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04Dec/12

School Children to Get Wildlife Protection Training

Why is the forest important? What can children do to save wild cats like tigers and leopards? How can man-animal conflict be resolved peacefully? These are few of the questions that will be answered by forest department officials as they speak to school children living near the Suhelwa and Katarniaghat sanctuaries in Uttar Pradesh. Both sanctuaries are inhabited by tigers, leopards and other wonderfully creatures of the wild that need constant monitoring and protection.

06Jul/12

The Dying Gharials

The Indian Gharial is one of the most endangered Crocodile species of the world. Interestingly, the population is fighting a battle of survival not because of difficulty in breeding but because the rivers where these animals live are soon turning into sewers rather than the clean and fresh water habitat that the creatures prefer.