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‘Untold harm to nature’ from wildlife trafficking, says UN crime agency

Despite two decades of worldwide efforts, more than 4,000 precious wildlife species still fall prey to trafficking every year, a new report by the UN crime and drugs prevention office, UNODC, showed on Monday.

Assam's Kaziranga National Park registers highest revenue in 50 years

Kaziranga National Park of Assam, known for its one-horned rhinos, has registered its maximum revenue in the past 50 years, media reports said.

Pet dog bites girl inside Noida housing society lift, video goes viral

A video has gone viral on social media which shows a young girl attacked by a pet dog inside the lift of a posh Noida housing society.

PETA India offers live-saving tips for caring animals amid rising temperature

As temperatures soar, People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) India is offering life-saving tips on caring for animals.

West Bengal Forest Department books man for illegal possession of Parakeets

Following a concerned citizen’s report about Alexandrine parakeets being kept in a small dingy cage at a man’s residence, People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) India said it worked with North 24 Parganas forest officials to rescue the birds and register a preliminary offence report (POR) against the alleged illegal custodian.

Hundreds of turtles killed through electrocution in Pakistan, locals demand action

In a heart-wrenching episode, hundreds of turtles were killed through electrocution in Chiniot region of Pakistan, media reports said on Sunday

World's largest snake, Ana Julia, found dead in Brazil

A giant anaconda, recently discovered and thought to be among the largest in the world, has been found dead, media reports said.

The new Rhino colony

India’s alarmingly low greater one-horned rhino population prompted the government to announce a conservation programme in 2005. Eighteen sub-adult rhinos were translocated from Kaziranga National Park and Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary to Manas National Park in 2008 to revive the population there. A new study calls the translocation project a success and puts forward recommendations to ensure the future survival of the newly established rhino population at Manas. Mongabay India correspondent Arathi Menon reports

Cheetah 'Gamini' gives birth to 5 cubs in Madhya Pradesh's Kuno National Park

New Delhi: A female Cheetah 'Gamini' gave birth to five cubs in Madhya Pradesh's Kuno National Park, increasing the total count of big cats in the country to 26, Union Minister Bhupender Yadav said in a social media post.

Three carcasses of full-grown leopards and two cubs found in an apple orchard in Uttar Pradesh's Rampur

Three carcasses of a fully grown leopard along with its two cubs were found in an apple orchard in Rampur Sub Division in mysterious circumstances. District Forest Officer Hardev Negi said the carcasses were found on Friday.

Human ingenuity can help to save nature, Guterres says on World Wildlife Day

UN Secretary-General António Guterres called for action now to protect nature in his message to mark World Wildlife Day on Sunday.

Leopard found dead under mysterious circumstances in Tamil Nadu forest

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 find four new previously unknown emperor penguin colonies from satellite images of Antarctica

Scientists from the British Antarctic Survey have discovered four previously unknown emperor penguin breeding sites.

Love is love: More animals show same-sex bonding in new study

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

10th Cheetah dies at Kuno National Park in Madhya Pradesh

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.