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Makeshift egg repairs help survival of rare parrot

Last Updated: Monday, March 03, 2014, 18:49

Tape and a bit of glue have helped save the life of a hatching chick of one of the world`s rarest birds, New Zealand conservation officials said Monday.

Great Indian Bustard sighted in rural Maharashtra

Last Updated: Monday, December 02, 2013, 16:22

The Great Indian Bustard has found a new abode in two rural tehsils here, prompting forest authorities to start tracking the movement of this critically endangered bird species for its protection.

15 bird species in India in list of critically endangered

Last Updated: Tuesday, November 26, 2013, 23:03

The number of bird species listed as Critically Endangered (CE) has reached an all-time high as per the latest International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) Red List of Birds for 2013.

Diclofenac still a major threat for vultures

Last Updated: Monday, April 01, 2013, 14:35

Human formulations of the drug Diclofenac banned for veterinary use are still being illegally used to treat cattle, posing a grave danger to the already critically-endangered vulture population, say experts.

Nineteen per cent world reptiles at risk of extinction

Last Updated: Friday, February 15, 2013, 16:38

London: A fifth of the world`s reptiles are estimated to be threatened with extinction, scientists have warned.