Four persons were Thursday arrested for allegedly smuggling 59 tortoises of rare species, police here said.
Quito: "Pepe the Missionary," a giant tortoise who rose to fame as one of the most photographed animals on Ecuador`s Galapagos Islands, has died at age 60, officials have said.
`Diya Aur Baati Hum` actors Neelu Vaghela and Pooja Singh are a tad distracted on the sets of the show these days, courtesy a new guest!
72 turtles were on Thursday recovered during a routine check of Kalka Mail at Howrah station here and one person was arrested in this connection, a Railway Police Force official said.
Three tortoises have been found missing from a zoological park in Indore, police said today.
Shell shocked! A seemingly invincible pet tortoise in UK, who survived two world wars and even a bomb in the Blitz, has died aged 130 - after being bitten by a rat.
A man was arrested in Jaunpur on Saturday allegedly while smuggling 44 tortoises, police said.
The tortoise which has been feared extinct for 150 years may still
be alive in the Galapagos Islands in the Pacific Ocean.
Police in Madagascar have arrested two men attempting to smuggle out nearly 200 threatened tortoises.
Two poachers have been arrested in Uttar Pradesh`s Rae Bareli district with 40 tortoises in their possession, police said Wednesday.
Day in Pics: 4th May
Showbiz World - May 4, 2015
62nd National Film Awards