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Nineteen snakes, including 10 pythons, six sand boas and three cobras which were seized from four men belonging to a tribe of snake trappers from Punjab and taken into the custody of the Chief

An inter-ministerial panel has been set up to check poaching and illegal trade in animal parts. This has been done in view of the threat to the survival of several species such as tigers and rhinos.

Lions in South Africa's famous Kruger National Park are being ravaged by an incurable and deadly bovine strain of tuberculosis which could kill them all, according to an agriculture official. "Lions

Chinese doctors and medical researchers, who are working on finding a substitute for tiger bone, believe that the bone of the mole-rat could be an effective alternative. The mole-rat , a small rodent

The Government has drawn up a national policy to regulate the management of zoos. The policy has been cleared by the Union cabinet and is likely to be presentated in Parliament in the winter session.

The first acoustic study of Hong Kong's finless porpoise population has revealed 133 of the rare creatures in surrounding waters over a two-month period. The World Wide Fund for Nature

Forest staff have been denied entry into a large area by irrigation department, patrolling in the area comes to a standstill.The Chief Wildlife Warden of Uttar Pradesh, R.L. Singh, feels that the

Wildlife protection officers of the Delhi government today seized 10 pythons, six sand boas and three cobras and arrested four men who said they had trapped these and otehr snakes from jungle areas

Minimising the environmental damage that new roads cause is generally regarded as a good thing. But to do that, it helps to understand just how roads cause the damage of which they are accused. In

More than twice the number of peregrine falcons considered necessary for the recovery of the species are soaring over North America, leading the Federal Fish and Wildlife Service, to announce a

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