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The battle to save the crocodiles of Bhitarkanika

The revival of crocodiles at the national park in Odisha is a robust example of conservation Business Standard, 2 months ago

Man arrested with 13 kg of venison

Forest officials today arrested a man and recovered 13 kg of venison from his possession on the fringes of Bhitarkanika National Park in Kendrapara district.Kunmun Rout (45) allegedly hunted down a spotted deer in the mangrove forest areas within the park, ...
 Business Standard3 weeks ago

60-year-old-woman injured in croc attack

A 60-year-old woman was grievously injured as an estuarine crocodile pounced upon her at a bathing ghat in Rajapur village in Kendrapara district, officials said today.The injured woman is undergoing treatment at the district headquarters hospital here with ...
 Business Standard3 weeks ago

Businessman shot at in Kendrapara

Two unidentified motorcycle-borne men shot at a businessman in Kendrapara district injuring him seriously, police said today.The 45-year-old businessman, Bichitra Mallik, who sustained bullet injuries, was admitted to SCB Medical College and hospital in ...
 Business Standard4 weeks ago
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Saving the crocodiles

Saltwater crocodiles are the world's largest reptiles, and these had already disappeared from the coasts of Kerala, Tamil Nadu and Andhra Pradesh by the 1970s. In all of Bhitarkanika, there were only 96 of them left.The census this January noted their count at 1,682.Nikita Puri reports. IMAGE: In the 1970s, there were only 96 saltwater crocodiles in Bhitarkanika.As of January this year, their number has increased to 1,682.Photograph: Kind courtesy Charlesjsharp/Wikimedia Commons A turquoise ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago
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