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Wednesday, January 22, 2020



Call of the Wild

January 17, 2020 12:03 am

Wild Karnataka, the first wildlife film to release in theatres, celebrates the biodiversity of the state and that of India

I am a filmmaker, not a conservationist: Subbiah Nallamuthu

January 05, 2020 8:42 am

The films of National Award winner Subbiah Nallamuthu revolve around a powerful protagonist — the tiger.

Rare wildlife species seized at Chennai airport

December 22, 2019 8:20 pm

During interrogation, the passenger was evasive in his reply, following which the sleuths examined his baggages and recovered the rare animals that was given to him in a stroller bag by someone outside Bangkok airport, an official release said on Sunday.

Top Indian animal safaris: Lions of Gir, tigers of Ranthambore, rhinos of Kaziranga... cows of UP?

December 06, 2019 11:25 am

In June 2018, members of a foundation that runs a cow rehabilitation centre near Jaipur had announced plans to start a safari where visitors would learn about “indigenous breeds”. It’s yet to start, though, with organisers now claiming a January launch.

Assam tourism fest flies into controversy for endangering birds it's trying to help

October 24, 2019 6:04 pm

The five-day Jatinga festival in Assam has drawn flak for endangering the very birds the festival is aiming to raise awareness about.

Heard but rarely seen: Plan to save Assam's White Winged Wood Duck takes flight

October 10, 2019 6:47 pm

Some get scared by its call. Some liken seeing it to winning a lottery. For years, Assam’s elusive White Winged Wood Duck has been more heard than seen. Now, a survey to count the remaining members of its flock.

Purple frogs and lonely battles

September 03, 2019 12:30 am

Filmmakers Vijay and Ajay Bedi, who recently won the National Award for The Secret Life of Frogs, on wildlife protection laws, saving the ecosystem and watching amphibians do headstands

International Tiger Day 2019: Five informative shows to watch with kids

July 29, 2019 11:50 am

International Tiger Day 2019: To get your child to know more about this fascinating animal, here are some shows and documentaries that they will surely enjoy watching.

World Snake Day 2019: Eight children’s books on the amazing reptile

July 16, 2019 11:27 am

World Snake Day: Check out this list of children's books on the mysterious reptile with books that include fun stories like The Greedy Python and others that throw up fascinating facts with fun activities to do.

In Assam, a 14-feet-long King cobra rescued from a tea garden

July 08, 2019 6:30 pm

While the King cobra is found in Assam and across the Northeast, the Friday rescue is noteworthy because of its size.


Today in pics: January 24, 2014

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Human activity wiped more than half of the world’s vertebrates: News in Numbers

November 05, 2018 8:50 am

A recent report by the World Wildlife Fund says that human activity wiped out 60% of the world’s vertebrate population between 1970 and 2014.