In the series of reports suggesting illegal hunting activity in forest of Himachal Pradesh, another incident was reported from district Sirmaur. A leopard was found dead in forests of Kaula Wala Bhood. All four paws of the animal were chopped-off. Gun shots were found on
Indian Ministry of Environment is furious and agitated over a BBC Documentary titled “One World: Killing for Conservation”. The BBC has been banned from filming in any of India’s Tigers Reserves for next five years. The documentary had highlighted aggressive policy of India for conservation
A monkey in the popular hill station, Shimla, capital of Himachal Pradesh, was dying a slow death due to a rope tied around his body so tightly that it had started to penetrate the skin. The residents of Shimla had reported this disturbing sight of
Forest officers ordered to shoot-at-sight at Corbett Tiger Reserve – is it the right anti-poaching measure?
On the lines of Kaziranga National Park, authorities at the Corbett Tiger Reserve (CTR) in Uttarakhand, India have issued orders to forest staff to shoot suspected poachers at sight. The severe anti-poaching measures have been taken “to prevent unlawful killing of big cats in the
When a mother leopard, out for a hunt, left her newborn cubs hiding in sugarcane fields of Somatwadi Village near Pune, India, local farmers were quick to notice the little ones helplessly mewling for their mother. Feared of enticing a man vs animal conflict, the
Some people go to any lengths to execute their duties. Case in point, a budding internet celebrity of the day – Vancouver police officer Peter Colenutt, who jumped into the frozen waters of Stanley Park’s Lost Lagoon (manmade lake) to rescue a dog that had
Cruelty against animals, elephants in particular, is nothing new to Indians. In states such as Kerala, over 4,000 elephants are held captive for various uses in religious festivals and in fairs and celebrations to lure tourists. Held captive, the elephants are meted with torture. They
When Viktor Johannessen was skating on a frozen lake in Sweden on a clam afternoon, he saw an unpleasant sight. An exhausted moose trapped in the shallow frozen waters of the lake. The moose was violently trying to break free from the icy cold water.
Going after injured leopard without tranquilizer-guns, firearms proves blunder for Himachal’s forest team
A team of forest officials in district Una of hill state, Himachal Pradesh, was attacked by an leopard in which the Range Official of the forest division had almost died and five others were injured. Reportedly, the team arrived at the spot in a village
Most of us would have knitted sweaters and clothing for our domestic pets, of course, you know what I mean. But there is one organization called Wildlife SOS India that has taken caring for animals to a new level. Local villagers and volunteers at Wildlife