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STORK NEWS

A home for the Hargila: an artificial breeding project aims to help the endangered stork

January 26, 2020 3:13 pm

Earlier this month, the endangered Greater Adjutant Stork was bred in the Assam Zoo, only for the pair of chicks to die soon after. But the project — arguably the first instance of the bird being artificially bred in a zoo — is still considered a success.

Guwahati counts its ‘ugly old bird’ annually — and this year it’s good news

September 15, 2018 8:30 pm

In a recent survey done in Guwahati by conservation society Early Birds, the endangered Greater Adjutant Stork (or Hargilla) population was pegged at the ‘stable’ figure of 220. But according to local activists, habitat loss for the bird continues to be a pressing problem.

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