Animal Rescue
News  /  Published 01.10.22

Hoolock gibbons get their enclosure at Alipore zoo

Three years ago, a pair of hoolock gibbons were seized from a car on the eastern fringes of Kolkata. The animals were taken to the Alipore zoo after the seizure. On Friday, the gibbons finally got th...
By Our Special Correspondent in Kolkata

West Bengal  /  Published 08.06.22

Alipurduar: Elephant calf rescued from ditch

An elephant calf which fell into a ditch in Nimati forest under the Buxa Tiger Reserve (BTR) of Alipurduar district early on Tuesday morning, was rescued by the foresters after around three hours of t...
By Our Correspondent in Alipurduar

News  /  Published 06.06.22

Fishermen foil plan to kill turtle for meat

Four fishermen spotted a Peacock Softshell Turtle, an endangered and protected species, in a water body near Sector V and saved it from being killed by villagers, resulting in its rescue by the forest...
By Snehal Sengupta in Chingrighata

People  /  Published 16.04.22

A professor’s mission to feed strays leads to festival-bound short film

The animal lover and director experienced another bereavement when she had to bid goodbye to her 30 furry buddies in October 2020, before moving back to Howrah, to care for her mum. Chakraborti tells ...
By Vedant Karia

Places  /  Published 11.11.21

Jungle cat cubs reunite with mother

Five newborn jungle cats (Felis chaus), who somehow got separated from their mother, were spotted in a village field under Kumargram police station, around 35km from Alipurduar, on Tuesday. Villagers...
By Our Correspondent in Alipurduar

News  /  Published 05.10.21

Monitor lizard rescued in New Town

A monitor lizard that had got stuck in the gap between two concrete blocks in the median divider in New Town’s Action Area II was rescued on Monday. A group of residents spotted the lizard desp...
By Snehal Sengupta in New Town


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