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Over 845,000 chickens to be exterminated in Japan over new outbreaks of bird flu

Tokyo/Sputnik: More than 845,000 chickens will be culled in the Japanese prefecture of Kagawa over two new outbreaks of the bird flu on the island of Shikoku, Japanese media reported on Friday.

Sri Lanka rescues over 100 whales stranded ashore

Colombo/Xinhua: Over 100 whales, swept ashore on Sri Lanka's beaches on Monday, were rescued by Tuesday morning and pushed back to sea after a nearly 18 hour rescue mission, but four whales died, the navy said here.

Kaziranga National Park to be reopened for tourists from Oct 21

Guwahati/IBNS: Assam’s Kaziranga National Park and Tiger Reserve will be reopened for tourists from October 21.

Pangolin rescued from poachers, 5.65 kg scales seized

Bhubaneswar/UNI: The Special Task Force of the Odisha Crime Branch has arrested two persons, seized a live pangolin and 5.65 kg of scales from their possession in Subarnapur district.

Namibia probes death of 16 buffaloes in national park

Windhoek/Xinhua: Namibia is looking into the death of 16 buffaloes that were found floating in a river inside the Bwabwata National Park in the northeast Zambezi region, an official said on Monday.

US: At least 3 people killed in California wildfire

San Francisco/UNI:  At least three people were killed, while thousands were evacuated from their homes due to a massive wildfire in northern California, according to media reports.  

Ahead of biodiversity summit, UN officials call for action to preserve the natural world

New York: Top UN officials working to preserve the natural world are urging “action now” ahead of a crucial biodiversity summit this week, where world leaders will reaffirm their commitment to the cause.

Baby elephant rescued by villagers near Guwahati

Guwahati/IBNS: A baby elephant, which was strayed out from an elephant herd, was rescued by villagers at Panbari area outskirts of Guwahati.

Nearly 21,000 chickens die of suffocation in fire in central France: Reports

Moscow/Sputnik: Some 21,000 chickens have asphyxiated in a storehouse due to a fire that broke off the ventilation system in the building located in the Creuse department in central France, the France Bleu broadcaster reported on Monday.

Three poachers held with elephant tusks in Assam’s Baksa district

Guwahati/IBNS: Security forces have apprehended three poachers and seized animal parts including elephant tusks in Assam’s Baksa district.

UP: Bee attack leaves two dead

Sonebhadra/UNI:  Two people died when a swarm of bumble bees suddenly attacked some people who were on a picnic at the Seelhat dam in the Raipur police station area of this Uttar Pradesh district, police sources said on Monday.

Assam: Three additions to Kaziranga National Park approved

Guwahati, Sep 3 (UNI) Preliminary notifications for three more additions to Kaziranga National Park and Tiger Reserve of Assam have been issued, which will increase the total area to 915.53 sq km.

Assam: Rhino killed by poachers

Guwahati/UNI: A rhino was killed by poachers and its horn cut off in Kaziranga National Park of Assam.

Poachers killed rhino and escaped with horn in Kaziranga

Guwahati/IBNS: Poachers killed a rhino in Assam’s Kaziranga National Park and escaped with its horn.

UK reports 1st confirmed case of COVID-19 in animal

London/Xinhua: Britain's Chief Veterinary Officer Christine Middlemiss confirmed Monday that the virus responsible for COVID-19 has been detected in a pet cat in the country.