`Mining taking heavy toll on Goa`s wildlife`

Incessant digging that had been taking place around Goa`s forests in search for iron ore has taken a heavy toll on wild animals and other species, according to environmentalists.

Goa wildlife census: Tiger-like pug marks found

The findings of pug marks similar to that of tiger has added vigour to state forest department’s wildlife census scheduled to begin at the end of this month.