The chief wildlife warden of Kerala has sought permission from the state government to destroy around 8,000 kg of elephant tusks in possession of the forest department since the 1980s.
Nine persons were Tuesday sent to judicial custody by a court here for allegedly killing an adult deer and consuming its meat in Kaziranga extended territory area in Assam`s Golaghat district.
Six members of a gang allegedly involved in illegal trading of tiger and leopard skins were arrested while several animal skin were seized from them, forest department sources said Wednesday.
A freak mishap of a van today led to an expose of smuggling of fresh water turtles to West Bengal where they are considered a delicacy.
The Supreme Court on Tuesday refused to lift ban on tourism in core areas of tiger reserves, for now.
Animal killing for economic gains is the most atrocious aspect of man-animal relationship.
Forest officials have informed a local court here that Malayalam superstar Mohanlal, from whose house ivory tusks had been seized in Income tax raids in 2010, had violated the Wildlife Protection Act, 1972.
AICC general secretary Digvijay
Singh on Tuesday came to the rescue of Maharashtra Agriculture
Minister Balasaheb Thorat, facing a controversy over his entry
into a tiger cage at a local zoo.
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