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The UK government is set to scrap Britain's quarantine laws for pets, in a move that will allow vaccinated animals to travel freely across the European Union. Nick Brown, the agriculture minister, is

The number of migratory birds is less this year due to scarcity of fish in the waterbodies and rampant hunting in the greater Khulna region of

Just two years after gray wolves were reintroduced to Yellowstone after what is believed to have been half a century's absence, they have dramatically made their presence felt. They have killed half

The Union Environemtn Minsiter, Mr Suresh Prabhu, has called for greater international cooperation for controlling illegal trade in tiger products to combat the steady decline in tiger population

A joint operation by the Forest Department and police personnel helped bust a racket in poaching of deer and smuggling of deer skin and horns. The police have taken into custody three notorious

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.