Last Updated: Thursday, March 06, 2014, 18:41
Uganda`s president has said armed poachers operating in national parks should be shot on sight because of the damage they could inflict on tourism to the central African nation, according to his spokesman.
Last Updated: Thursday, October 31, 2013, 09:17
A staggering 952 suspected poachers have been arrested and 104 ivory seized in Tanzania during a special anti-poaching operation launched about two months ago, it was revealed Wednesday.
Last Updated: Wednesday, October 30, 2013, 20:05
Poachers killed a one-horned rhino in Assam`s Manas National Park and decamped with its horn even as forest guards gunned down a poacher in a separate incident inside the sanctuary.
Last Updated: Thursday, September 19, 2013, 18:21
Assam has got permission to arm its forest guards with weapons like AK-47s to fight heavily-armed poachers, the state`s Environment and Forest Minister Rockybul Hussain said Thursday.
Last Updated: Thursday, April 25, 2013, 14:26
Altogether 25 poachers were arrested and body parts of endangered deer seized from them from a remote village in West Khasi Hills district, forest department sources said here on Thursday.
Last Updated: Tuesday, March 26, 2013, 18:51
A gang of seven poachers active in Kaziranga National Park were nabbed along with arms and ammunition from Bokakhat area of Golaghat district in upper Assam, police sources said today.
Last Updated: Sunday, March 03, 2013, 15:21
Two poachers, allegedly involved in recent poaching of rhinos in Kaziranga National Park, have been arrested.
Last Updated: Sunday, October 14, 2012, 09:15
"Some locals and forest guards heard gunshots from the Agaratoli range of the national park. The incident took place after noon," said a senior park official.
Last Updated: Wednesday, September 26, 2012, 15:21
A female rhino of Kaziranga National Park was shot at and its horn and ear cut off by poachers in upper Assam`s Golaghat district.
Last Updated: Saturday, July 07, 2012, 19:17
An inter-state gang of tiger poachers from Haryana were arrested in the periphery of Kollegal wildlife range of BRT Tiger Reserve on Saturday.
Last Updated: Tuesday, April 03, 2012, 13:49
Two men, on their way to
Kaziranga National Park, along with arms and ammunition, have
been arrested in Assam`s Jorhat district.
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