animals

Man held for hunting wild cat inside Sorakolathur reserve forest

A case was registered under the Wildlife Protection Act, 1972, and Santhosh was arrested and remanded in judicial custody in Tiruvannamalai Sub-jail for 15 days. Further probe is on.

published on : 29th June 2022

Steps to provide water to wild animals in Nallamala start yielding results

In Chinna Mantanala, forest officials had set up three deep borewells with solar motors to provide water to the wildlife of the dry and uplands of the forest.

published on : 28th June 2022

Wanna be a zookeeper?

The camp follows a certain itinerary and timetable -- video screening, zoo rounds, safari rounds and field visits to watch the animals closely, besides other activities.

published on : 15th May 2022

Forest watchers in Silent Valley stay at mercy of wild animals

It has been four days since forest watcher P P Rajan of Mukkali went missing while on duty in the Silent Valley.  

published on : 8th May 2022

Coffee growers in Karnataka's South Kodagu hit by labour shortage due to wild animal attacks

As usual, the forest department is involved in the search operation for the evading tiger that killed one person last month. But their efforts have not yielded results so far.

published on : 26th April 2022

Crying for the wolf

In the popularity index of animals of the wild, the wolf ranks abysmally low. We love the lion and the tiger for their magnificence, the leopard for its speed and quiet.

published on : 17th April 2022

 Vellore forest department fills up water troughs  for wild animals to beat heat

Water troughs are kept in six areas--three in Panamadangi reserve forest (RF) and the rest in Sholavaram and Kaniyambadi reserve forests for wild animals.

published on : 13th April 2022

Peep into your pet’s mind

Do you ever wonder what your pet is thinking? Meet the animal whisperers, who use telepathy to give you insight into the deepest thoughts of your four-legged friends. 

published on : 12th April 2022

We pay from pocket for autopsy of wild animals: Officials

A range officer in Coimbatore, who did not want to be named, said a post-mortem of a wild elephant or bison costs over Rs 10,000.

published on : 2nd March 2022

Chennai-based Blue Cross flag off country's first mobile ambulance for street animals' treatment

Fitted with an inverter, two fans, a fridge, and cabinets and drawers to hold medication, the vehicle is fully equipped with amenities to tend to animals in need.

published on : 28th February 2022

Death of tigress: Two forest officials suspended in Andhra

Official sources said the news of the tigress death in the forest was circulated on social media platforms three days before the forest staff found its carcass.

published on : 11th February 2022

430 families in Kombukuthi tribal village live in fear of wild animal attacks

Residents of Kombukuthi, a tribal hamlet adjoining Sabarimala forests, walk on a tightrope as they live in fear of wild animal attacks throughout the year.

published on : 6th February 2022

Hong Kong to cull 2,000 animals after hamsters get COVID-19, recent pet buyers to be tested

Authorities said all pet stores selling hamsters in Hong Kong must cease operations and that around 2,000 small mammals, including hamsters and chinchillas, will be culled in a humane manner.

published on : 18th January 2022

DPR for flyover in Kallar to be ready in 9 months

Tamil Nadu forest Minister K Ramachandran and PWD Minister E V Velu jointly conducted field inspection at Kallar in Mettupalayam - Ooty national highway on Monday. 

published on : 21st December 2021

Loud DJ music killed my birds, Odisha poultry farm owner alleges in police complaint

A graduate engineer, Ranjit Parida attached a report of veterinary experts, who visited his farm on Nov 22, with the complaint and sought compensation for his loss.

published on : 24th November 2021
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