September 26, 2022 05:54 (IST)
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Assam: Forest officials rescue two elephants stuck in a well in Mariani

Guwahati: Two elephants, including a calf, stuck in a well were rescued by forest officials with the help of locals at Mariani area in Assam’s Jorhat district.

PM Modi releases 8 Namibian cheetahs in Madhya Pradesh national park on 72nd birthday

Prime Minister Narendra Modi began his 72nd birthday by releasing eight cheetahs from Namibia in Madhya Pradesh's Kuno National Park Saturday in an  ambitious project to reintroduce the animals in the South Asian nation after their extinction some 70 years ago.

Cheetahs arrive in India from Namibia, PM to release them in Madhya Pradesh's Kuno National Park today

Gwalior: As many as eight cheetahs have arrived in India from Namibia and soon they will be released in  Kuno National Park in Madhya Pradesh on Saturday.

Eight Namibian cheetahs to be ferried to India on Sept 17

Windhoek/IBNS: Eight Namibian cheetahs will be ferried to India in the Boeing 747-400 flight after which they will be released by PM Narendra Modi at Madhya Pradesh's Kuno National Park on Sept.17.

Three people, including a child, die in wild elephant attack along Assam-Meghalaya border

Guwahati: At least three people, including a child, were killed in a wild elephant attack in Assam’s Goalpara district along the Assam-Meghalaya border on Monday.

India inks MoU with Namibia to bring Cheetahs back after 70 years of extinction

​New Delhi: Seventy years after cheetahs went extinct in India, the wild cats are set to roam the country's forests once again, starting with Kuno National Park in Madhya Pradesh.

Largest ever female python caught in Florida weighs 98 kg

Researchers have captured the largest-ever female Burmese python discovered in America's Florida, media reports said.

Mizoram Police seize 468 numbers of exotic wildlife species

Champhai/IBNS: Acting on a specific input, Champhai Police of Mizoram on Wednesday seized and recovered 468 numbers of various exotic wildlife species, being illegally smuggled by Gospel Chanchintha (28) of Hmunlai in Lawngtlai District and his four accomplices from Zokhawthar of Champhai District.

Leopard caged in Assam’s Golaghat

Guwahati: A leopard was caged at Betioni Kakatigaon area under Khumtai assembly constituency in Assam’s Golaghat district on Sunday.

Sri Lanka emerges as a smuggling hub for India's star tortoises

The Indian star tortoise is the most smuggled tortoise species in the world, with thousands trafficked annually smuggled out from India, Sri Lanka and Pakistan despite a 2019 total ban on the international trade in the species. While India continues to be the main country of origin for wild-caught star tortoises, Sri Lanka has in recent years become both a prominent source country and transit hub for trafficking networks that move the animals to East and Southeast Asia. Mongabay India writers Malaka Rodrigo and Pragati Prava report  

Rhino population in Assam’s Kaziranga National Park grows to 2613

Kaziranga: The population of one-horned rhinoceros touched 2613 in Assam’s Kaziranga National Park and it has increased by 200 over the last four years, officials said on Tuesday.

Australian govt lists Koalas as endangered species

Canberra/UNI/Xinhua: The Australian government has officially listed the iconic Koala as an endangered species.

Man killed in rhino attack in Assam’s Majuli

Guwahati/IBNS: A man was killed after a rhino attacked him in Assam’s Majuli district.

Assam: Six wild elephants saved after getting stuck in muddy pond in Goalpara

Guwahati/IBNS: The forest officials have rescued six wild elephants trapped in a muddy pond in Assam’s Goalpara district with the help of locals.

Wild jumbo killed after being hit by goods train in Assam’s Kamrup

Guwahati/IBNS: In an unfortunate incident, one wild elephant was killed after being hit by the engine of a goods train in Assam’s Kamrup district on Thursday night.