Two held for hunting animals of reserve forest area in UP

 Two persons were arrested on Thursday for allegedly hunting and selling meat of animals belonging to the reserve forest area near here.

US dentist regrets killing Zimbabwe`s Cecil the lion

An American dentist expressed regret for killing a much-loved Zimbabwean lion called Cecil, explaining Tuesday that he was relying on his guides "to ensure a legal hunt."

Overpopulated animals to be marked as vermin: Javadekar

In a move to resolve increasing man-animal conflict especially those causing damages to crops, Environment ministry Monday said that it has sought report from the states to declare certain overpopulated animals as vermin for a limited period of time.

Japan says will try again with 'scientific' whaling programme

Japan's top whaling negotiator said today that Tokyo would try again to justify its "scientific" Antarctic Ocean hunt after a panel of experts said the government had not proved why it needed to kill the mammals.

Saudi Royal on rare bird hunting spree in Pakistan

A Saudi prince is on a hunting spree for rare birds in southwest Pakistan despite a court-imposed ban and the government`s insistence that the foreign delegation is only on a diplomatic mission, senior officials said Monday.

Matthew McConaughey under fire for 'cruel hunting' practice, denies ranch ownership
Matthew McConaughey under fire for 'cruel hunting' practice, denies ranch ownership

Rep ofMatthew McConaughey, who is slammed for owning a ranch offering whitetail deer hunting in Mertzon, Texas with his brother Mike, has insisted that the 45-year-old actor is not the owner of the "canned hunting" ranch.

Matthew McConaughey under fire for 'cruel hunting' practice
Matthew McConaughey under fire for 'cruel hunting' practice

Rep of Matthew McConaughey, who is slammed for owning a ranch offering whitetail deer hunting in Mertzon, Texas with his brother Mike, has insisted that the 45-year-old actor is not the owner of the "canned hunting" ranch.

All Black Ali Williams announces retirement
All Black Ali Williams announces retirement

All Black legend Ali Williams vowed to spend his time fishing and hunting after announcing his retirement from rugby on Thursday.

Whales make 'tick-tock' noises while hunting together in deep oceans at night

A new research has revealed that humpback whales make "tick-tock" noises while hunting together at night in deep, pitch-black water, but are silent when hunting alone.

Dogs make most of leopards' diet in rural India: Study
Dogs make most of leopards' diet in rural India: Study

In India's human-dominated agricultural landscapes where leopards prowl at night, it is not livestock that is on the menu but the man's best friend - dog.

New research reveals `master architects` scorpions `warm up` before hunt

A new research has revealed that scorpions create a platform in their burrows where they warm up before the evening hunt.

Human hunters wiped out Ice Age animals

Large animals in Ice Age that included Sabre-toothed cats, huge kangaroos, and a leopard-sized marsupial lion became extinct because of human hunters and not climate change, says a new study.

T. rex`s neck was powerful enough to hunt and attack

A new study suggests that the Tyrannosaurus rex did not need proper arms, because its head and neck were so powerful.

Human hunting behaviour similar to sharks and bees

Human hunter-gatherers employed the same foraging movements as used by many other animals such as sharks and honey bees when hunting, a new study has found.

Bats and whales use similar biosonar for hunting

Despite the difference in their size, with one weighing 50 tons and the other weight just a few grams, bats and whales share a similar story.

Halt illegal killing of animals: Board

The Animal Welfare Board of India, a statutory body under the Ministry of Environment and Forests, has directed State governments to strictly implement animal laws for stopping illegal killing of animals during Bakrid festival.

`Climate change, not hunting may have led to mammoths extinction`

Researchers have claimed to have found proof to suggest that woolly mammoth was led to extinction because of climate change and not due to human influence.

Climate change responsible for woolly mammoth`s extinction: Study

Researchers have found that climate change, instead of hunting by humans, was responsible for the extinction of the woolly mammoth.

Nine sent to judicial custody for hunting deer

Nine persons were Tuesday sent to judicial custody by a court here for allegedly killing an adult deer and consuming its meat in Kaziranga extended territory area in Assam`s Golaghat district.

Ziro Valley losing rare wildlife due to hunting: Survey

A number of threatened and rare wildlife species, including leopards, are vanishing from Arunachal Pradesh`s Ziro Valley as a result of rampant hunting by the indigenous Apatani tribe, a survey has revealed.