Wildlife Crime Control Bureau

Tamil Nadu Forest and Wildlife Crime Control Bureau to boost evidence gathering in probes

Chief Wildlife Warden Shekhar Kumar Niraj, who was earlier head of TRAFFIC India, an NGO that monitors wildlife trade networks, is the man behind this initiative.

published on : 5th September 2021

Gang selling whale vomit worth Rs 8 crore caught in Karnataka's Kushalnagar

According to forest sleuths, Ambergris is a waxy substance produced in the digestive system of only an estimated 1 per cent of sperm whales. It reportedly has aromatic and medicinal properties.

published on : 8th August 2021

14.2 kg pangolin scales seized from Odisha's Dhenkanal, two arrested

Ratnakar Rout (51) and Firoj Khan (52), both from the Dhenkanal town, had stored the pangolin scales at a godown in Banasinga area of Sarangi range in the division.

published on : 25th July 2021

Nine big cat skins seized after raids in Odisha's Kalahandi  

While the crackdown has come as a huge boost to the Forest Department’s enforcement, it has also exposed a worrying factor - poaching of big cats in and across the borders.

published on : 11th July 2021