As the sun sets over the canopy of Albizia Amara trees, a thin blanket of fog begins to descend over the forests of the Malai Mahadeshwara Hills Wildlife Sanctuary.
Another Batagur Baska, a rare species of river turtle, laid 23 eggs at Wildlife Breeding Centre in Karamjal in the East Sundarbans on Wednesday.
‘Batagur Baska’ a rare species rive turtle, laid 27 eggs at Wildlife Breeding Centre in Karamjal of the East Sundarbans on Sunday.
A septuagenarian man was trampled to death by a wild elephant at Chapatoli village in Anwara Upazila of Chattotram on Saturday.
By Alison Kentish UNITED NATIONS, Jan 29 2021 (IPS) – Over 100,000 concerned petitioners have urged the Namibian government to scrap its plan to auction off 170 wild elephants — which include rare desert-adapted elephants — but the country’s Ministry…
Bagerhat, Jan 2 — Nineteen deer skins were seized from two members of a wildlife poaching-smuggling gang in Bagerhat’s Sarankhola on Saturday.
Faridpur, Jan 23 — A rare vulture was rescued by two young men in Faridpur Sadar Upazila’s Shovarampur area. The vulture has been handed over to the livestock office after first aid.
A Royal Bengal Tiger hide was seized from Sharonkhola of Bagerhat District Tuesday afternoon.
Anti corporal punishment crusader Sir Frank Peters never intended becoming a foster parent to a bird, but God works in mysterious ways they say.
Bogura, Jan 5 – Green activists rescued a large Himalayan vulture after it got injured from Anantapur village of Shibganj Upazila in Bogura on Monday.
6 snake venom racket members held Dhaka, Dec 25 – Six members of an international racket dealing in snake venom were arrested from Dhaka’s Dakshinkhan, along with venom worth Tk75 crore, on Thursday.
An ailing elephant of a circus group died at Simanta Bazar area of Sirajganj Sadar Upazila on Thursday.
Dhaka, Nov 23 – Dhaka South City Corporation (DSCC) has no plan to remove stray dogs for now. And no dogs will be relocated without consulting the ministry concerned and petitioners. Attorney General AM Amin Uddin said this to the…
A study of the University of Michigan (UM) suggested that human-caused noise and light pollution can harm individual species of bird populations.
The Bangladesh government has said that it is taking all necessary steps to protect river dolphins and reverse the decline of these amazing cetaceans.
By Karun Dewan NAWALPARASI, Lumbiniī, Nepal, Oct 2 2020 (IPS) – Vultures get a lot of bad press. Unlike other birds which are praised for their melodious song or bright plumage, vultures have been traditionally reviled for feeding greedily on…
Authorities have removed 380 carcasses of pilot whales from Tasmania State in Australia while around 70 more whales were rescued from Australia’s worst mass stranding on Thursday.
Hobart, Australia, AP/UNB, Sept 23 – Around 500 pilot whales were found stranded in Australia’s island state of Tasmania on Wednesday.
At least 90 pilot whales out of a group of 270 that remained stranded in Australia’s Tasmania have died, officials said Tuesday.
SYDNEY, Sept 12, 2020 (BSS/AFP) – A trio of humpback whales — usually bound for Antarctica this time of year — took a wrong turn, heading up a crocodile-infested north Australian river with scientists hoping Saturday they will all return…
The High Court (HC) on Tuesday rejected a writ petition seeking investigation into the deaths of 84 elephants in Chattogram region.
Dhaka, Sept 05 – Experts are calling on the government to take immediate steps to ban the Ketoprofen, and other harmful veterinary drugs for vultures in Bangladesh, and promote the safer alternative, Meloxicam.
This year has been a difficult time for Fredzia, a young female African elephant at Warsaw Zoo in the Polish capital. The zoo’s four elephants became three in March, following the death of Erna, the largest female and elder of…
Dhaka, Aug 24 – A writ petition was filed with the High Court seeking directives to investigate the deaths of 84 elephants in 19 years in Chittagong district and form an investigation body to look into the incidents.
by Ashvita Anand • In north Bengal, a hotbed of human-elephant conflict, crop-raiding is more prevalent in areas that are on the boundary of protected areas, close to agricultural fields, forests, plantations, and areas close to water sources such as…
Only 100 of the hybrids remain in captivity A group of Hungarian scientists say they unintentionally created a hybrid of two endangered species – Russian sturgeons and American paddlefish – that last shared a common ancestor 184 million years ago.
by Sahana Ghosh • Transboundary coordination and better information capture and sharing through social media have helped researchers monitor the long-distance movement of gharials along the India-Nepal border. • Lack of uniformity in large-scale release of captive-bred gharials from the…
Cox’s Bazar, July 15 – A number of turtles have been found dead in the Cox’s Bazar sea beach over the last several days. Many injured turtles have been found lying on the beach, raising concerns over their safety.
Dhaka, July 14 – A total of 38 tigers died in the last 20 years in Bangladesh part of the Sundarbans. Within a gap of five months, the Forest Department found two dead tigers one in the Sundarbans West Andharmanki…
Botswana is investigating “completely unprecedented” deaths of hundreds of elephants since May. The government said three laboratories in Canada, South Africa and Zimbabwe would be asked to “process the samples taken from the dead elephants”.