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Two sloth bears killed by poachers in Chhattisgarh, 4 arrested

The officers said that the incident took place on Monday evening and forest department started investigating the case after the carcasses were found.
Four people have been booked under Wildlife Protection Act.
Four people have been booked under Wildlife Protection Act.
Updated on Aug 06, 2020 07:50 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Raipur | ByRitesh Mishra | Edited by: Amit Chaturvedi

Sloth bear spotted climbing a tree in Srikakulam district

Last month a sloth bear got trapped in a cage set up by locals in Erramukkam village, in Sompeta Mandal of Srikakulam distric
The image shows the sloth bear.(ANI)
The image shows the sloth bear.(ANI)
Published on Jul 08, 2020 09:32 AM IST
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Srikakulam, Andhra Pradesh | ByAsian News International | Posted by: Srimoyee Chowdhury

This rescue op of 2 sloth bears from a well is making netizens give full points to humanity

“It took us four hours to rescue the two sloth bears. The two animals were released in the wild,” an official commented.
A part of the rescue was shared by IFS officer Susanta Nanda.(Twitter/@susantananda3)
A part of the rescue was shared by IFS officer Susanta Nanda.(Twitter/@susantananda3)
Published on May 21, 2020 09:11 AM IST
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Gondia, Maharashtra | ByPress Trust of India| Posted by: Srimoyee Chowdhury

Five sloth bears rescued from a village in Deoghar

Protected under scheduled-II of wildlife protection Act, 1972, keeping bears or their exhibition is prohibited. Keepers of the bears, who allegedly belonged to West Bengal, Bihar and Jharkhand, managed to escape.
Forest department have initiated a probe to ascertain if the bears were being smuggled or if they were being used for exhibition.(HT Photo)
Forest department have initiated a probe to ascertain if the bears were being smuggled or if they were being used for exhibition.(HT Photo)
Published on Aug 14, 2019 07:38 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Ranchi | BySanjoy Dey

The royalty of wild Rajasthan

While I love the Rajasthan of valour, chivalry and legend (and of course, tiger sightings), I’d take the wild beauty over the grand palaces any day
The beauty of the Vilas properties of the Oberoi group is that they seem to grow organically from the environment around them
The beauty of the Vilas properties of the Oberoi group is that they seem to grow organically from the environment around them
Updated on May 20, 2019 04:38 PM IST
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Hindustan Times | ByVir Sanghvi

Sloth bears kill soldier, injure another in Kota

The mauled body of 19-year old army jawan Surendra Singh Garhwal was found on Monday evening from a gorge on the banks of Chambal River in Shambupura area.
Forests in the Chambal region are home to sloth bears, hyenas and leopards.(Shutterstock)
Forests in the Chambal region are home to sloth bears, hyenas and leopards.(Shutterstock)
Updated on Jul 17, 2018 02:46 PM IST
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Kota (Rajasthan) | ByPress Trust of India

Endangered sloth bear that was smuggled into Nepal brought back to India

The 19-year-old bear, Rangila, will be transported to a bear rescue facility in Agra.
The sloth bear Rangila.(Photo courtesy: Wildlife SOS)
The sloth bear Rangila.(Photo courtesy: Wildlife SOS)
Updated on Jul 11, 2018 04:40 PM IST
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Hindustan Times | ByBadri Chatterjee, Mumbai
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