Poachers have stooped to a new low in India by using crude bombs and cable snares to poach wild animals in forested areas and peripheral areas of wildlife sanctuaries in Goa. TheRead More…
People around the world picture Goa as the ultimate beach destination and what adds to the charm is the lush green environs of the state. But locals and conservationists fear that iron ore mining companies in India are not only spoiling the natural beauty of the region, but threatening the lives of many wild animals stricken out of their forest homes.
Sandeep Desai of Goa thought the wild intruder in his bathroom was a stray hare. But he was in for a surprise when the creature actually turned out to be an animal locally called a pisoi or what is more commonly known as the mouse deer!
Goa is one of the most talked about holiday destinations all the year round but the fun and frolic definitely reaches an all time high in December when Christmas and New year celebrations pull people from all corners of Indian and the world to this beach destination. But what the party goers totally overlook amidst power packed dance and music session, is that somewhere along the same beaches are the rare and endangered olive ridley turtles, nesting and looking forward to bringing the next generation into the world in solitude and peace.
A few months back if one looked at the two Olive Ridley Turtles injured on Goa shores by boat propellers, the verdict would definitely have been death. But thanks to the efforts of International Animal Rescue team the turtles could be saved and are now back in the sea waters.
Excitement was in the air at the Mhadei Wildlife Sanctuary in Goa as a Black Panther made a rare appearance in the small hours on Sunday. Their rare occurrence is attributed to the fact that they are few in number.