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Despite tough laws, illegal bear trade continues in India: Study

November 26, 2021 5:08 pm

The highest number of bear seizures were reported in Uttarakhand followed by Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, and Maharashtra.

Pune: Tiger, leopard skin seized, 8 arrested; officials suspect items part of bigger smuggling racket

September 16, 2021 7:01 pm

A joint team of the Forest Department in Pune and officials from the WCCB laid a trap in Warje area on Tuesday and arrested three persons, from whom one leopard skin was recovered.

Five arrested in Kerala for killing leopard and consuming its meat

January 23, 2021 1:03 pm

VB Udayasooryan, Mankulam Range Forest Officer, told the Indian Express that a six-year-old male leopard was ensnared by the accused in a private field in Munipara for the explicit purpose of trafficking its body parts.

Over 9000 arrested for wildlife poaching between 2012-2018: Environment Ministry

June 30, 2019 7:46 pm

As per the National Tiger Conservation Authority (NTCA), which keeps records of tigers and leopards, there have been 141 cases of poaching, while 84 seizures have been made between 2012 and 2018, Prakash Javadekar said.

In Odisha, Poachers Turn Protectors — And UN Takes Note

February 19, 2018 1:35 pm

Last month, the Mangalajodi Ecotourism Trust (MET) was chosen for the “Innovation in Tourism Enterprise” award by the United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO).

Katol MLA poses in front of dead blue bull, forest dept says it’s ‘not poaching’

November 05, 2015 3:07 am

Dept allows killing of blue bulls, wild boars as they cause crop damage.

Police arrest 3 with deer antlers

August 20, 2015 12:00 am

During searches, the police recovered four deer antlers, estimated at Rs 12.5 lakh, from the trio and have also seized the car in which they were traveling.

Assam CM Tarun Gogoi to set up Rhino Protection Force

January 31, 2015 12:45 am

Gogoi also asked park officials to take the NIA’s help to bust the international network of poachers.

Poachers kill four black bucks in Bhavnagar, one held

December 26, 2014 5:35 pm

Four black bucks were killed near the Velavadar National Park.

In pictures: Poachers caught on trap camera in Dodamarg range

June 13, 2014 8:52 pm

Camera traps laid to track wildlife had secretly photo-captured a gang of poachers armed with guns.