Marking the beginning of a novel and unique project, the Forest Department officials of Chhattisgarh along with wildlife biologists, succeeded in placing radio collars on two wild buffaloes at the Udanti WildlifeRead More…
In an incident in the tea gardens of Assam, a mother Elephant was able to successfully rescued her calf from a ditch without getting disturbed by the crowd that had gathered. MembersRead More…
On 24th February 2016, 16 farmers from the villages of Sondlagondi and Jambhulpani villages located at the confluence of New Nagzira and Nagzira wildlife sanctuaries in Maharashtra were distributed 223 kilogramsRead More…
An elephant calf was recently rescued and reunited with its natal herd after it had fallen into a ditch in the Numaligarh Tea Estate in Golaghat district of Assam. Prompt action byRead More…
Baby news is always good news, but this baby is special because it was born in the wild of a rhino mom who was hand raised by humans!
The picturesque Lakshadweep is in news again. And this time it is for coral spawning seen around the island and being recorded for the first time. Also known as sex-on-the-reef, this indeed is great news and an assurance that the coral and marine systems are co-existing happily and healthily together.
Come 2016 and elephants may safely cross railway tracks without the risk of being hit by an oncoming train. A device developed by Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi, will help detect the presence of elephants and other animals on railway tracks thus sending a warning signal to the train.
For the first time in the country, beginning a new phase in species conservation, fragments of locally extinct coral reefs have been trans-located and re-introduced in the coastal waters of Gujarat. The corals were collected from Lakshwadeep and relocated 1500 kms away to the coast town of Mithapur.
The next time you pick up a paint brush or a make-up brush, think twice. Chances are the brush might have been made of mongoose hair and you have inadvertently become part of an international illegal trade which is going unnoticed for decades. India is the one of the largest exporters of such kind of brushes made by killing thousands of mongoose annually.
Two rare clouded leopard cubs and four Asiatic black bear cubs that had been rescued after they were separated from their mothers, are now ready to begin their new life in the jungles of Manas National Park in Assam after having spent quite some time in human company.
Here is extremely good news coming from Manas National Park in Assam. An elephant re-integrated into the wild a few months back under the Elephant Reintegration Project has been accepted by its wild mates and is now part of a herd. Considering that the elephant was hand-raised by humans, it is no simple accomplishment for the not-so-wild animal to be accepted and given a place in a wild herd.
Thanks to the quick thinking action of a patrolling team a herd of 15 elephants was recently saved from a fatal collision with a train in the deepor beel railway stretch near Guwahati in Assam. The patrolling has till date prevented 80 accidents of such kind in the state.
An Elephant mother and calf trapped in a ravine for at least four days in Karbi Anglong, Assam finally got some help last week when Assam Forest officials and WTI team worked hard to rescue the two. While the rescuers were lucky in helping the baby out, the mother could not be saved.
A flock of more than 40 White-rumped vultures was sighted in Assam Sivasagar district’s Panidihing Bird sanctuary recently. Considering that these vultures are in the list of critically endangered species, it is heartening news that after 3 years they were seen in such large numbers.
Last month, local villagers from Chiroga district in Bodoland, Assam chanced upon rare clouded leopard cubs in the jungle, with their mother nowhere in sight. Failing to find their mother, the volunteers have now decided to hand raise the cubs at the Centre for Wildlife Rehabilitation and Conservation (CWRC) Transit Home in Kokrajhar.