Calcutta  /  Published 22.01.21

5 crocodiles released in Sunderbans

Five saltwater crocodiles (Crocodylus porosus) bred in captivity for conservation were released into the wild in the Sunderbans on Thursday. The crocodiles have been bred at a sanctuary in Bhagabatpu...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

India  /  Published 05.01.21

Odisha croc park to be shut for nine days

The Bhitarkanika National Park in Odisha would remain out of bounds for nine days of this month for nature lovers, who long for savouring the warmth of congenial wetland spots, with the annual headcou...
By PTI in Kendrapara

Calcutta  /  Published 10.10.20

Crocodile swims into village pond

A 10ft-long crocodile strayed into a pond in a Sunderbans village prompting villagers to take photographs of the reptile. Officials from the South 24-Parganas forest range office and trained personne...
By Snehal Sengupta in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 27.09.20

Oh, but did you know this about him?

By Sankarshan Thakur in

India  /  Published 11.08.20

Future uncertain for Madras crocodile park

India’s largest crocodile park may have as little as four months before it runs out of funds to feed animals, pay staff and do research, as ticket revenue shrinks after coronavirus lockdowns cho...
By Reuters in Chennai


India  /  Published 16.07.20

Where crocodiles are morning guests

It sounded like somebody was knocking at the door. Virendra Yadav of Shastri Nagar in Bagaha town in West Champaran district of Bihar got up wondering who could have come so early on Monday morning. ...
By Dev Raj in Patna

Odisha  /  Published 29.10.18

Odisha woman fights out of croc’s jaws

A 55-year-old woman from a remote village of Kendrapara district has displayed exemplary courage on Saturday to survive a crocodile attack.Chailla Das, a homemaker from Balabhadraprasad village in Raj...
By Our Correspondent in Kendrapara

World  /  Published 04.03.19

Brazen crocodile preys on a Philippine town

On the November day when Cornelio Bonite disappeared, a crocodile was spotted in the water with a human arm clasped in its jaws.“It was like he was showing off,” said Efren Portades, 67, a watchma...
By Aurora Almendral/NYTNS in Balabac (Philippines)

World  /  Published 06.02.20

Race to save croc in tight spot with tyre

Conservationists in Indonesia are desperately searching for ways to save the life of a saltwater crocodile that is being slowly strangled by a rubber tyre around its neck.The reptile got its body jamm...
By The Times, London in London

West Bengal  /  Published 26.07.19

Tiger Day celebration at Alipore zoo with new guests

Come Monday, a host of new guests will make a public appearance at the Alipore zoo.A white tiger, a pair of leopards, three hyenas and four yellow anacondas will be shifted to their enclosures on Mond...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta


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