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Corbett Tiger Reserve opens for round-the-year tourism(File Photo)

Corbett Tiger Reserve opens for round-the-year tourism

PTI |
UPDATED ON JUN 29, 2021 05:36 PM IST
Corbett's opening generated great enthusiasm among wildlife lovers with around 50 bookings made for the day safaris on the inaugural day. Opening the reserve for round-the-year tourism will help people whose livelihoods are connected with it
Four blackbucks were injured badly inside their enclosure due to the attack.(HT Photo)
Four blackbucks were injured badly inside their enclosure due to the attack.(HT Photo)

4 blackbucks attacked by dogs inside Katraj zoo, die of cardiac shock

Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By Prachi Bari | Edited by Abhinav Sahay
UPDATED ON JAN 07, 2021 01:27 PM IST
The feral dogs jumped over the rear wall of the enclosure housing the blackbucks and attacked them.
Snow leopard camera trapped in Gangotri National Park during estimation process.(HT photo)
Snow leopard camera trapped in Gangotri National Park during estimation process.(HT photo)

Rare snow leopard, Himalayan brown bear, Tahr sighted in Gangotri National Park

Hindustan Times, Dehradun | By Vipin Negi
UPDATED ON DEC 24, 2020 11:41 AM IST
These animals were camera trapped and sighted by forest patrolling staff during the ongoing snow leopard estimation process in the region.
The elephants carried water by filling it into their trunks from a nearby pond and poured it into the well to rescue their herd member.(HT Photo)
The elephants carried water by filling it into their trunks from a nearby pond and poured it into the well to rescue their herd member.(HT Photo)

Elephant herd fill water in a dry well to save fellow jumbo in Ranchi

Hindustan Times, Ranchi | By Sanjoy Dey | Edited by Abhinav Sahay
UPDATED ON DEC 17, 2020 12:45 PM IST
While crossing a farm field in the village, one of the adult elephants fell into a 20-foot-deep well. The villagers said the well was almost dry. The herd tried to save their fellow jumbo by filling water into it, said a forest official.
Scientists at the Case Western Reserve University are concerned that if just one Lowland Gorilla in Uganda were to be Covid-19 positive, an event as catastrophic as an extinction of the species is possible.
Scientists at the Case Western Reserve University are concerned that if just one Lowland Gorilla in Uganda were to be Covid-19 positive, an event as catastrophic as an extinction of the species is possible.

World needs to take steps to protect wildlife

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Bharati Chaturvedi, New Delhi
UPDATED ON OCT 26, 2020 03:57 AM IST
Summarising their own paper, “all old-world primates and great apes” were very highly susceptible. Next on their list were 28 species “classified as having a high propensity.” These included some whales and dolphins, rodents, deer, lemurs, and even the Angola colobus, a type of monkey. This is why the focus on two species.
Man-elephant conflicts have risen over the years due to the shrinking habitat of the tuskers, argue some experts.(PTI Photo)
Man-elephant conflicts have risen over the years due to the shrinking habitat of the tuskers, argue some experts.(PTI Photo)

Lift ban on elephant catching to curb man-jumbo conflict- Wildlife experts

Hindustan Times, Lucknown | By Oliver Fredrick | Edited by Abhinav Sahay
UPDATED ON OCT 17, 2020 05:02 PM IST
Some wildlife experts have argued that the elephant population in the country is increasing beyond forests’ capacity to house them.
The image shows a black panther drinking water.(Mithun Hunugund)
The image shows a black panther drinking water.(Mithun Hunugund)

Remember the photographer who captured ‘eternal couple’ Saaya and Cleopatra? Here are some of his other magnificent clicks

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Trisha Sengupta
PUBLISHED ON OCT 07, 2020 04:39 PM IST
Born and brought up in the jungles of South India, photographer Mithun Hunugund says that passion for being close to wildlife was embedded in him from a young age.
PM Modi said that with a robust and wide network of protected areas, the country’s commitment to words wildlife protection is as strong as ever.(PTI)
PM Modi said that with a robust and wide network of protected areas, the country’s commitment to words wildlife protection is as strong as ever.(PTI)

India’s wildlife, biodiversity equally imperative as its developmental needs: PM Modi

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India| Posted by Susmita Pakrasi
PUBLISHED ON OCT 06, 2020 09:45 PM IST
In his message to the nation to mark the celebration of the ongoing Wildlife Week, the prime minister said India’s commitment to wildlife protection and conservation is strong.
The livestreaming will initially cover four national parks to showcase the South Asian country’s exotic wildlife, including leopards, bears, elephants, crocodiles and birds, among other animals.(AP)
The livestreaming will initially cover four national parks to showcase the South Asian country’s exotic wildlife, including leopards, bears, elephants, crocodiles and birds, among other animals.(AP)

