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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.

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.