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WCS to continue protecting sanctuary in Cambodia

The US-based Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) is encouraged by the Cambodian government's actions pursuing justice in connection to the murder of three rangers and is committed to continue working with the authorities to protect the Keo Seima Wildlife ... Prokerala, 2 months ago

The curious case of the smoking elephant

The mystery of the viral video has been solved. Photograph: Courtesy Wildlife Conservation Society Video The puzzling image of a wild elephant seemingly enjoying a quiet smoke in a video that has gone viral may have a simple explanation for its odd behaviour. Varun R Goswami, elephant biologist and senior scientist with the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS), India Program, said that in all probability, the elephant was trying to ingest wood charcoal, as she appeared to be picking up ...
 Rediff.com3 weeks ago

This Nagarahole jumbo smoked grass, not the intoxicating type, in 2016

No one has, perhaps, seen a smoking elephant. But this one in Nagarahole tiger reserve did so in 2016. A video of the smoking jumbo has now gone viral. But then, the pachyderm in question was not smoking a cigarette, but grass (not the intoxicating variety ...
 Deccan Herald3 weeks ago

Nature Bytes

Coffee plantations & bird diversity Its an age-old debate for coffee lovers. Which is better: Arabica beans with their sweeter, softer taste, or the bold, deep flavour of Robusta beans? A new study by Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS), India, Princeton ...
 Deccan Herald1 month ago

Ecotourism's direct payment on sighting wildlife helps reducing hunting

Ecotourism's direct payment approach to the locals for sighting wildlife helps reducing illegal hunting, says a new international study.The study by the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) and Foundations of Success (FOS) finds that an ecotourism strategy ...
 Prokerala1 month ago

Leopard goes up to 41 from 35 in 2015

Sanjay Gandhi National Park's leopard count in the wild has gone up to 41 — a population estimation study carried out in 2017 indicates. The report suggests that the big cats living in and around the park not only have been living in overlapping ...
 DNA2 months ago

Three nests of rare vulture species spotted in Cambodia

Three nests of the critically endangered red-headed vulture were found this month in Chhep Wildlife Sanctuary in Cambodia, the US-based Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) has said.The population of this species is possibly less than 50 in Cambodia. These ...
 Prokerala2 months ago
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