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The baby elephant chased the birds in a playful manner.(Twitter/@susantananda3)

Baby elephant bravely shoos away birds in a wobbly run, leaves netizens gushing. Watch

By Srimoyee Chowdhury | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JUL 01, 2020 06:36 PM IST
Just like a human kid, the adorable baby elephant will give you an aww-worthy moment.
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The image shows the wolves licking each other.(Twitter/@Wolf Conservation Society)
The image shows the wolves licking each other.(Twitter/@Wolf Conservation Society)

‘Caring and cooperative’: Video of two wolves is all about being kind to each other

By Srimoyee Chowdhury | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUN 23, 2020 08:22 PM IST
The black-furred wolf stares at the camera with an intense gaze as the other one keeps on grooming it.
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The most crushing thing about Covid-19 is that it is an unknown, unseen threat.(Unsplash)
The most crushing thing about Covid-19 is that it is an unknown, unseen threat.(Unsplash)

Coronavirus outbreak: 9 crucial tips for parents and kids during the lockdown

By Rhea R. Dubey | Hindustan Times
UPDATED ON APR 08, 2020 06:13 PM IST
WhatsApp forwards are flying around about how eating garlic, or bathing in hot water will keep us safe. Research has substantiated none of these . New information on the virus is coming out every day.
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The chimpanzee feeds the apple to the tortoise near him.(Twitter/@ramblingsloa)
The chimpanzee feeds the apple to the tortoise near him.(Twitter/@ramblingsloa)

Chimp shares apple with tortoise and netizens are here for it. Watch

By Srimoyee Chowdhury | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON MAR 04, 2020 06:42 PM IST
A video of the two beings from completely different species of the animal kingdom will give you a sense of calm in an otherwise complex environment.
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Scientists have discovered an animal that does not need oxygen to produce energy needed for its survival (Representative Image)(REUTERS)
Scientists have discovered an animal that does not need oxygen to produce energy needed for its survival (Representative Image)(REUTERS)

Scientists discover animal that can live without oxygen

By Press Trust of India | Jerusalem
UPDATED ON FEB 27, 2020 06:16 AM IST
The tiny, less than 10-celled parasite Henneguya salminicola lives in salmon muscle, according to the finding published on Tuesday in the journal PNAS.
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The video image shows a newborn snake inside its amniotic sac.(Twitter/@domgreves)
The video image shows a newborn snake inside its amniotic sac.(Twitter/@domgreves)

Baby snake slithers out of amniotic sac. Video is incredible yet unsettling

By Trisha Sengupta | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON AUG 30, 2019 05:56 PM IST
While some found the video fascinating, others were left with an uneasy feeling.
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After a final showdown, Simba emerges supreme. He is the new lion king. It all feels right and good. But what exactly has Simba done to deserve this?(AP)
After a final showdown, Simba emerges supreme. He is the new lion king. It all feels right and good. But what exactly has Simba done to deserve this?(AP)

The Lion King tells me that entitlement is everything

PUBLISHED ON JUL 23, 2019 06:51 PM IST
The movie’s plot demolishes the notion of meritocracy. Monarchies, politics and business will find it familiar
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Angling is a crime under Section 11 of the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Act, says an official.(HT File Photo)
Angling is a crime under Section 11 of the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Act, says an official.(HT File Photo)

Uttarakhand first to ban angling, cites cruelty to fish

By Nihi Sharma | Hindustan Times, Dehradun
PUBLISHED ON JUL 18, 2018 10:11 PM IST
Uttarakhand has become the first state in India to ban angling, an activity that involves catching fish using hooks and releasing them back, in rivers and streams in forest areas and tiger reserves
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The high court also gave directions ranging from the amount of load allowed to be pulled by various animals in accordance with the kind of carriage being pulled to the amount of riders per carriage.(HT Photo)
The high court also gave directions ranging from the amount of load allowed to be pulled by various animals in accordance with the kind of carriage being pulled to the amount of riders per carriage.(HT Photo)

Legal rights to animal kingdom: Activists term order impractical, vague

By Nihi Sharma | Hindustan Times, Dehradun
UPDATED ON JUL 05, 2018 09:55 PM IST
Uttarakhand High Court has accorded the status of ‘legal person or entity’ to animals in the state, saying ‘they have a distinct persona with corresponding rights, duties and liabilities of a living person’
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The directions are a part of the 57-page order that a division bench of Justices Rajiv Sharma and Lok Pal Singh gave on Wednesday while according the status of “legal person or entity” to the entire animal kingdom.(HT Photo)
The directions are a part of the 57-page order that a division bench of Justices Rajiv Sharma and Lok Pal Singh gave on Wednesday while according the status of “legal person or entity” to the entire animal kingdom.(HT Photo)

Is load prescribed for pack and draught animals reasonable, HC asks govt

By Neeraj Santoshi | Hindustan Times, Nainital
UPDATED ON JUL 05, 2018 09:46 PM IST
Uttarakhand high court directs GB Pant University to constitute a committee to study it within 12 weeks and suggest changes in rules
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Forest officials count a horned rhinoceros from on top of an elephant during a rhino census at the Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary in Assam.(AP File Photo)
Forest officials count a horned rhinoceros from on top of an elephant during a rhino census at the Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary in Assam.(AP File Photo)

Uttarakhand HC declares animal kingdom a legal entity with rights of a ‘living person’

By Neeraj Santoshi | Hindustan Times, Nainital, Nainital
UPDATED ON JUL 05, 2018 03:06 PM IST
The Uttarakhand high court declared the entire animal kingdom as a legal entity, which means animals can be represented by a custodian.
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