Sri Lanka to offer livestreams from wildlife parks to revive tourism industry

Colombo, Sri Lanka | By Associated Press | Posted by: Amrita Kohli
PUBLISHED ON SEP 23, 2020 08:51 PM IST
The project will offer eight wildlife streaming video sessions of one hour each, which will be telecast through social media platforms and shared further through broadcast.
The Centre’s reluctance to follow green laws and conduct a rigorous project-approval process is not just dangerous for the country’s biodiversity but also endangers the fundamental right of citizens to a clean environment.(AP)
The Centre’s reluctance to follow green laws and conduct a rigorous project-approval process is not just dangerous for the country’s biodiversity but also endangers the fundamental right of citizens to a clean environment.(AP)

National Board for Wildlife: Govt must follow due processes

Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON SEP 21, 2020 06:15 AM IST
A full NBWL meeting is a necessity because while the committee’s function is to regulate land diversion within protected areas and eco-sensitive zones, a purely project clearance activity, NBWL has the power to deal with policy-level decisions
Irrigation department officials stated that tigers were using the overpasses across at least two locations in south Brahmapuri region surrounded by fragmented forest patches.(Mayank Mishra)
Irrigation department officials stated that tigers were using the overpasses across at least two locations in south Brahmapuri region surrounded by fragmented forest patches.(Mayank Mishra)

Wildlife regularly uses 27 overpasses built over Maharashtra canal: Irrigation department

Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By Badri Chatterjee
UPDATED ON AUG 28, 2020 03:16 PM IST
The canal passes through protected areas such as Umred Pauni Karhandla Wildlife Sanctuary and Tiger Reserve as well as the Tadoba Andhari Tiger Reserve
HT Image
HT Image

Wildlife conservationists demand probe into death of 18 elephants in Odisha

Hindustan Times, Bhubaneswar | By Debabrata Mohanty
UPDATED ON AUG 19, 2020 04:27 PM IST
In Odisha, officials have blamed anthrax for the deaths of 20 elephants between April 2017 and June 2020
The red kangaroo rescued by forest officials in Assam on Tuesday.(HT PHOTO)
The red kangaroo rescued by forest officials in Assam on Tuesday.(HT PHOTO)

Assam forest officials seize kangaroo, exotic wildlife from smugglers near Mizoram border

Hindustan Times, Guwahati | By Utpal Parashar| Edited by Sabir Hussain
PUBLISHED ON JUL 29, 2020 07:00 PM IST
A red kangaroo from Australia, six hyacinth macaws, two capuchin monkeys from South America, three Aldabra giant tortoises, were found packed in plastic and cartons in a truck.
This photo taken by a camera trap shows an adult female Cross River gorilla with an infant on her back.(AP)
This photo taken by a camera trap shows an adult female Cross River gorilla with an infant on her back.(AP)

Rare Cross River gorilla adults and babies captured on camera in Nigeria. Seen the pictures yet?

Dakar, Senegal | By Associated Press | Posted By: Trisha Sengupta
PUBLISHED ON JUL 10, 2020 09:38 AM IST
Experts don’t know how many Cross River gorillas remain in the mountain cluster and have been trying to track the subspecies for some time.
Can you spot the mountain lion in this photo?(Facebook/Rio Mora National Wildlife Refuge)
Can you spot the mountain lion in this photo?(Facebook/Rio Mora National Wildlife Refuge)

Mountain lion waits to attack elk. But can you spot it in this photo?

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Amrita Kohli
PUBLISHED ON JUL 09, 2020 09:08 PM IST
Another edition of ‘spot the animal’.
The image shows a bird’s-eye view of a herd of deer.(Twitter/@rameshpandeyifs)
The image shows a bird’s-eye view of a herd of deer.(Twitter/@rameshpandeyifs)

Drone monitors swamp deer population, video is amazing to watch

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Trisha Sengupta
PUBLISHED ON JUL 08, 2020 11:57 AM IST
Tweeted by IFS officer Ramesh Pandey, the 41-second-long clip of a herd of deer is a true delight to watch.
Widlife experts are thrilled that gharials have bred in the Yamuna after almost a decade.(HT Photos)
Widlife experts are thrilled that gharials have bred in the Yamuna after almost a decade.(HT Photos)

Baby gharials return to Yamuna after almost a decade

Hindustan Times, Lucknow | By Haidar Naqvi
UPDATED ON JUN 25, 2020 01:58 PM IST
This was a strong indicator that ghariyals had chosen the Yamuna as another natural habitat and the river could be a cornerstone in conserving bio-diversity if the work to clean it gained pace.
There have been several incidents of elephants killing humans in Uttarakhand in the recent past.(HT Photo/Representative)
There have been several incidents of elephants killing humans in Uttarakhand in the recent past.(HT Photo/Representative)

Uttarakhand forest watcher crushed to death by wild elephant in Kumaon

Hindustan Times, Rudrapur | By HT Correspondent | Edited by Abhinav Sahay
UPDATED ON JUN 17, 2020 11:40 PM IST
Man animal conflicts are on the rise in Uttarakhand
“Can I pet that dog?” wonders an individual.(TikTok/@ctate1117)
“Can I pet that dog?” wonders an individual.(TikTok/@ctate1117)

