March 07, 2021 6:30 pm
The Indian Express visited several places in Tamil Nadu’s Gudular and Pandalur, where human-animal conflicts are common, and found out why both man and beast live in the shadow of death here.
January 31, 2021 2:38 am
The maximum number of casualties – 30 deaths and 85 injuries – were by leopard attacks, followed by snake bites (15 deaths and 53 injuries), elephant attacks (11 deaths and 8 injuries) and bear attacks (86 injuries).
January 27, 2021 5:40 pm
This is the fifth incident of a human death in conflict with wild animals in the greater Gir landscape over the past five weeks.
October 08, 2020 12:18 am
No success in tranquilisation efforts after nine-month pursuit, capture order renewed fourth time since January.
April 25, 2020 12:51 am
Although the lockdown period has coincided with the onset of the mahua season, which usually sees a spike in deaths due to man-animal conflict, officials are at pains to explain the unusually high number of casualties.
March 16, 2020 8:57 pm
“The post-mortem reports have revealed that the animal suffered a profuse brain haemorrhage caused by an injury to the head,” said Hemkanta Talukdar, Chief Conservator of Forest, Central Assam Circle, adding that the leopard was found at 11.30 pm.
February 16, 2020 1:57 am
The deceased have been identified as Sarita Pal (32) and Balaji Domaji Waghmare (65). Pal was killed in a tiger attack in her field at Morwahi village in Mul range, said officials. Waghmare, on the other hand, was killed while he was guarding his farm at Kolara.
January 26, 2020 2:34 am
Chandrapur Chief Conservator of Forest Rama Rao said a team of forest officials was trying to locate the tigress ever since a capture order was issued on January 10, but had not been able to locate it.
January 08, 2020 2:04 am
The decision to replace iron cages has been taken as the fibre cages are closed from all sides so the animal will not be able to see people and get agitated.
January 05, 2020 2:01 am
Forest department officials said the incident took place in Bharan village in Ankleshwar taluka on Friday morning, when farm labourers were harvesting sugarcane in the fields, on the outskirts of the village.