Thursday, 31 January 2013

Wednesday, 30 January 2013

Country-made bombs seized in Panna Tiger Reserve

Forest officials arrested two persons and seized 78 country-made bombs (hand grenades) and other poaching tools in Panna Tiger Reserve, Madhya Pradesh.
http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/bhopal/Two-held-with-hand-grenades-in-Panna-Tiger-Reserve/articleshow/18241450.cms

Black buck killed in Madhya Pradesh

Madhya Pradesh police arrested two persons with meat and antlers of black buck in Seoni on 28 January 2013.
http://www.samaylive.com/regional-news-in-hindi/madhya-pradesh-news-in-hindi/191035/-madhya-pradesh-suture-black-deer-hunting-smuggling-of-meat-and-.html

One more rhino killed in Assam

Carcass of a rhino killed by poachers was found in Karbi Anglong district of Assam on 29 January 2013.
http://www.ndtv.com/article/india/two-rhinos-poached-in-24-hours-in-kaziranga-national-park-323791

Nagarhole tiger was poisoned

Forensic examination of a tiger found dead in Nagarhole Tiger Reserve in Karnataka early this month confirmed that animal was poisoned.
http://www.thehindu.com/news/states/karnataka/tiger-died-from-poisoning-revenge-killing-suspected/article4357991.ece

Tuesday, 29 January 2013

Elephant hit by bullets in Assam

An elephant injured by bullets were found in border areas of Golaghat and Karbi Anglong district for the past few days.
http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/guwahati/Bullet-hit-elephant-battles-for-life/articleshow/18230813.cms

30 tonnes of red sanders seized in Maharashtra

Maharashtra police seized 30 tonnes of red sanders in Pune district on 25 January 2013.
http://articles.timesofindia.indiatimes.com/2013-01-26/pune/36563952_1_red-sandalwood-sandalwood-worth-rs-godowns

Whale shark killed in Chennai

Fishermen were illegally caught a whale shark and later it died due to severe injuries inflicted in Chennai, Tamil Nadu on 28 January 2013.
http://www.thehindu.com/news/cities/chennai/caught-and-dragged-to-death-a-whale-shark-tale/article4354641.ece

Sloth bear cub killed in road accident in Maharashtra

A sloth bear cub was killed in road accident on national highway (NH) 6, close to Navegaon National Park in Gondia district on 28 January 2013.
http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/nagpur/Bear-cub-knocked-dead-on-NH6/articleshow/18231821.cms

Monday, 28 January 2013

Leopard skin suspected to be from India seized in Nepal

Nepal Police seized Leopard skin and bones in Kanchanpur district on 25 January 2013. Two persons, who were coming from India, ran away leaving a bag after they saw a patrolling team of police. (Seized skin was reported as tiger skin in the initial stage).
http://www.thehimalayantimes.com/fullNews.php?headline=Police+confiscate+tiger+hide%26sbquo%3B+bones+&NewsID=363290

Leopard electrocuted near Panna, Madhya Pradesh

One person has been arrested for electrocuted a leopard near Panna National Park in Chhattarpur district of Madhya Pradesh on 26 January 2013.
http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/home/environment/flora-fauna/Tribal-held-for-poaching-panther/articleshow/18215407.cms

Rhino killed in Kaziranga, Assam

Poachers killed a male rhino and took away its horn in Burapahar range of Kaziranga National Park in Assam on 27 January 2013.
http://www.newsonair.com/news.asp?cat=state&id=ST2098

MLC beaten up a forest official in Uttar Pradesh

A member of legislative council of Uttar Pradesh beaten up a SDO of forest department for non-release of a vehicle impounded in connection with a poaching case.
http://www.business-standard.com/generalnews/news/mlc-four-others-booked-for-beatingforest-official/114792/

Turtles seized in Amethi

Uttar Pradesh forest department arrested seven persons with 284 turtles transporting in a truck at Amethi district on 27 January 2013.

