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Six wild elephants stuck in same muddy pond in Assam’s Goalpara district, later rescued

Guwahati: Six wild elephants were trapped in the same muddy pond in Assam’s Goalpara district on Friday morning, where five jumbos were stuck on Thursday and forest officials later rescued them with the help of locals.

Assam: Forest officials rescue five elephants from muddy pond

Guwahati/IBNS: The officials of the forest department of Assam’s Goalpara district rescued five wild elephants with the help of locals after the animals got stuck in a muddy pond in the lower Assam district on Thursday.

Assam: Two wild elephants killed after being hit by train at Khetri

Guwahati: Two wild elephants were killed after being hit by a train at Khetri area Assam’s Kamrup (Metro) district on Tuesday night.

The birth of Raimona, Assam’s sixth national park

The Assam government has declared the state’s sixth national park, Raimona National Park in the Kokrajhar district. Known for its legendary elephant herds and rare butterflies, it is also home to endangered Gee’s golden langur, and other rare species such as Bengal tiger, clouded leopard, gaur, and chital. The park is expected to boost biodiversity conservation, transboundary wildlife management, and ecotourism. Mongabay India writers Bikash Kumar Bhattacharya and Jyotirmoy Saharia report

Wild elephant dies due to electrocution in Asam's Hojai

Guwahati/IBNS: A wild elephant reportedly died due to electrocution in Assam's Hojai on Tuesday.

Assam: Elephant calf rescued by Forest personnel; shifted to rehabilitation centre

Guwahati/IBNS: An elephant calf was rescued by Forest personnel at Miripathar under Bokial Beat in Assam's Golaghat district on Thursday.

Kalij pheasant is J&K's official bird

Srinagar/IBNS: The Jammu and Kashmir administration has adopted Kalij Pheasant as the new union territory bird, while Hangul continues to be their symbolic animal.

Female elephant dies due to electrocution in Assam's Golaghat district

Guwahati: A female lactating elephant died due to electrocution in Assam's Golaghat district on Sunday.

India’s first Banni Buffalo IVF calf born

New Delhi: With the birth of the first IVF calf of a Buffalo breed namely Banni in the country, India’s OPU - IVF work has reached to next level.

Assam: Elephant found dead in Goalpara

Guwahati: An elephant was found dead in a paddy field in Assam's Goalpara district.

Pink flamingos return to Kazakhstan’s capital in time for World Migratory Bird Day

Following five years of absence, pink flamingos have been flocking back to Kazakhstan’s capital, Nur-Sultan, much to the delight of residents who have flooded social media with photos of their return.

Leopard caged in Assam’s Dibrugarh

Guwahati: A full-grown leopard was caged on Wednesday at Dikam tea estate in Assam’s Dibrugarh district.

Assam: 57 poachers surrender along with arms in Kokrajhar

Guwahati: As many as 57 persons, who were involved in destruction of forests, killing animals, are now coming out to protect nature, environment and wild animals.

PM Modi lauds Assam govt's effort over rhinos' protection

New Delhi/UNI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday lauded the Assam government-led by Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma for the step taken for the well-being of one-horned rhinos in the state.

Eating wild meat significantly increases zoonotic disease risk: UN report

New York: The domestic consumption of meat from wild animals has significant impacts on most species protected under the Convention on the Conservation of Migratory Species of Wild Animals (CMS), says a new report released on Wednesday, including increasing the risk of diseases spreading from animals to humans.