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Assam: Old adult elephant dies at Manas National Park

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

Bengal: Endangered red panda born in captivity at Darjeeling's Zoological Park

Darjeeling/UNI: With the birth of a red panda in captivity, the number of the highly endangered species rose to 26 in the Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park here on Thursday.

Jharkhand: Baby elephant found dead inside Palamu Tiger Reserve

Daltonganj/UNI: An elephant calf was found dead in the Kutku range of the Palamu Tiger Reserve.

Assam: Leopard trapped in open well on the fringe of Garbhanga forest rescued

Guwahati/IBNS: An adult leopard that fell down in a well at Madhab Nagar on the fringe of Garbhanga Reserve Forest on the outskirts of Guwahati was rescued by forest personnel on Thursday.

Rescued red panda released back into its natural habitat

Itanagar/UNI: A red panda which was rescued recently from downstream of Yargyap-Chu river in Mechuka sub-division under Shi-Yomi district of Arunachal Pradesh, has been released back into its natural habitat by the forest officials and administration on Saturday.

Accidental firing by forest guards kills Royal Bengal Tiger in Assam's Kaziranga

Guwahati/IBNS: A Royal Bengal Tiger died on Friday from an "accidental firing" by forest guards in the  Kaziranga National Park and Tiger Reserve (KNP & TR) in Assam, officials said.

Two pythons rescued in Guwahati and Nagaon

Guwahati/IBNS: Forest department officials had rescued a 10-feet long python at Maligaon area in Guwahati on Saturday.

Assam: Meeting held to mitigate flood in Kaziranga National Park

Guwahati/IBNS:  With a view to mitigating flood in the Kaziranga National Park in Assam and other issues concerning the park, a high-level meeting was held between the Environment and Forest, Water Resources and Agriculture and Veterinary departments in Guwahati on Wednesday.

Dachshund rescued from meat market in China, new family adopts the pet

A loving family has saved a tortured dachshund which was about to be slaughtered in a Chinese meat market.

The case of northeast India’s Malayan giant squirrels

The Malayan giant squirrel is predominantly arboreal and lives in the tropical and subtropical montane evergreen and dry deciduous forests of Sikkim, north Bengal and northeast India. Logging, habitat loss and forest fragmentation are common threats to the species while dearth in scientific research means that targeted conservation action for the Malayan giant squirrel is also lacking,  Mongabay-India correspondent Aathira Perinchery reports.

Pathology reports say 18 wild elephants killed due to lightning in Assam’s Nagaon district

Guwahati/IBNS: The technical experts and veterinary doctors have confirmed that 18 wild elephants died in Assam’s Nagaon district due to lightning.

18 elephants killed in lightning strike in Assam

Guwahati/IBNS: At least 18 elephants were found dead atop Bamuni Hills in Assam's Nagaon district on Thursday as lightning struck them during the rains in the area last night.

Pakistan witnessing sharp decline in numbers of pangolin due to their illegal trade in China: WWF

Islamabad: Pakistan's deep bond with China also costs its wildlife species. The south Asian country is witnessing a sharp decline in the number of  pangolins due to 'illegal' trade involving China.

Sonia Gandhi writes to Javadekar on Ken-Betwa project

New Delhi/UNI: Congress president Sonia Gandhi has written to Union Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar, asking him not to implement the Ken-Betwa river linkage project on the Panna Tiger Reserve (PTR) in Madhya Pradesh.

One-horned rhino census stopped temporarily in Nepal as tiger kills mahout

Nepal’s famous one-horned rhino census was temporarily stopped yet again after a mahout involved in the counting was killed by a Royal Bengal tiger.