Jaipur: The peacocks in the state may soon be on the verge of extinction. Almost 10 peacocks are being poached every day in some part of the state. Even on Tuesday, over 12 peacocks were found dead while two others injured in a village near Pushkar.

The animal rights activists have raised a serious concern over dwindling population of the national bird in the state.

GUWAHATI: State Zoo and Botanical Garden has decided to carry out the conservation breeding of the five endangered species Rhino, Golden Languer, Golden Cat, Sherrow and Grey Peacock Pheasant in th

NOIDA: One of the richest habitats of the country's National Bird, the peacock, has met a sad end. Projects of over 25 small and big private builders have collectively wreaked havoc on the environmental heritage in Noida Extension.

ERODE: Fifteen peacocks were found dead on an agriculture field near Perundurai in Erode district on Monday.

Conservator of Forests, Erode Circle, D. Arun, said an inquiry had been ordered following a suspicion of poisoning. People in Pattakaranpalayam village found the carcasses of the birds lying scattered on a field located near water carrying channel and alerted the revenue official.

JODHPUR: Unabated killing of peacocks is gradually pushing the national bird on the brink of extinction and lack of stringent measures to put a check on their poaching is making the situation worse.

Under the peacock-breeding project launched by the Punjab Government, zookeepers at the Chhatbir Zoo will collect 50 peacock eggs from the lion safari here and send them to Bathinda to increase the peacock population in its Bir Talab forest and its adjoining areas.

Increasing urbanisation and use of pesticides has taken its toll on this bird in Mansa, Bathinda, Muktsar, Moga, Ferozepur and Sang

Jodhpur: Rajasthan is earning a notoriety for poaching of the national bird

JODHPUR: Rajasthan is earning a notoriety for the poaching of the national bird ---- peacock. Wildlife activists and bird lovers feel the bird is in peril in the state.

Poaching of peafowl is going on unabated in the city and its surrounding areas for feathers and wildlife experts have even found nooses made of electrical wires to trap peafowl in the Narapalli forest block at Ghatkesar in the city outskirts.

Unfortunately the state anti-poaching squad and wildlife officials do not have the chemical reagents to determine whether a peacock feather has been shed

In an exciting discovery that testifies to the State