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Endangered Species
My Kolkata  /  Published 18.06.22

Two men arrested for dumping dead turtles into East Midnapore canal

"The offenders have admitted that the turtles were being trafficked from Odisha in the wee hours of June 12. The plan was to sell them in local markets. However, the turtles suddenly died due to ...
By The Plurals News Network

News  /  Published 15.06.22

More than 250 Indian flapshell turtles found dead in East Midnapore

More than 250 Indian flapshell turtles protected under the Wildlife Protection Act were found dead in the Balageria–Hatiari canal near Alua village of East Midnapore on June&...
By The Plurals News Network

West Bengal  /  Published 09.06.22

Cooch Behar: gharial hatchlings bred artificially

The Siliguri regional unit of the Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) burnt over 18,000 kilos of seized narcotics at a garbage incinerator unit in Fulbari on the outskirts of Siliguri on Wednesd...
By Main Uddin Chisti in Cooch Behar

Places  /  Published 10.05.22

Glenburn Tea Estate takes initiative to protect endangered Himalayan Golden Mahseer

“It is well-known that the Red Panda, native to eastern Himalayas, is an endangered species. But people need to be aware about the endangered status of the Golden Mahseer too. Many locals catch ...
By Karo Christine Kumar

Culture  /  Published 27.02.22

This Month

Australia declared the koala an endangered species two years after a parliamentary inquiry predicted they could be extinct by 2050 without urgent intervention. ...
By Team Graphic

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West Bengal  /  Published 21.01.22

Three held with pangolin scales

Three persons, all residents of north India, were arrested after around 48 kilos of pangolin scales were recovered from their possession in Siliguri early on Thursday. According to forest sources, a ...
By Our Correspondent in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 02.08.21

Gangetic dolphin washed ashore on beach 

A 17.38-ftl-ong mature Gangetic dolphin was washed ashore on the Laxmipur sea beach in Bakkhali on Sunday early morning. Fishermen spotted the mammal, gasping for life then, and informed forest depar...
By The Telegraph

India  /  Published 29.07.21

Video of blackbucks crossing road viral

"The land seen on both sides of that internal road belongs to the forest department. While going back home after his night duty, the GRD jawan saw the blackbucks crossing the road in the morning ...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Ahmedabad

Calcutta  /  Published 04.06.21

Endangered species of primates rescued in Hasnabad

A police team rescued a slow loris, an endangered primate species, eight macaws and three turkeys from a village in Hasnabad in North 24-Parganas on Thursday. The seized animal and the birds have been...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 10.05.21

Sea of trouble

I do not know who was more shocked, the hermit crab or me, when I picked up an auger shell (for the uninitiated, these are conical and spiral in shape) on the beach only to have a disgruntled set of c...
By Srimoyee Bagchi


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