Crocodiles In Residential Areas

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Crocodiles Gatecrash Residential Buildings In Vadodara: Gujarat

Amid flood-like situations and heavy rainfall, crocodiles allegedly entered residential areas in Vadodara, Gujarat.  Many households in Vadodara complaint of reptiles entering their homes, on July 23, especially residential complexes, in high-rise buildings near the bank ofthe  Vishwamitri river. The river is home to over 250 crocodiles, who landed in residentials, due to overflow of river water. Moreover, the wildlife department has deployed… read-more

Sat, 23 Jul 2022 - 09:00 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Forest Department, Wildlife Sanctuary, Crocodiles, Vadodara Residential Complex, Rainfa;;

Courtesy: Hindustan Times


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African Cheetahs To Be Translocated To MP's Kuno-Palpur National Park

Kuno-Palpur National Park (KNP) in Madhya Pradesh will welcome its new inhabitants, African cheetahs, who will arrive mostly by next month as part of an intercontinental translocation initiative. The world's fastest land animal was proclaimed extinct in India in 1952. KNP has developed measures to house 12 to 15 cheetahs, including females, and has set aside a five-square-kilometer area with eight compartments for temporarily sheltering the… read-more

Sun, 17 Jul 2022 - 02:00 PM / by Vidhi Jhunjhunwala

Tags: Cheetah, India, Wildlife Sanctuary, Madhya Pradesh, Kuno-Palpur National Park

Courtesy: Free Press Journal

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Leopard Rescued From Army Cantonment In Japaiguri

An adult leopard has been rescued from the Binnaguri Cantonment. The leopard had strayed into the area earlier on May 8, causing alarm among the residents. The cantonment authorities soon alerted forest officials about the presence of the big cat in the area. The leopard was rescued by the officials, and taken to the Lataguri Environmental Observatory, where it would undergo treatment.

Sun, 08 May 2022 - 08:21 PM / by Varun Das

Tags: environment, Leopard, Wildlife Sanctuary, Wildlife Protection, Wildlife


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Env Min Report Reveals Telangana Sanctuaries Poorly Administered

The Management Effectiveness Evaluation (MME) report by the Union Environment Ministry has revealed that wildlife sanctuaries in Telangana are managed poorly as compared to other states. The study evaluated 143 sanctuaries in 16 Indian states including three sanctuaries of Telangana. Citing less food availability, extensive fishing, lack of flora and fauna documentation and increased human pressure among other reasons, the report marked … read-more

Thu, 14 Jan 2021 - 11:21 AM / by Nikita Thakur

Tags: Wildlife , Telangana, Wildlife Sanctuary, Environmental Issues

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Tadoba-Andhari Tiger Reserve to Reopen to Tourists from October

Maharashtra's Tadoba-Andhari Tiger Reserve is set to reopen to tourists from October 1 albeit with some restrictions. Reportedly, only six people will be allowed per vehicle that too they have to be asymptomatic. However, the reopening will be subjected to the approval from local authorities and people. Earlier, Karnataka's Nandi Hills and Noida's Okhla Bird Sanctuary were reopened on September 7 and September 15 respectively.

Wed, 16 Sep 2020 - 03:52 PM / by Ujjwal Panchariya

Tags: Travel, Wildlife Sanctuary, National Park, Tourism

Courtesy: Times Of India