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Herpes confirmed as cause of elephant calf's death

The calf was infected with Elephant Endotheliotropic Herpes Virus (EEHV), a virus evolved in Asiatic Elephants, Arun Zachariah, Assistant Professor, Centre for Wildlife Studies, Kerala Veterinary Big News Network, 1 week ago

Report highlights illegal trade in bear parts

India is home to four bear species —the sloth bear (pictured), the brown bear, the Asiatic or Himalayan black bear and the sun bear. Photo: Wikimedia Commons Parts of as many as 2,800 bears were seized in Asia over 12 years, according to a ...
 Livemint.com1 month ago
International Business Times UK

We Are In Early Stages of Sixth Mass Biological Extinction Event: Scientists

Large animals like elephants, rhinoceros, polar bears and countless other species worldwide face the highest rate of decline.Reuters The planet's biodiversity may be reaching a tipping point and we could be in the early days of a sixth mass ...
 International Business Times UK1 month ago

Fascinating Close-Up Photographs Of Wild Animals Skin And Fur

Reticulated giraffe After feeling intrigued while viewing a photo of an elephant's abdomen that was taken in a zoo, photographer Yusuke Sakai explored other animals to study its beautiful exterior of skin, feathers, and fur. In the ongoing ...
 TAXI1 month ago
Irish Mirror

How did these four elephants end up getting addicted to HEROIN?

Conservationists believe the group are now "clean" of drugs - but how did they become junkies in the first place? Four elephants who were addicted to HEROIN are now "clean" thanks to a drug-treatment programme, conservationists say. The group ...
 Irish Mirror1 month ago
Global Times

Elephants kick drug habit

Chen Jiming of the local Asian elephant breeding center poses with a wild elephant in the Wild Elephant Valley in Xishuangbanna Dai Autonomous Prefecture, Southwest China's Yunnan Province, on June 21, 2014. Photo: IC As many elephants are hunted ...
 Global Times1 month ago

Invasive plants a threat to wildlife

Comment · print · T T T+· T- INFOGRAPHIC TOPICS The wild growth of invasive alien plants such as Senna spectabilis (calceolaria shower), Lantana, Eupatorium and Parthenium is posing a threat to wildlife and indigenous plants in the ...
 The Hindu1 day ago

15 tigers confirmed in RMNP

Wildlife: About 15 royal Bengal tigers are confirmed to be roaming in the forests of the Royal Manas National Park (RMNP), forestry officials confirmed. This was found out from camera trappings set by RMNP and the Manas National Park in India in ...
 Kuensel Online1 week ago
Abu Dhabi National

Indian wildlife tourism on the horns of a dilemma

In the heart of a lush green jungle in south India, a group of tourists in a jeep glimpse a striped orange and black form slinking into the foliage. The driver silences the engine. Everyone anxiously waits for the tiger to re-emerge. The hum of ...
 Abu Dhabi National2 weeks ago

Going, going… gone!

Gone from Bangladesh: Indian Peafowl I grew up reading the haunting stories of man-eating tigers written by the great Jim Corbett or the rousing adventures of Salim Ali spanning throughout the Indian Subcontinent documenting unknown birds. Their ...
 Bangladesh Daily Star2 weeks ago
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