A male leopard was found dead under mysterious circumstances at Cherambadi Forest Range in Gudalur forest division in the hilly Nilgiris district of Tamil Nadu on Sunday.
Scientists from the British Antarctic Survey have discovered four previously unknown emperor penguin breeding sites.
A new study adds to a growing list of some 1,500 animal species in which same-sex sexual behaviour is documented. Interest in this research is expanding after a long history of stigma within the field that led some earlier scientists to withhold evidence of same-sex sexual behaviour among animals. Mongabay correspondent Swati Thapa reports
Bhopal/IBNS: A cheetah died in the Kuno National Park in Madhya Pradesh on Tuesday afternoon, marking it the 10th such death since their reintroduction in India in 2022.
A new report by the Wildlife Institute of India suggests population control of four species that are most in conflict with humans. The study was done in pursuit of a humane solution to increasing conflicts with certain species, as some states were considering culling. Researchers insist that the report provides only baseline information and the solutions will remain on paper without long-term study and data collection. Mongabay-India's Arathi Menon reports
As winter reluctantly unfolds its icy embrace across Northern India, the Harike wetland in Punjab witnesses a delayed but enthusiastic arrival of migratory birds. Approximately 40,000 to 50,000 feathered travelers have descended upon the region, transforming the wetland into a vibrant haven for avian enthusiasts and conservationists alike.
New Delhi: Union Minister Environment and Forest Minister Bhupender Yadav on Wednesday shared the news of the birth of three cubs by Namibian Cheetah Aasha at the Kuno National Park located in Madhya Pradesh’s Sheopur district.
Pilibhit (UP): People in Athkona village in Uttar Pradesh’s Pilibhit district were stunned on Tuesday when they spotted an adult tigress perched on a wall, peacefully enjoying the winter sunshine. While the spectacle drew thousands of onlookers triggering a chaos, forest officials managed to rescue the big cat by tranquilizing it later.
Kaziranga (Assam): A woman died after she was attacked by a wild buffalo near Agoratoli range in Assam's Kaziranga National Park on Thursday, officials said.
A group of scientists are trying to bring back the extinct Dodo bird to life and re-introduce them to Mauritius.
The Asiatic wildcat, also known as the Indian desert cat, faces threats such as hybridisation of the species with the domestic cat, roadkills and expansion of infrastructure projects that fragments its habitat. In conversation with Mongabay-India correspondent Shuchita Jha, wildlife biologist Sumit Dookia who has been studying the Asiatic wildcat for over a decade discusses why the species hasn’t been a focal point in conservation priorities and possible ways to conserve the species.
‘Ready-to-be-harvested’ paddy spread over 20 hectares of cropland at Maliata area near Mirza in Kamrup district of Assam has been protected from a herd of wild elephant through the installation of a seasonal single-wire solar-powered fence in a collaborative initiative of Aaranyak and WWF.
A lethal strain of bird flu has been detected in Antarctica, a region known for being the key breeding ground for many birds.
The world's oldest dog- Bobi, has died at the age of 31 years and 165 days.
New Delhi: High Commissioner of Namibia to India Gabriel Sinimbo has said the death of some Cheetahs brought from his country to Kuno National Park in Madhya Pradesh is normal as they were introduced to a new environment, media reports said.