Shariq Majeed
Tribune News Service

Danna-Loran (Poonch), June 9
Protecting wild bear is fine but should that be at the cost of human lives? In this area, which lies on the border of Poonch district and Kashmir province, people

NEDUMABASSERY: A jungle cat, which had been preying on hens and ducks, was caught in a trap set up by Raju Palatty on his house premises at Akaparambu near here on Saturday night.

Raju, an officer with the Federal Bank, Mookkannor branch, had been losing hens and ducks during the night. The residents in the area suspected that some wild animal was on the prowl in the area.

An assistant sub-inspector attached to Chamarajanagar Rural Police Station, B Basavegowda (52) has been trampled to death by a wild tusker near Yettegowdanadoddi forest range, on Karnataka-Tamil Nadu Border on Monday.

JORHAT, May 12: The man-animal conflict in Jorhat has received a new dimension with hordes of rhesus monkeys menacing villages in North-West Jorhat. The area which comprises cultivable farms of fruits, vegetables and paddy are facing depredations on a daily basis.
A farmer of Madhya Goru Mora village, Robin Bora, said that it is impossible to cultivate a single vegetable on 10 bighas of land.

Ajai Shukla / Tezpur (assam) May 04, 2009, 0:27 IST

Shillong: Meghalaya Forest Department on Sunday blamed the depletion of forest cover for the increasing man-elephant conflict in the state and in Garo and Khasi hill regions of the bordering Assam.

At least 15 people have been killed by marauding elephants in the State alone in the last five years.

Sujay Mehdudia

The Maoists may have hogged the headlines in these elections, but in the forests of Jharkhand bordering West Bengal and Orissa, it

TINSUKIA, April 20: Six persons were injured due to leopard attack at no.7 labour line of Jutlibari TE under Naoholia PS yesterday afternoon. The leopard strayed into the human habitation from nearby Borajan Wild Life Sanctuary. As the people gathering increased after the news spread into the garden about the leopard presence, the leopard suddenly attacked and injured six persons.

The tusker is suspected to have killed 7 elephants in the Periyar Tiger Reserve

P. Venugopal

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Wildlife officials tracking a tusker in musth, suspected to be the killer of seven wild elephants in Periyar Tiger Reserve (PTR) in the recent weeks, report that the animal is no longer violent.

The normal life of people in Avani, Menajenahalli and surrounding villages in the taluk has turned into complete hell due to the invasion of flies, alleged the villagers on Saturday.

Narayan Shetty started a big poultry farm in Yalagodanahalli and because of the lack of cleanliness the flies had increased.