News  /  Published 05.08.22

Crocodile rescued from lake in Nadia, freed at Farakka barrage

A group of farmers in a pocket of Nadia, who went to a lake for retting jute, stumbled upon a crocodile a few days ago. The crocodile, suspected to have come from the Hooghly which is less than 200m ...
By Debraj Mitra in Kolkata

News  /  Published 01.08.22

‘Hunter’ who saves wildlife

One hundred and fourteen elephants, 14 rhinos, eight tigers and four leopards. Not to mention the count of smaller animals that runs into many hundreds. The population of several forests put together...
By Debraj Mitra in Kolkata

Jharkhand  /  Published 30.07.22

Palamau Tiger Reserve on alert

With signs of tigers' returning to Jharkhand's lone habitat for big cats, Palamau Tiger Reserve (PTR), foresters have placed their personnel on high alert to protect and and conserve the king ...
By PTI in Ranchi

News  /  Published 30.07.22

New Town gets a mini zoo spreading over 17 acres

A number of big cats and animals, some from the African savanna, will soon have a new home in New Town. The deer park near Eco Park’s gate number 6 has been converted into a mini zoo spread ove...
By Snehal Sengupta in New Town

Career  /  Published 29.07.22

World Tiger Day, wildlife photography tips for beginners by Rathika Ramasamy

Rathika Ramasamy is the first Indian woman to strike an international reputation as a wildlife photographer...
By Nancy Jaiswal


Science Tech  /  Published 25.07.22

Wild Man

A report prepared for the United Nations over four years by 85 experts from 33 countries is the most comprehensive look yet at the pathways for using wild species sustainably or in ways that do not le...
By Elena Shao

News  /  Published 18.07.22

Zoological Survey of India scientists discover new eel species in West Bengal

Scientists of Zoological Survey of India have stumbled across new eel species in Purba Medinipur district, a top ZSI official said. Zoological Survey of India (ZSI) director Dr Dhriti Banerjee told P...
By PTI in Kolkata

News  /  Published 15.07.22

Bags packed with tortoises, 2 held at Esplanade bus stand

Two men were caught with two bags filled with Indian Star tortoises at Esplanade bus stand on Thursday. The men, identified as Dinesh Kumar Velappan, 21, of Chennai and Moheshraj A.D., 24, of Tiruvan...
By Our Special Correspondent in Esplanade

News  /  Published 14.07.22

West Bengal govt ties up with NGO for massive turtle conservation project

West Bengal has joined hands with a non-government organisation to carry out a crucial project for conservation of the species of turtle found in the state, officials said. The initiative, to be unde...
By PTI in Kolkata


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