wildlife

TN forms Special Purpose Vehicle for eco-tourism in wildlife zones

A Special Purpose Vehicle (SPV) called Tamil Nadu Wilderness Corporation Private Limited will operate on Public-Private Partnership model for the execution of the projects.

published on : 5th March 2021

Uttarakhand HC summons member secretary of State Wildlife Board over Shivalik Elephant reserve de-notification

The court also granted further 10 days time to the center as well as Uttarakhand State Biodiversity Board to file their responses in the matter. 

published on : 3rd March 2021

Wildfire leads to road mishap in Odisha, five injured  

A forest fire in Khejuria jungle under Thakurmunda wildlife range in Karanjia division led to a road accident, leaving five persons injured on Sunday.

published on : 1st March 2021

Mother, son trampled to death in sleep by tusker in Odisha

Woman’s husband also sustains critical injuries in the incident.

published on : 25th February 2021

Jumbo deaths: Bacterial disease spread from cattle, suspects Central team visiting Karlapat wildlife sanctuary

They are assuming that the infection might have spread from bovine to elephants after they came to know about the death of cattle due to HS.

published on : 24th February 2021

Rahul targets Kerala government over buffer zone around Wayanad wildlife sanctuary

Hitting back at the Wayanad MP, State Forest Minister K Raju said the decision on buffer zone is determined by the Union Environment and Forest Ministry.

published on : 23rd February 2021

Livestock Inspector suspended over cattle vaccination at Karlapat

Earlier, Forest department believed that the spread of haemorrhagic septicemia has been contained since there were no more elephant deaths.

published on : 23rd February 2021

Mahout, kavadi arrested for beating elephant; animal is fine, says vet

Vinil Kumar (46), the mahout, and Siva Prasath (32), the kavadi, were arrested under Section 51 of the Wildlife Protection Act after hours of interrogation and were remanded in the Avinashi sub jail.

published on : 22nd February 2021

Central team finds jumbo calf carcass in Odisha's Karlapat wildlife sanctuary, cattle deaths reported

The three-member Central team stumbled upon the decomposed carcass of an elephant calf near Ghusurigudi stream in Karlapat wildlife sanctuary on Saturday.

published on : 22nd February 2021

CCTVs to track animal movement in STR

The tiger had also killed a few cattle at Binduvandar near Rajabasa beat. The cameras will help track movement of tigers in the forest. 

published on : 22nd February 2021

Jumbo deaths: Central team visits Odisha's Karlapat, collects samples

The officials reviewed the hemorrhagic septicemia vaccination drive to protect domestic cattle from the disease in villages.

published on : 21st February 2021

Unseasonal rains make birds flock to Kodiyakarai in huge numbers

Around 56,800 birds in 118 species were recorded this year compared to 6,243 birds in 91 species in 2020.

published on : 20th February 2021

At the Mountains of Muchness

If you go to Mary Budden Estate like us dear reader, you are assured that happy ending. But first lies, er, lays the way there. It is undoubtedly long.

published on : 19th February 2021

Two men jailed for armed trespassing into Karnataka sanctuary

Nataraj Naik and Anand Shetty were caught with a modified pellet gun in the Someshwara wildlife sanctuary.

published on : 16th February 2021

Carcass of elephant calf killed by Royal Bengal Tiger found in Odisha

Two bullocks were killed by the big cat at Binduvandar near Rajabasa beat a couple of days back, the DFO said.

published on : 16th February 2021
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