Distribution pattern of five wild herbivores analysed

A new study has assessed distribution patterns of five wild herbivores adjoining tiger reserves in Karnataka which it claims will help conservationists plan protection of these species "better".

Two foresters suspended for aiding gang in `sambar` killing

Two officials of Andhra
Pradesh Forest Department have been suspended for allegedly
eating the flesh of `sambar`, a protected animal, and
assisting a criminal gang, an official said.

Sambar battles tigers, crocodiles for 24 hours: The Times of India

A full-grown sambar is chased by two tigers. It tries to save its life by entering the shallow waters of a lake, where it is stalked and Sambar loses battle of Tadoba attacked by a crocodile.