Thursday, Dec 01, 2022

Zoological Survey of India


All-women zoologists to study rare faunal species from Lahaul

September 19, 2022 7:57 am

Led by Dr Dhriti Banerjee, director, Zoological Survey of India (ZSI), the scientists spent 15 days in the remote locations of Lahaul and Spiti. The expedition aimed at exploring the remote Himalayan ecosystem of Lahaul valley and recording rare and endemic faunal diversity.

New frog species discovered along Western ghats

February 23, 2022 4:22 am

Since the newly-discovered amphibian survives in freshwater, water pollution and drying of the sources remain a threat to their existence, the researchers said

Meet India’s newest mammal: White Cheeked Macaque

February 09, 2022 7:35 am

The White Cheeked Macaque has distinct white cheeks, long and thick hair on the neck and a longer tail than other Macaque species. It is the last mammal to have been discovered in Southeast Asia.

First-ever study has grim prognosis: native squirrel could vanish from NE after 2050

December 04, 2020 9:50 am

The Malayan Giant Squirrel, one of the world's largest squirrel species that has a dark upper body, pale under parts, and a long, bushy tail, is currently found in parts of West Bengal, Sikkim, Assam, Arunachal Pradesh, Meghalaya, and Nagaland.

19 amphibian species critically endangered: Zoological Survey of India

January 22, 2019 8:56 am

According to IUCN, critically endangered species are the ones that are facing an extremely high risk of extinction in the wild.

Once upon a time...extinct Siwalik elephants, African lions roamed Bengal

July 23, 2014 10:49 am

ZSI to carry out zoo-archaeological expeditions in order to find out more details of extinct species.

Hole in La Marts wall spits out two dozen 'fossilised' birds' bones

October 09, 2013 1:58 am

The Zoological Survey of India suggested that the remains,discovered late on Monday,may be of a species of crows.

Birds give Raiganj sanctuary a miss,ZSI to probe why

February 07, 2011 5:46 am

Alarmed over a sudden decline in number of migratory birds that visit the Raiganj Wildlife Sanctuary,the state forest department has asked the Zoological Survey of India to carry out a study on its cause.

‘Hyena’ sighted,scare in Moshi

January 14, 2011 3:16 am

An animal that looked similar to hyena was spotted in Boradi Vasti,Moshi,on Thursday,sparking panic in the area for around two hours.

After blackbuck skin seized,officials probe Kolkata nexus

November 03, 2009 3:27 am

After the Zoological Survey of India (ZSI) report confirming the skin displayed at a Sreeleathers showroom in Kolkata was one of a blackbuck...