The dazed turtles took refuge in the emerald ponds but face an uncertain future as the water bodies are heavily polluted with sewerage, household wash and detergents\/soap draining into them from Kansal. read more
As the video of the incident reveals, Malout took the bite in his foolhardy stride and refused a speedy retreat to hospital. His condition deteriorated despite his claims of “venom immunity” and when he was finally taken to hospital, he was brought ... read more
Though a graduate, Radhika Chauhan isn’t interested in landing a traditional day job. Instead, she wants to work as a ‘prahari’ (protector) of river Ganga, as part of a group of self-motivated volunteers whose mission is to keep the river clean. read more
“TV is rare in this area and the people were excited and surprised. They were really interested in animals and forest shows,” said the superintendent of police, Narayanpur district, Jitendra Shukla. read more
A woman displays a piece of elephant hair in Buon Don district, Dak Lak province, Vietnam. In a village in Vietnam’s “elephant kingdom”, a vendor holds up a severed, dried tail dotted with coarse hairs she promises will bring good luck -- a grim new trade that is endangering the country’s few remaining elephants.
Pankaj Kumar, divisional forest officer of Almora, said hunter Lakhpat Singh killed the leopard on Wednesday evening. He said the leopard had become a threat to human life after attacking 9 to 10 people in Nainoli area. read more