News  /  Published 08.12.21

Carcass of crocodile washed ashore in Serampore

The carcass of a crocodile was washed ashore from the Hooghly in Serampore on Tuesday morning. The carcass, stuck in a thicket of water hyacinth on the banks of a crematorium in Kali Babu’s gha...
By Debraj Mitra

West Bengal  /  Published 26.11.21

Crocodile spotted in Sunderbans

A crocodile was spotted on the bank of a pond at the remote village of Patharpratima in the Sunderbans on Thursday morning. The residents of Mandalgheri area of Achintya Nagar gram panchayat immediat...
By Our Correspondent in Sunderbans

Places  /  Published 10.11.21

Mugger crocodile spotted in Purba Bardhaman

“The crocodile came from the upper reaches of the river. We are not discounting the possibility of Farakka or even further up,” she said. Ganesh Chowdhury, a local wildlife enthusiast, wa...
By Debraj Mitra

India  /  Published 25.07.21

Crocodile fear hits farming in Odisha

Farmers in the coastal districts of Odisha, particularly Kendrapara, are having to contend with an unexpected guest this monsoon. Crocodiles from the Bhitarkanika National Park, spread over an area of...
By Subhashish Mohanty in Bhubaneswar

Calcutta  /  Published 29.05.21

Crocodile rescued from Sunderbans village pond

A 10ft-long crocodile that got swept into a pond of a Sunderbans village because of the storm surge during Cyclone Yaas was rescued on Friday. Bishnu Das, who stays near the pond in Patharpratima, fi...
By Snehal Sengupta in Sunderbans


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

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


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