October 28, 2021 01:27 (IST)
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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.

Female elephant electrocuted in Assam’s Kamrup (Rural) district

Guwahati: An adult female elephant was electrocuted in Assam’s Kamrup (Rural) district on Friday.

10-day-old male rhino rescued from Assam's Kaziranga

Guwahati/IBNS: A male rhino calf of 10 days of age was rescued from the fringe of central range near mihimukh highland in Assam's Kaziranga National Park.

Two abandoned leopard cubs rescued from Nagaland’s Tening village

Kohima/IBNS: The district administration in Nagaland’s Peren, led by EAC Tening, Tumben P Tsanglao and Namsibo, Forest Range Officer, Tening, has facilitated the rescue and transfer of two leopard cubs from Tening village to Nagaland Zoological Park, Dimapur.

Elephant dies due to suspected electrocution at Sadia Range

Guwahati: A female elephant is reported to have died in Sadia Range under Doomdooma Division in Tinsukia district due to suspected electrocution on Friday morning.

How a village in Maharashtra is helping vultures make a big comeback

In the 1980s, India was home to around 40 million vultures. By 2017, it declined to 19,000. However, Chirgaon, a village in Maharashtra’s Raigad district, has been working on reviving its local vulture population. The village's vulture population has gone up from 22 in 1999-2000 to 249 this year. Mongabay-India writer Sneha Mahale  reports

Assam: Old adult elephant dies at Manas National Park

Guwahati: An old adult elephant died in Kumarsali in the Manas National Park in Assam.