Snow Leopard

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Rare Fauna Seen At Gangotri National Park Points Rich Biodiversity

Recent sightings of rare animal species have proved the blooming biodiversity of Uttarakhand’s Gangotri National Park. The Divisional Forest Officer RN Srivastava said sightings and camera trapping of rare Snow Leopard, Himalayan Brown Bear and Himalayan Tahr confirm the park has a stable prey base. Reportedly, the park authorities had installed 25 cameras above 3,000m height. Moreover, the DFO added a varied variety of fauna would help to… read-more

Thu, 24 Dec 2020 - 05:17 PM / by Richa Nigam

Tags: environment, Snow leopard, Gangotri National Park, Himalayan Brown Bear

Courtesy: Hindustan Times

Himalayan Brown Bear

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Himalayan Brown Bears to Lose 73% Habitat by 2050: ZSI Report

A study by Zoological Survey of India predicted a great decline of around 73% areas which are a suitable habitat for the Himalayan Brown Bears by 2050 due to climate-change. Also, of the 13 protected-areas, eight might become completely uninhabitable while others might face a qualitative decline. The study suggests a conservation of landscape by extending the habitat-stretch and corridors. The Himalayan Brown Bears are found in upper and… read-more

Sat, 24 Oct 2020 - 04:06 PM / by Nitesh Kumar Singh

Tags: Himalayan Brown Bear, Zoological Survey of India, Habitat, Climate-change, environment

Courtesy: The Hindu