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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 ..., 4 weeks ago

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CCF inspects

A team of officials led by Chief Conservator of Forest Wildlife Anurag Vajpayee today inspected Buning Sanctuary in Tamei sub division Source The Sangai Express
 E Pao!1 month ago Trudeau to visit Mathura wildlife sanctuary today  Sify2 months ago Canadian PM visits Mathura wildlife sanctuary  Prokerala2 months ago Trudeau visits Mathura wildlife sanctuary  Sify2 months ago

State on top in conservation of wildlife, says minister Rai

Karnataka leads other states in conservation of elephants, tigers, lion-tailed macaque and leopards in India, said Forest Minister B Ramanath Rai. He was speaking after inaugurating the three-day 4th Hakki Habba (bird fest) organised under the aegis of State ...
 Deccan Herald2 months ago

Assam's Pabitora sanctuary records 102 one-horned rhinos

In what might bring cheer to conservators and wildlife lovers, Assam's Pabitara wildlife sanctuary, which just spans 48 square km, has recorded 102 one-horned rhinos.A census carried out in the sanctuary on Sunday recorded presence of 102 rhinos compared to ...
 Prokerala1 month ago

Myanmar to implement 10-year elephant conservation action plan

has planned to conduct a 10-year action plan on elephant conservation which aims to prevent a decrease in the number of wildlife elephants and a reduction of their pasture land, authorities said on Tuesday. The action plan covers protection of wild elephants ...
 Business Standard2 months ago

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 ...
 Prokerala2 months ago

Tiger cubs may have been poisoned to death

Holding the forest department responsible for the deaths of two tiger cubs at Ranthambore National Park (RNP), wildlife experts and enthusiasts claimed that the fatal incidents could have been averted had the staff equipped with advanced technology were ...
 DNA6 days ago DNA THEME: Tormented tigers  DNA1 month ago Missing tigress keeps forest officials on tenterhooks  DNA1 month ago

Proposal mooted to declare core Goa sanctuaries areas as tiger

Encouraged by sightings of tigers in parts of four wildlife sanctuaries in Goa, the state forest department has decided to identify core areas in them that it feels could be declared as a "tiger reserve", subject to the approval by the National Tiger ...
 Business Standard1 week ago Anti-tiger poaching centre to be named after Manikandan  Deccan Herald1 month ago Manikandan's death in Nagarahole Tiger Reserve raises safety questions  Deccan Herald1 month ago NTCA to reintroduce tigers in 3 reserves  Deccan Herald2 months ago

Founder of Kenya's iconic 'elephant orphanage' dies aged 83

Dame Daphne Sheldrick, a conservationist famous for her work rearing baby elephants in Kenya and fighting for the protection of the species, has died aged 83, her family said today."Daphne passed away the evening of the 12th April after a long battle with ...
 Business Standard1 week ago

A tradition that protects nature: Why Bishnois value the blackbuck

A Bishnoi devotee, a community where farmers are supposed to give 10 % of their crops to wildlife, plays with a baby Chinkara. Image: @entergrid/Twitter In Rajasthan, for more than 500 years, the Bishnoi community has protected and nurtured wildlife. Last ...
 Sify2 weeks ago
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