Leopards

Lions, chimpanzees among 34 endangered species to receive special protection

Lions, chimpanzees among 34 endangered species to receive special protection

 These species were selected to receive heightened conservation efforts at the Conservation of Migratory Species (CMS) conference that just concluded in Manila.

Oct 29, 2017, 19:01 PM IST
Rare leopard spotted in China

Rare leopard spotted in China

Images of two leopards, one of the world's most endangered species, have been captured at a nature reserve in China's Qinghai province, the forest department said on Tuesday.

Mar 29, 2017, 00:50 AM IST
Take a look! First-ever clouded leopard born via artificial insemination at Nashville Zoo

Take a look! First-ever clouded leopard born via artificial insemination at Nashville Zoo

The male leopard cub was born on Wednesday (March 1) to Tula, a clouded leopard that was born and raised at the Nashville Zoo. 

Mar 06, 2017, 13:38 PM IST
Indian animals residing in surprising harmony, says study

Indian animals residing in surprising harmony, says study

Using dozens of non-invasive camera traps for sampling entire populations, rather than track a handful of individuals, the research team recorded some 2,500 images of the three predators in action.

Feb 17, 2017, 18:13 PM IST

Sri Lanka bans phones in safari park to save leopards

Sri Lanka's largest safari park banned the use of cell phones today to stop leopards and other wildlife being killed by speeding vehicles which have been tipped off about their whereabouts.

Jul 13, 2015, 21:32 PM IST
Three tigers spotted at Namdapha Tiger Reserve

Three tigers spotted at Namdapha Tiger Reserve

Three tigers have been spotted at Namdapha Tiger Reserve (NTR) during a recent tiger estimation and monitoring expedition using camera trapping exercise.

Apr 17, 2015, 16:07 PM IST
 Four leopards die in Tripura zoo

Four leopards die in Tripura zoo

Four leopards have died in the zoo at the Sipahijala sanctuary in past four days due to protozoa infection, zoo authorities said on Friday.

Mar 27, 2015, 16:34 PM IST

'India, Russia working actively to save rare wildlife species'

India and Russia are actively working together for protection of rare wildlife species, including tigers and leopards, and a working group, formed consequent of the bilateral cooperation signed over 10 years ago, will soon hold its next meeting in this regard.

Feb 06, 2015, 21:16 PM IST

Four leopard skins seized in Himachal, two held

Two people were arrested in Himachal Pradesh and four leopard skins seized from them, a police official said Tuesday.

Feb 03, 2015, 18:50 PM IST
Leopards change activity patterns in response to tigers and humans

Leopards change activity patterns in response to tigers and humans

A new study has revealed that leopards do change their activity patterns in response to tigers and humans, but in different ways.

Dec 10, 2014, 11:12 AM IST
First GPS-collar study reveals how leopards co-exist with humans in India

First GPS-collar study reveals how leopards co-exist with humans in India

 A new first-of-its-kind GPS-collar study has recently revealed how leopards in India live with people.

Nov 22, 2014, 13:12 PM IST
Leopards reside along with human beings, find researchers

Leopards reside along with human beings, find researchers

 Outside their protected areas, leopards often reside in human habitats, but avoid encounters with people, a new study shows.

Nov 20, 2014, 20:39 PM IST

Two leopards found dead in Bengal tea garden

Two leopards were found dead in a tea garden in West Bengal's Darjeeling district, forest officials said Tuesday.

Nov 04, 2014, 18:27 PM IST
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.

Sep 12, 2014, 11:28 AM IST

Rare Sri Lankan leopards born in French zoo

Two rare Sri Lankan leopard cubs have been born in a zoo in northern France, a boost for a sub-species of which only about 700 remain in the wild, the head of the zoo said today.

Jul 30, 2014, 00:08 AM IST

Two leopards found dead in and around the Gir forest area

Two leopards were found dead today in and around the Gir forest and its surrounding areas.

Nov 06, 2013, 22:22 PM IST

Two `man-eater` leopards shot in Himachal, NGO raises doubts

Both the leopards were shot dead by the former - first Aug 11 and the second Aug 21.

Aug 26, 2013, 22:01 PM IST

Two leopards found dead in Uttarakhand

Two leopards have been found dead in different parts of Uttarakhand, forest department sources said here today.

Feb 25, 2013, 14:58 PM IST

India’s wildlife: Trapped between official apathy and poaching

Animal killing for economic gains is the most atrocious aspect of man-animal relationship.

Oct 09, 2012, 00:05 AM IST

Now, tigers and leopards targeted by Maoists

Pushed to a corner after "Operation Biswas", a police drive to contain Maoists, the rebels have now struck upon a new strategy to collect funds, police say.

Sep 13, 2012, 10:10 AM IST