Bear looks absolutely adorable scratching an itch on a pole. Watch

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Amrita Kohli
UPDATED ON JUN 12, 2020 09:22 PM IST
Watching this bear may make you want to treat him to some scritches like you’d do for your doggo. Of course, you shouldn’t.
The Gangotri National Park has seen deaths of three snow leopards in the past 5 years.(HT Photo)
The Gangotri National Park has seen deaths of three snow leopards in the past 5 years.(HT Photo)

Third snow leopard death reported from Uttarakhand’s Gangotri National Park in past five years

Hindustan Times, Uttarkashi | By Vipin Negi | Edited by Abhinav Sahay
UPDATED ON JUN 11, 2020 03:48 PM IST
Snow Leopards are a rare and protected species across the world.
A black panther roams in Achanakmar Tiger Reserve in Bilaspur. This is the first sighting in seven years.(SOURCED)
A black panther roams in Achanakmar Tiger Reserve in Bilaspur. This is the first sighting in seven years.(SOURCED)

Rare black panther spotted at Chhattisgarh’s Achanakmar Tiger Reserve after 7 years

Hindustan Times, Raipur | By Ritesh Mishra
UPDATED ON MAY 21, 2020 11:33 AM IST
There are four other habitats of black panther in the state.
Dr Pranav Pandit, a veterinary epidemiologist at One Health Institute, University of California Davis, says there is scientific evidence linking climate change with pandemics like Covid-19.
Dr Pranav Pandit, a veterinary epidemiologist at One Health Institute, University of California Davis, says there is scientific evidence linking climate change with pandemics like Covid-19.

‘Deforestation, exploitation of wildlife leads to pandemics like Covid-19’: Epidemiologist

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Jayashree Nandi
PUBLISHED ON MAY 13, 2020 12:30 PM IST
Because the world is more interconnected than ever through travel and trade, it is likely that we will see pandemics at an increasing rate, says Dr Pranav Pandit, a veterinary epidemiologist.
The Naga Hills Horned Frog.(Systematics Lab, Delhi University)
The Naga Hills Horned Frog.(Systematics Lab, Delhi University)

Three new species of little horned frogs discovered in North-East India

Hindustan Times, Guwahati | By Utpal Parashar | Edited by Sparshita Saxena
UPDATED ON MAY 03, 2020 01:06 PM IST
The findings, published on April 28, 2020, in the Journal of Natural History, is the result of fourteen years of research and seven years of fieldwork.
Image for representation.(HT Photo/Vikas Khot)
Image for representation.(HT Photo/Vikas Khot)

Hog deer poached in Bihar’s Valmiki Tiger Reserve area, case registered

Hindustan Times, Bettiah | By Sandeep Bhaskar
UPDATED ON MAY 02, 2020 03:04 PM IST
According to the officials, the carcass was recovered from a field of Nayagaon Rampur village which falls under Laukariya police station area of Bagaha subdivision in West Champaran district.
The image shows a pride of lions attacking a giraffe.(Screengrab)
The image shows a pride of lions attacking a giraffe.(Screengrab)

Lions attack giraffe, one big cat clings onto its back. What happens next is incredible

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Trisha Sengupta
UPDATED ON APR 29, 2020 02:23 PM IST
The video has now prompted all sorts of reactions.
Kaziranga gets flooded every year forcing the animals in the national park to move towards hills in Karbi Anglong district.(PTI Photo)
Kaziranga gets flooded every year forcing the animals in the national park to move towards hills in Karbi Anglong district.(PTI Photo)

Assam conservationists oppose move to construct more highlands in Kaziranga

Hindustan Times, Guwahati | By Utpal Parashar
UPDATED ON APR 26, 2020 08:22 PM IST
Centre had asked Assam to make more highlands to save animals during floods
The image shows two beers crossing a street.(Twitter/@susantananda3)
The image shows two beers crossing a street.(Twitter/@susantananda3)

Bears stroll street, ‘night patrol party’ jokes Twitter

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON APR 17, 2020 02:18 PM IST
IFS officer Susanta Nanda shared a video of the bears crossing a street.
Man carrying a baby elephant he rescued.(Twitter)
Man carrying a baby elephant he rescued.(Twitter)

Throwback image of man carrying baby elephant amazes Twitter

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Trisha Sengupta
UPDATED ON APR 15, 2020 06:12 PM IST
Shared by IFS officer Dipika Bajpai, this throwback image shows a man carrying a baby elephant.
Snow leopard spotted in Nanda Devi National Park.(Uttarakhand forest department)
Snow leopard spotted in Nanda Devi National Park.(Uttarakhand forest department)

In a rare sight, four snow leopards captured on camera in Uttarakhand’s Nanda Devi National Park

Hindustan Times, Dehradun | By Neeraj Santoshi
UPDATED ON APR 14, 2020 07:46 PM IST
The sightings were caught in a camera trap set up in Malari area of Nanda Devi National Park.
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