The Assam government Tuesday announced a bounty of up to Rs1 lakh to anyone who can give information about poachers who have killed over 30 rhinos in the state this year.
Poachers in a major Zimbabwean national park killed 41 elephants by poisoning with deadly chemical cyanide the pools the animals drank from, a media report said.
A poacher was killed in an encounter today with security guards of National Defence Academy (NDA) situated at Khadakwasla, 20 kms from here.
A poacher from Chattisgarh was nabbed on Wednesday by forest department officials in Thengumudra forest area and a knife and a string noose seized from him.
A man wanted for more than five
months for allegedly shooting to death a tusker earlier this
year has been arrested and two tusks recovered from him,
Altogether 15 Myanmarese poachers along with their boats were captured and a large
quantity of sea cucumbers were seized from high seas of Landfall island in Andaman and Nicobar Islands.
A poacher was arrested with 80 tortoises in Sultanpur district of Uttar Pradesh, police said.
The Supreme Court on Wednesday dismissed an appeal by notorious poacher Sansar Chand who had challenged his conviction and five-year sentence for selling leopard and tiger skins.
The SC expressed concern over declining population of tigers and lashed out at poacher Sansar Chand.
A team of forest officials and police recovered 23 kg of dolphin oil and arrested a poacher in separate raids in Patna district, officials said Thursday.
An alleged poacher on the run
for over a year was today arrested from Ballabhgarh area in
Investigations into the role of
seven people arrested by CBI for allegedly trading in tiger
and leopard body parts have revealed they were a local module
of an international gang.
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