...

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