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Bihar: Efforts on to reintroduce rhinos in Valmiki Tiger Reserve

The process of the reintroduction of rhinos in VTR will start on the basis of recommendations of the task force, Bihar’s chief wildlife warden PK Gupta said

One-horned rhinoceros. (AP Photo)
Updated on Aug 07, 2023 01:12 PM IST

Leopard rescued from pipe in Modinagar; third big car sighting this year

In the first instance, an adult leopard on January 17 was killed on the Delhi-Meerut Expressway near Bhojpur, presumably after being struck by a speeding vehicle

Leopard being released in Saharanpur forest ranges. (HT Photo)
Updated on May 23, 2023 12:07 AM IST

Excerpt: The Living Air by Aasheesh Pittie

This extract from a book of essays on birds and the pleasures of birdwatching celebrates the teeming wildlife around us even in crowded urban settlements

A purple sunbird on a flowering tree. (Burhaan Kinu / Hindustan Times)
Updated on May 04, 2023 05:56 PM IST
ByAasheesh Pittie

Poacher arrested from Kuno National Park, forest officers say no risk for cheetahs

KNP divisional forest officer Prakash Kumar Verma said that Mongia entered the forest on April 16 when a patrolling team saw him in the Hatedi core area, 15 km from the enclosure of cheetahs

 (Representative Photo)
Updated on Apr 29, 2023 06:40 PM IST

Mission Arikomban unsuccessful on day one as jumbo remains elusive: Official

In many areas in Idukki, Section 144 (prohibitory orders) was clamped to avoid crowding and ensure the jumbo’s capture and relocation. The new habitat of the elephant was also not revealed as per the directive of the high court

 (Representative Photo)
Updated on Apr 28, 2023 05:03 PM IST
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