January 24, 2022 00:15 (IST)
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Villagers recover carcasses of wild elephants in Assam’s Jagiroad

Guwahati/IBNS: Local villagers of Jagiroad area in Assam’s Morigaon district have recovered carcasses of two wild elephants in nearby hill areas.

Poachers killed one-horned rhino in Kaziranga

Guwahati/IBNS: After almost nine months, poachers have killed a one-horned rhino in Assam's Kaziranga National Park and took away its horn.

Assam witnesses single rhino poaching incident in 2021, lowest in 21 years

Guwahati/IBNS: Assam witnessed only one case of rhino poaching in 2021, the lowest in 21 years.

US: Snow leopard dies in zoo after suffering from COVID-19

Bloomington: A snow leopard died after suffering from COVID-19 induced pneumonia  at Miller Park Zoo in Bloomington city of the US.

Forensic lab aids crack down on illegal wildlife trade in Viet Nam

New York: Despite travel bans and other COVID-19 restrictions, the small team at Viet Nam’s wildlife forensic lab has been bolstering police efforts to crack down on illegal trafficking, with support from the UN Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC).

Female giraffe died at Assam State Zoo due to strangulation

Guwahati/IBNS: A female giraffe died due to accidental strangulation in Assam State Zoo in Guwahati on Thursday night.

Elephant dies after being knocked down by train at Mariani in Assam

Guwahati/IBNS: An elephant calf was killed after being hit by a train at Bhelaguri, under Mariani Range in Assam's Jorhat district in the wee hours on Friday.

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.