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29Feb/12

Saintly act Saves Endangered Forest Owlet

For Swami Mahadevanand Saraswathi life is sacred, no matter if it is that of a human or an animal. It is this belief that led him to rescue two critically endangered forest owlet from a cage and keep them safely at his home in Varanasi until rescuers from UK helped him release the birds into the wild.

21Jun/11

Blackbuck Population Increase Ten Fold in Two Years in Katarnia ghat Wildlife Sanctuary

Katarnia ghat Wildlife sanctuary in Uttar Pradesh is near the Indo-Nepal border and still a place where wild species can spring about freely without human interference. Thanks to a number of planned water storage facilities and early showers this season, it is the first time in many years that forest department found a rise in number of rare blackbucks in this wildlife reserve.