Friday, 25 January 2013

Tiger poachers got bail in Uttarakhand

District court of Nainital given bail to two notorious tiger poaching brothers Balku and Gopi in a case registered in Corbett tiger reserve last year.

Leopard skin en route to Nepal seized in Pithoragarh

One leopard skin en route to Nepal seized in a joint operation of police and forest department in Pithoragarh district of Uttarakhand on 24 January 2013.
http://in.jagran.yahoo.com/epaper/index.php?location=14&edition=2013-01-25&pageno=11

Thursday, 24 January 2013

Wednesday, 23 January 2013

Deer antlers seized in Madhya Pradesh and Uttarakhand

Uttarakhand police seized 12kg of swamp deer antlers in Dehradun and in Madhya Pradesh forest officials seized antlers of black buck and sambar in Sagar district.

Friday, 18 January 2013

Two tigers found dead

In last 24 hours, two tigers were found dead, first one in near Nagpur, Maharashtra and another near Corbett tiger reserve on Uttarakhand-Uttar Pradesh border.

Thursday, 17 January 2013

Leopard shot dead in Himachal Pradesh

A leopard declared as man-eater was shot dead in Bilaspur district of Himachal Pradesh on 15 January 2013.
http://www.jagran.com/himachal-pradesh/bilaspur-hp-10042891.html

53 partridges seized in Uttar Pradesh

Uttar Pradesh police arrested a person with 53 partridges in Farrukhabad district on 14 January 2013.
http://articles.timesofindia.indiatimes.com/2013-01-15/kanpur/36352516_1_dead-bird-partridges-police-station

Turtles seized in Allahabad railway station

Railway Protection Force (RPF) seized 223 turtles from Bhramputra mail at Allahabad railway station on 16 January 2013.
http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/allahabad/RPF-confiscates-bag-full-of-turtles/articleshow/18053673.cms

Suspected leopard death in Yavatmal, Maharashtra

A leopard was found dead under suspected circumstances at Yavatmal division of Maharashtra on 16 January 2013.
http://www.business-standard.com/generalnews/news/leopard-found-dead-in-maha-town/110331/

14 sarus cranes poisoned in Uttar Pradesh

Fourteen sarus cranes were found dead suspected to be poisoned in Dadri, Uttar Pradesh on 13 January 2013.
http://articles.timesofindia.indiatimes.com/2013-01-15/flora-fauna/36351876_1_sarus-crane-population-bil-akbarpur-state-bird

Nilgai killed in Chandrapur, Maharashtra

Three persons were arrested by forest officials for killing two nilgai in Chandrapur district.
http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/nagpur/Trio-arrested-for-poaching-two-nilgai/articleshow/18054441.cms

Suspected poachers arrested in Tamil Nadu

Five people were arrested for attempted to poach animals at the Grizzled Squirrel Sanctuary in Srivilliputhur in Virudhunagar district on 16 January 2013.
http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/madurai/Five-suspected-poachers-held-in-Virudhunagar/articleshow/18053462.cms

13 tonnes of red sanders seized in Gujarat

DRI seized thirteen tonnes of red sanders logs at Kandla port, Gujarat on 16 January 2013.
http://www.business-standard.com/generalnews/news/red-sanders-wood-worth-rs-156-crore-seized-in-gujarat/110514/

Monday, 14 January 2013

Leopard shot dead in Uttarakhand

A bullet ridden body of a leopard found in Bhimtal area of Nainital district on last Saturday.

Tigress shot dead in Maharashtra

A tigress declared as man-eater by forest department was shot dead in Gondia district of Maharashtra on 12 January 2013.
http://articles.timesofindia.indiatimes.com/2013-01-12/flora-fauna/36295770_1_tigress-big-cat-forest-officials

Two elephants killed in train accident in Uttarakhand

One pregnant female elephant injured in yesterday's train accident in Rajaji National Park, Uttarakhand was died today and total mortalities becomes two.
http://www.dailypioneer.com/nation/121949-train-hit-jumbo-dies-another-critical.html

