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Harsh drought conditions in parts of the American West are pushing wild horses to the brink and spurring extreme measures to protect them.
Tribal officials counted 118 dead horses and two cows this week but that tally doesn't account for any carcasses that might have been pushed deeper into the mud by the other struggling animals, or for skeletal remains.
Five years after the discovery of oil, and four since a giant aquifer was found, drought has struck again, shattering the dreams of a different future for Turkana, a bone-dry region of dust and stone, home to mostly semi-nomadic livestock herders and lacking the most basic trappings of modernity.
Even as drought is hitting most parts of south India, some parts of the country are coping with the heat conditions that have set early this year.
As lake beds dry up and crack, and rivers become rivulets, South India thirsts due to the failed Monsoon. Several states, including Tamil Nadu, have been declared drought hit, while others like Karnataka are still reeling from a long-time drought.
Already in the grip of drought ahead of the summer months, wildlife in the Bandipura National Park have dog days ahead