Adult rhino gunned down in Assam

An adult male rhino was gunned down and its horn taken away by poachers in Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary today, taking the toll of rhinos killed by poachers here this year to two, a forest official said.

Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary in Assam reopens

 Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary in Central Assam's Morigaon district with a dense population of the Great Indian one-horned rhinoceros reopened for tourists today after a routine closure of four months during the monsoons.

Assam flood situation grim, Morigaon condition critical

As the overall flood situation in Assam remained grim, the condition in Morigaon district turned critical on Tuesday with Brahmaputra river inundating 100 villages, affecting around one lakh people and flooding rhino habitat Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary.

Rhino shot dead in Pobitora, rhino carcass found in Kaziranga

The 38.8 sqkm Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary, located about 30 km east of Guwahati, has the densest population of the Great Indian one-horned Rhino in its effective 16 sqkm rhino habitat.

Rhino calf carcass recovered in flooded Pobitora

The carcass of a new-born male rhino calf was recovered in Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary (PWS), which is now under flood waters forcing animals to take shelter in buffer zones.

One killed by rhino, five injured by tiger

A person was killed by a rhino and five others were injured by a tiger Tuesday in Assam`s Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary in Morigaon district.

Wanted poacher caught after encounter in Pobitora Sanctuary

A wanted poacher was arrested after heavy exchange of fire between forest guards and a band of hunters in Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary in Morigaon district.

20,000 migratory birds sighted in Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary

Over 20,000 migratory birds have been sighted in the Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary in Assam`s Morigaon district with the advent of winter.

12K birds spotted in Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary

More than 12 thousand birds of 26 species have been spotted in Assam`s Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary during a week-long census, Forest officials said today.