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Panther dies of thirst in Rajasthan heat


May 30th, 2012 - 4:42 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, May 30 (IANS) Water scarcity in the intense summer heat of Rajasthan has caused animals in the wild to stray and led to incidents of animal-human conflicts. The dry ... Read more...

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Maharashtra to deploy 500 armed guards against tiger poaching


May 23rd, 2012 - 12:12 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 22 (IANS) Alarmed by the deaths of two tigers in Maharashtra forest reserves, state Forest Minister Patangrao Kadam Tuesday said that over 500 armed guards will be recruited ... Read more...

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Uttar Pradesh plans ponds for animals along highway


January 2nd, 2011 - 11:37 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Jan 2 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh forest department has suggested developing 33 ponds along the Delhi-Agra national highway to provide water to wild animals, an official said."These new water holes will ... Read more...

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Leopard poachers get six years’ jail


November 15th, 2010 - 10:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 15 (IANS) Three leopard poachers were sentenced to six years of rigorous imprisonment and a fine of Rs.10,000 each by a court in Madhya Pradesh Monday.Ittu Baiga, Bahilal Baiga ... Read more...

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Female toads ‘grow fat’ to thwart unwanted mates!


July 11th, 2010 - 2:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 11 (ANI): A new study has revealed that female toads can thwart unwanted suitors by simply inflating their bodies.The female toad, when grasped by its unwanted male counterpart, inflates ... Read more...

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India’s ‘climate change chair’ at US design fest


June 20th, 2010 - 1:36 pm ICT by IANS
By Madhusree Chatterjee New Delhi, June 20 (IANS) A steel-and-fabric chair named "0.76 Celsius" will showcase India's concern on climate change at a prestigious US furniture and lifestyle design show and looking on ... Read more...

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Jharkhand villagers face water shortage


June 10th, 2010 - 4:58 pm ICT by ANI
Latehar (Jharkhand), June 10 (ANI): The residents of several villages in Jharkhand's Latehar District are facing severe water crisis, as the water level of river basin areas is reportedly depleting.The residents ... Read more...

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Acute water shortage in Uttarakhand’s Corbett Reserve


May 25th, 2010 - 8:24 pm ICT by ANI
Ramnagar (Uttarakhand), May 25 (ANI): The Corbett Tiger Reserve in Uttarakhand is facing acute water shortage, as natural sources of water have dried up on account of the rising temperature.The authorities ... Read more...

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Gir sanctuary faces water scarcity due to summer heat


May 25th, 2010 - 6:38 pm ICT by ANI
Junagarh (Gujarat), May 25 (ANI): Gujarat's famous Gir sanctuary is facing acute water scarcity due to rising temperatures.Most of the sanctuary's natural water resources have dried up.Over 600 artificial water points have ... Read more...

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Probe ordered into deaths of 11 blackbucks in Gujarat


May 13th, 2010 - 12:19 am ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, May 12 (IANS) The Gujarat government Wednesday ordered an inquiry into the mysterious deaths of 11 blackbucks in the Gir forest sanctuary in Saurashtra region of the state. The bodies of ... Read more...

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African vistas on artist’s canvas


September 25th, 2009 - 8:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) Memories of the sweeping wilderness of Africa seep through the works of urban designer-cum-artist Antonio E'Costa, who spent a better part of his life in Kenya. His recent ... Read more...

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US anchor labels Aussie PM a ’serial killer’ for culling camels


August 5th, 2009 - 3:57 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, August 5 (ANI): Erin Burnett, an anchor on American financial news channel CNBC, has labeled Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd a serial killer on US TV, after the Aussie government's ... Read more...

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Aussies urged to eat camel meat to help tackle their population explosion


August 5th, 2009 - 2:57 pm ICT by ANI
London, August 5 (ANI): Reports indicate that Australians are being urged to eat camel meat to help tackle the population explosion of the species in the country.According to a report in The ... Read more...

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Gir national park in Gujarat has artificial water pits for animals


May 18th, 2009 - 7:04 pm ICT by ANI
By Suresh SoniGir National Park, May 18 (ANI): With mercury rising each passing day and natural water sources drying up, forest rangers of Gir National Park in Gujarat are digging trenches in ... Read more...

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Elephants may make other herbivores feel safe from predators


December 19th, 2008 - 2:21 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 19 (ANI): A new study has suggested that elephants may make other herbivores feel safe from predators, especially when all the animals are gathered at a water hole.According to ... Read more...

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Water points for Asiatic lions in Sasan Gir in Gujarat


May 21st, 2008 - 8:18 pm ICT by admin
By Uday Adhvaryu Sasan Gir sanctuary (Gujarat), May 21 (ANI): With mercury registering high temperature with each passing day, the forest authorities in Sasan Gir sanctuary have made arrangements to protect lions ... 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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Aborigines in Australia killing boredom by hunting camels


February 11th, 2008 - 3:56 pm ICT by admin
London, Feb 11 (ANI): Aborigines in Australia's arid desert interior have found a new way to overcome boredom and substance abuse - hunting camels.Aborigines living in Kintore decided to take up the ... Read more...

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The mysterious lake that swells and shrinks thrice a day!


November 25th, 2007 - 11:28 am ICT by admin
New Delhi, Nov 25(ANI): A mystifying lake called the Longchao Lake located in southwest Chongqing Municipality of China, swells and shrinks three times a day.The water-body has reportedly no ditch or other ... Read more...

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