Blackbucks

Many trapped blackbucks washed away in flood-hit Pulasalanka, Perugulanka districts

A video of blackbucks scrambling to escape the rising waters at Pulasa Lanka in Vemagiri village surfaced on social media platforms on Saturday evening.

published on : 18th July 2022

Five held for hunting blackbucks in Karnataka's Haveri district

The police recovered the carcass of two blackbucks, a rifle that was used for killing antelopes, and several other items, sources said.

published on : 8th May 2022

Raj Bhavan claims garden works done on Main Lawn, a non-grazing ground

“This lawn is renovated from time to time by the Department of Horticulture,” it said in the response.

published on : 2nd May 2022

Polo ground in Raj Bhavan may be restored for blackbucks after monsoon

The sprawling 30-acre polo ground is under Raj Bhavan’s possession though it is a reserve forest.

published on : 24th April 2022

Grassland for Raj Bhavan blackbucks to be restored soon

The polo ground in Raj Bhavan, one of the last remaining prime habitats for blackbucks in Chennai, is likely to be restored as a grassland after the monsoon season this year.

published on : 24th April 2022

Spike in blackbuck deaths in Chennai's Raj Bhavan, 20 in 5 months

The blackbuck, an endangered antelope, is listed under Schedule 1 of the Wildlife Protection Act, 1972, enjoying the highest protection. 

published on : 20th April 2022

11 blackbucks found killed in Narayanapuram, probe ordered

The officials believed the poaching to be a work of Karnataka hunters as sharp objects were used in the killings.

published on : 8th March 2022