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Youth dies of wild boar attack in Erode

Last Updated: Friday, July 04, 2014, 12:45

A 18-year-old youth was killed after he was attacked by a wild boar today at Kundry forest settlement area in Kadambur of Sathyamangalam forest division, Forest Department sources said.

Tiger lifts elderly man in Sundarbans

Last Updated: Friday, June 27, 2014, 13:01

A tiger pounced on an elderly man and disappeared with him into the jungles in the Sundarbans, Forest department sources said.

Beehive fence to ward off jumbos

Last Updated: Thursday, May 01, 2014, 17:57

After solar fences and trenches, Kerala Forest Department is experimenting with beehives to deter wild elephants from straying into farms in human settlements close to forests.

Survey on house sparrows begins

Last Updated: Monday, April 21, 2014, 19:14

Kerala Forest Department and the Writers and Nature Lovers` Forum launched a two-day survey to document the status of house sparrows here.

Forest dept to probe killing of leopard

Last Updated: Wednesday, January 29, 2014, 16:53

The Banaskantha district forest office has ordered an inquiry into the killing of a leopard at a village.

Peacock suffering from arthritis rescued

Last Updated: Wednesday, January 22, 2014, 21:31

A peacock, suffering from arthritis and neuro problems due to unusual cold conditions, has been rescued and admitted to a veterinary clinic for treatment near here by Forest Department officials, officials said.

Forest dept asked to count trees from Vikaspuri to Janakpuri

Last Updated: Tuesday, December 10, 2013, 19:45

The National Green Tribunal Tuesday directed the forest department of Delhi government to give an exact count of trees on the Vikaspuri to Janakpuri stretch here on outer ring road where an elevated road would be coming up.

Teenager among two killed in leopard attack in Gujarat

Last Updated: Monday, October 21, 2013, 15:07

Two persons, one of them a teenager, were killed by a leopard in the past ten days in the adjoining Narmada district, Gujarat Forest Department sources said Monday.

Leopard trapped in Nashik

Last Updated: Tuesday, October 08, 2013, 16:05

A female leopard was trapped by forest officials from Shivare village here after it strayed into residential area in Niphad.

Head of notorious poaching gang arrested

Last Updated: Tuesday, September 03, 2013, 19:03

Forest Department officials have arrested the alleged head of a poaching gang from Haryana, an officer said Tuesday.

Andhra forest officials seize 534 sandalwood logs

Last Updated: Thursday, March 21, 2013, 22:13

Forest officials have seized around 534 red sanders (sandalwood) logs in four separate incidents in Kadapa district on Thursday.

Mahout killed by his elephant in Kaziranga

Last Updated: Tuesday, January 29, 2013, 13:19

An Assam Forest Department Mahout was killed by an elephant in Kaziranga National Park, officials said Tuesday.