On the allegation of violation of wildlife protection laws, the official evaded a reply and said "things have to be viewed in perspective".
Such practices were going on unchecked as the violators continued exploiting either in the name of entertainment or religious belief, luring the devotees.
Once they were released into their respective quarantine enclosure they did have water from the water bodies which are replenished regularly, the DFO said.
His colleagues and forest officers said Hussain could sense animal instincts. He got injured a couple of times in elephant attacks but that did not scare him, they said.
A division bench of the Orissa High Court had asked the State government to form the JTF
Two months before this operation, the WCCB teamed up with the Indian Coast Guards and seized 500 kg of this marine animal, concealed in cement bags, from the Kunjarvalasai area of Rameshwaram.
The vehicles had Delhi registration numbers with Army stickers pasted on them and they traversed over 700 km through Mizoram, Meghalaya and Assam before falling into the police net.
Indian law enforcement agencies have enhanced online wildlife crime patrolling as traffickers have found new ways to connect with potential buyers — encrypted online or undetected transactions.
However, registration of only one offence in the State under Wildlife Protection Act in the year has surprised the wildlife conservationists.
The three-member committee was headed by retired IFS officer and former PCCF (Wildlife) of Kerala Surendra Kumar.
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The Commission has consequently asked the Principal Secretary (Forest) to seek an explanation from the then PCCF-Wildlife and initiate disciplinary action against him.
It was decided to prepare the comprehensive plan through national level institutes like Wildlife Institute of India or Indian Institute of Science as per national guidelines in a time bound manner.
The Auditor General observed illegal construction of a jail complex in CRZ 1A area at Bangar in Puri district.
On July 25, the High Court expressed dissatisfaction over the counter affidavit filed by the wildlife wing and directed the personal appearance of the Chief Conservator of Forests.
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The plan to introduce the cheetah by November last year in Madhya Pradesh's Kuno, spread over 750 kilometres in the state's Chambal region, suffered a setback due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
They had been detained in connection with a case related to death of the injured male elephant in Narsinghpur West Range in multiple pellet injuries a few days back.
Debrigarh has a high density bison and sambar population. Besides, spotted deer and leopard numbers are equally high too.
BBP will soon welcome Hamadryas Baboons from Singapore Zoo. The first batch- two males and a female- will arrive from Mysuru Zoo and the second will come directly from Singapore zoo.
The survey was carried out in seven ranges namely Dindigul range, Ayalur, Alagarkoil, Natham, Sirumalai, Dindigul and Ottanchathiram.
"Even though he had retired and we have got another dog, Rana's place nobody can replace Rana," he said.