Poachers

Assam: Five poachers arrested, tiger skin seized in Barpeta

Five suspected poachers were arrested today and a tiger skin was seized in Barpeta district by Forest Department officials.

Jul 14, 2017, 20:36 PM IST
Belgium Malinois canines tracking poachers in Assam

Belgium Malinois canines tracking poachers in Assam

Aaranyak's dog squad, termed the K-9 dog squad, currently comprises two Belgium Malinois breeds but will be strengthened further with the induction of three more members later this year.

Jun 01, 2017, 17:16 PM IST
Yet another tragedy - Poachers kill one-horned rhino in Nepal

Yet another tragedy - Poachers kill one-horned rhino in Nepal

Officials at the Chitwan National Park (CNP) confirmed that an adult male rhino was shot dead on Friday and the horn was cut off

Apr 09, 2017, 09:29 AM IST
Barbarism at its peak! Rhino shot dead at Paris preserve, poachers saw off its horn

Barbarism at its peak! Rhino shot dead at Paris preserve, poachers saw off its horn

The poachers broke into the Thoiry Zoo forcing an outer gate and several doors open before shooting and killing the rhino.

Mar 08, 2017, 10:00 AM IST

Poaching menace: Shoot-at-sight orders at Corbett reserve

Corbett Tiger Reserve authorities have issued shoot-at-sight orders and pressed two drones into service after movement of poachers was reported along the southern fringes of the park.

Feb 22, 2017, 16:52 PM IST

Rhino killed by poachers in Kaziranga National Park in Assam, toll reaches 15

An adult male rhino was killed by poachers today in Kaziranga National Park in Assam taking the toll to 15 this year, a forest department official said.

Nov 16, 2016, 20:06 PM IST

Rhino shot by poachers dies in Nepal

A one-horned rhino has died weeks after it was shot by poachers in Nepal, becoming the first of the rare animals to be killed in the country in over two years.

Sep 07, 2016, 17:23 PM IST
Shocking! Karnataka bear critically injured after poachers use 'explosive device' to hunt him

Shocking! Karnataka bear critically injured after poachers use 'explosive device' to hunt him

In what could be called as a shocking incident, poachers in Karnataka used 'explosive device' to hunt a sloth bear and in the process, injured the animal critically.

Aug 05, 2016, 13:02 PM IST

Five poachers taken into custody at Bhitarkanika national park

Five members of an organised deer poaching racket were taken into custody and seized raw spotted deer meat, antlers and hides from the protected mangrove forest areas in Odisha, officials said today.

Mar 22, 2016, 14:53 PM IST

UK pilot dies after being shot down by Tanzania poachers

A British pilot has died in Tanzania after his helicopter was downed by elephant poachers, the charity he worked for said Saturday.

Jan 31, 2016, 06:47 AM IST

Third rhino killed in Assam's national park in 2016

The latest killing came less than 48 hours after the second rhino was found killed.

Jan 28, 2016, 00:23 AM IST
Another rhino killed in Assam's Kaziranga park

Another rhino killed in Assam's Kaziranga park

Poachers have killed yet another one-horned rhino at the Kaziranga National Park in Assam but failed to take away the horn, an official said on Saturday.

Oct 03, 2015, 23:41 PM IST

Poachers kill rhino in Assam

Poachers have killed a one-horned rhino in Assam's Kaziranga National Park and taken away its horn, park officials said on Friday.

Sep 04, 2015, 22:37 PM IST

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Aug 18, 2015, 22:49 PM IST

Two more sniffer dogs to guard Kaziranga rhinos from poachers

 Jorba, the lone sniffer dog deployed in Assam's Kaziranga National Park to combat rhino poachers, will now have company.

Jul 05, 2015, 15:40 PM IST

Rhino killed by poachers near Orang National Park

The body of a bullet-riddled rhino with its horns removed was found by forest guards in Sonitpur district of Assam Tuesday morning.

Jun 23, 2015, 19:31 PM IST

'SMART' software identifies poaching hotspots

British researchers have developed a new software to better identify where poachers operate in protected areas.

May 23, 2015, 16:07 PM IST

Two poachers arrested in Assam's Morigaon district

Two poachers, suspected to be involved in elephant poaching, were today arrested in Morigaon district.

May 19, 2015, 13:46 PM IST

Two poachers arrested with carcasses of blue bulls in UP

Two poachers were Thursday arrested after they were caught by villagers with bodies of blue bulls in Kailmudi village in Bahjoi area here.

May 14, 2015, 13:13 PM IST
Another rhino killed in Kaziranga National Park, toll reaches 10 this year

Another rhino killed in Kaziranga National Park, toll reaches 10 this year

In yet another case of illegal poaching, one more world famous one-horned rhino has been killed in Assam's Kaziranga National Park, taking the number to 10 since January this year.

Apr 10, 2015, 20:00 PM IST