33 spotted deer found dead in Kanha Tiger Reserve

In second week of January, 33 spotted deer found dead in Mukki forest area of Kanha tiger reserve in Madhya Pradesh.
http://www.jagranjosh.com/current-affairs/kanha-tiger-reserve-33-spotted-deer-found-dead-1357989392-1

Three rhinos killed in last weekend in Assam

Poachers killed one rhino in Manas National Park and total becomes three since last Friday in Assam.
http://www.newstrackindia.com/newsdetails/2013/01/14/211--Yet-another-one-horned-rhino-poached-in-Assam-.html

Wednesday, 9 January 2013

Leopard bones seized in Chamoli

Uttarakhand police arrested two persons with bones of leopard in Chamoli district on 8 January 2013.
http://www.jagran.com/uttarakhand/chamoli-10019408.html

Poachers shot and injured a rhino in Orang

Poachers shot and injured a rhino in Orang National Park, Assam on 7 January 2013 night.
http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/guwahati/Tiger-cub-dead-in-Kaziranga-rhino-battles-for-life-at-Orang/articleshow/17950583.cms

Pangolin scales and ivory seized in Bihar

In two different cases in Bihar on first week of this month, 9.5kg of Pangolin scales seized by Customs and 3.75kg elephant ivory seized by police.

Red sanders seized in Kadapa and Chennai

Andhra Pradesh forest officials seized 35 red sanders logs in Kadapa district on 7 January 2013. In an another case 36 red sanders logs seized in Chennai by police on 6 January 2013.

Monday, 7 January 2013

Shahtoosh wool on route to India seized in Nepal

1,150kg wool of Tibetan antelope (Chiru) used for making shahtoosh shawls in India were seized by Nepal police in Thumi Village of Gurkha district.
http://www.nzweek.com/world/nepal-police-seize-1150-kg-fur-of-endangered-tibetan-antelope-41278/

Woman arrested with two leopard skins in Dharchula

Special Operations Group of Uttarakhand police arrested a woman with two leopard skins in Dharchula, Pithoragarh district, Indo-Nepal border on 6 January 2013.
http://in.jagran.yahoo.com/epaper/article/index.php?page=article&choice=print_article&location=14&category=&articleid=111758971872474016

Country made bombs seized in Madhya Pradesh

Madhya Pradesh  forest department arrested three poachers with wild boar meat, country made bombs and other poaching equipments in Sagar district.
http://www.bhaskar.com/article/MP-OTH-c-25-316936-NOR.html?PRVNX=

Wild animals killed in road and rail accidents

First week  of New Year turns out to be not at all good for wild animals, 8 elephants (5 in Orissa and 3 in West Bengal [Two also seriously injured]) and a Gaur (Bison) killed in train Accident. In road accidents, a sloth bear and a small cat killed in Maharashtra and a leopard in Karnataka.

Thursday, 3 January 2013

Wednesday, 2 January 2013

Poachers arrested in Dudhwa Tiger Reserve

Last weekend three wanted poachers were arrested in two different cases in Dudhwa tiger reserve, Uttar Pradesh.
http://dailypioneer.com/nation/119453-three-poachers-held-in-dudhwa-tiger-reserve.html

Deer antlers seized in Orissa

20 pieces of deer antlers and a country made revolver were seized and two arrested by Orissa police in Jajpur district on 1 January 2013.
http://www.business-standard.com/generalnews/news/20-deer-horns-seized-two-held/103226/

Leopard caught in trap in Sagar, Madhya Pradesh

A leopard was caught in a trap set by poachers in Sagar district of Madhya Pradesh on 1 January 2013 and died during rescue operation.
http://peoplessamachar.co.in/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=253074:2013-01-01-22-56-28&catid=27:events&Itemid=36#comments

100kg wild boar meat seized in Shahjahanpur, Uttar Pradesh

Uttar Pradesh police arrested a person with around 100kg wild boar meat in Shahjahanpur district on 30 December 2012.
http://www.jagran.com/uttar-pradesh/shahjahanpur-9994397.html