wild animals

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

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

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

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

Wells turning death traps for wild animals, activists demand action

Wells and tanks left uncovered by some private individuals and panchayats in the Nilgiris district are proving to be death traps for wild animals like leopard, sloth bear and gaur.

published on : 22nd November 2021

Zoos not the place for wild, rescued animals

Zoos and rescue centres are becoming jails for wild, rescued animals, fear forest department officials and conservationists.

published on : 29th October 2021

Zoos, rescue centres are like jails, not ideal for wild animals: Experts

Veterinarians point that as per protocol animals whose canines or claws are broken, severely injured, unable to hunt etc are captured and housed in rescue centres.

published on : 27th October 2021

Dire need for advanced rescue, rehab centres for wild animals

Though the State Forest Department tranquilised and captured the Masinagudi tiger, the lack of a sophisticated wildlife rescue and rehabilitation centre in the vicinity was sorely felt.

published on : 16th October 2021

Post Cyclone Gulab, wild animals rescued from flood waters in Telangana

Forest officials have rescued several wild animals which were stranded in flood waters in the Nirmal forest area. 

published on : 1st October 2021