Four arrested for smuggling rare tortoise species

Four persons were Thursday arrested for allegedly smuggling 59 tortoises of rare species, police here said.

Two poachers held near Bhitarkanika National Park

Two poachers were arrested with two dead birds at Amarabati close to the Bhitarkanika National Park in Kendrapara district, forest officials said Wednesday.

Sariska tigress gives birth to two cubs
Sariska tigress gives birth to two cubs

A tigress in the Sariska Tiger Reserve recently gave birth to two cubs.

Two poachers killed in Kaziranga

Two poachers were killed in an encounter today with patrolling forest personnel in the Kaziranga National Park, famed for its one-horned rhino.

Lesser-known wild species targeted by Poachers: Experts

Pangolins, monitor lizards, mongoose, spiny-tailed lizards, and mariner turtles are some of the lesser-known wild species falling on prey of the poachers.

Poaching of tigers on in protected forests: Study

Poachers are hunting down big cats in highly secured protected forests in the country despite having programmes involving crores of rupees for their conservation, two major global conservation organisations claimed.

Uganda president wants poachers `shot on sight`

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.

Uganda president wants poachers `shot on sight`

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.

Over 950 suspected poachers held in Tanzania

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.

Manas rhino loses life and horn

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.

Meghalaya: 25 poachers held, body parts of deer seized

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.

Two poachers arrested in Assam

Two poachers, allegedly involved in recent poaching of rhinos in Kaziranga National Park, have been arrested.

Poachers again strike in Kaziranga, no casualty yet

"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.

Poachers shoot at rhino in Kaziranga

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.

Poachers kill 200 elephants in Cameroon

At least 200 elephants were slaughtered for their tusks by poachers in Cameroon since mid-January.

7 poachers held for killing deer

The seven were arrested on Tuesday by forest personnel and Special Task Force (STF) police during a routine patrol at Kallikombai forest.

24 dead migratory birds seized from Chilika lake

Forest guards seized 24 dead migratory birds from two poachers at Bhusandapur area under Chilika lake jurisdiction, forest department said on Friday.

Poachers nabbed with world`s rarest tortoise

Police in Madagascar have arrested two men attempting to smuggle out nearly 200 threatened tortoises.

Three poachers held in Uttar Pradesh

Three poachers were arrested here with around 30 tortoises meant for smuggling, police said on Monday.

Haryana Police conduct raids to nab poachers

Haryana Police on Monday started conducting searches across the state to nab some of the dozen poachers who fled the Kalesar National Park after one of them was killed in gunfire Saturday night, officials said.