In collaboration with a nature reserve in Namibia, researchers funded by the SNSF are developing a new approach to counting animals: combining drone flights and automated image analysis.

New app to avoid human error in estimating big cats’ presence, tribal groups participate

GURUGRAM: The death of one-and-a-half-year-old female leopard apparently due to an attack by another big cat in Gairatpur Bas village is a sign of rising leopard population in the Aravalis, claimed

Guwahati: Kamrup (metro) deputy commissioner Virendra Mittal on Monday directed the forest department to conduct a survey to identify the problems during movements of elephants in the district.

Annual exercise:The census will also analyse the prey base of the big cats.

The data will also be used to study habitat share by co-predators like leopard and hyena

KERI: The recently concluded six-day field exercise of the All India Tiger Estimation has confirmed the presence of the big cat in the Mhadei Wildlife Sanctuary.

Experts are counting the endangered mountain gorillas in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park in southwestern Uganda, seven years after the last census was held.

Plans to estimate tiger population in South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) countries like Bangladesh, Bhutan and Nepal is in jeopardy as the neighbouring tiger range states have

Nainital: In a first, Uttarakhand forest department has included Kedarnath, Nainital and parts of Pithoagarh and Tehri forest divisions in the ongoing tiger census.

Estimation will kick off on Tuesday, when forest department officials, along with 77 volunteers, will begin a field survey.

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