the spectre of extinction is haunting wild buffaloes and experts say the threat is much greater than faced by tigers in the country. The magnificent beast, venerated in folklore as the van

after three seasons of captive breeding, the endangered species of pygmy hogs have risen from six to 51 at the research centre in Basishta, on the outskirts of Guwahati, Assam. The centre was

manas Tiger Reserve in western

This report has clearly shown that a tiger crisis exists today, and that unless drastic action is taken, India will lose its tigers.

Intelligence agencies of the Assam government have alleged that the 2,387 sq km Manas Tiger Reserve, listed by the UNESCO as a World Heritage site, has become a sanctuary for about 200 Bodo