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Image for representation.(Sanjeev Verma/HT PHOTO)

Over 350 new species of animals, more than 250 new plants discovered in India last year

Hindustan Times, Kolkata | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON OCT 09, 2020 10:23 PM IST
Scientists from across the globe have managed to identify 1.8 million species till date which is only a small fraction of the estimated 30 to 50 million species thought to exist in the world.
On a camping trip, it’s a good idea to take your pet’s comfort objects along — favourite snacks, bowl, leash. Danielle D’silva even carries eight-year-old Great Dane-Indian mix Cleo’s bed on their trips.(Courtesy: Danielle D’silva)
On a camping trip, it’s a good idea to take your pet’s comfort objects along — favourite snacks, bowl, leash. Danielle D’silva even carries eight-year-old Great Dane-Indian mix Cleo’s bed on their trips.(Courtesy: Danielle D’silva)

Travel tails: Camping with your pup can be fun, just look out for leopards

Hindustan Times | By Natasha Rego
PUBLISHED ON FEB 08, 2020 06:57 PM IST
Pet parents across India are getting their dogs out of the city, and letting them feast on the sights, sounds and smells of the great outdoors. They’re camping down at “human-friendly pet resorts”
Using treats during training is the best way to guarantee that your dog will repeat the behaviour you want. Other methods don’t work as well, experts say, and can even harm your dog and the pet-owner relationship.(Unsplash)
Using treats during training is the best way to guarantee that your dog will repeat the behaviour you want. Other methods don’t work as well, experts say, and can even harm your dog and the pet-owner relationship.(Unsplash)

Pawsitive changes: Dog treats are the best way to train your pooch

Associated Press | By Associated Press
UPDATED ON OCT 02, 2019 07:54 AM IST
Using treats during training is the best way to guarantee that your dog will repeat the behaviour you want. Other methods don’t work as well, experts say, and can even harm your dog and the pet-owner relationship.
Is a sad-eyed panda really worth saving more than a slimy salamander? (Representational image)(REUTERS/Mike Blake)
Is a sad-eyed panda really worth saving more than a slimy salamander? (Representational image)(REUTERS/Mike Blake)

Humans love some species, loath others. Here’s why

Paris | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON MAY 01, 2019 01:01 PM IST
Size, intelligence, behaviour, rarity, how closely an animal resembles the human form -- all play a part in our reaction to various endangered creatures.
There is a valid reason why your dog might follow you to the loo.(Shutterstock)
There is a valid reason why your dog might follow you to the loo.(Shutterstock)

This is the reason why pets follow you to bathroom

Asian News International | By Asian News International, New Delhi
UPDATED ON APR 15, 2018 12:39 PM IST
Reports say that if your dog follows you everywhere he might start suffering from anxiety and separation issues whenever the pet owner leaves the dog on its own.
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