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Every year in the Hindu month of Ashada, the hunting tribe of Hakki-Pikki engage themselves in gory and ghoulish ritual of killing and sacrificing animals.The Hakki-Pikki tribals have been

A recent study by the Wrold Wide fund for Nature (India) in the Sunderbans has advised the state to beef up monitoring of the habitat of the Royal Bengal tiger. The organisation has also written to

Conflicting views are being expressed about the tiger safari project at the Borivli National Park which was inaugurated by Shiv Sean chief Bal Thackeray. Six tigers have been brought from different

Tiger poachers should be dealt with under the National Security Act like that in Karnataka and Uttar Pradesh, a noted tiger protection activist said. "Stringent measures, similar to those being

It would have been a sure case of mercy killing for the ailing African lion but for frantic calls from across the country that forced the authorities to give one more try before taking the painful

BSP MLA to deposit Rs 6 lakh fine: A Bahujan Samaj Party member of the Uttar Pradesh State Assembly, Mr Murad Lari, who first tried to fight it out politically, has decided ultimately to allow the

The trade in the Tibetan antelope's wool threatens to wipe out the species. The wool of the Tibetan antelope or Chiru has become a "must have" item among the rich and famous worldwide, despite the

First year without Antarctic whale hunting since 1904? : Greenpeace vessel Arctic Sunrise has located the whaling factory ship Nisshin Maru drifting in the Coral Sea, 640 miles east of Mackay,

The Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) MLA was arrested earlier this week, along with 10 of his associates, for killing two chitals (spotted deer) in the Sohgibarwa wildlife sanctuary in eastern Uttar

The Centre, has decided to ban use of some animals for exhibition or training performances. According to Central Government notification, bears, monkeys, tigers, panthers and lions "shall not be