131 wild animals dead, 97 rescued in Kaziranga National Park

Guwahati: At least 131 wild animals have died so far in floods in the Kaziranga National Park while 96 others have been rescued, an official said on Monday. The dead animals include six rhinos, 117 hog deer, including 98 by drowning, two by vehicle hits and 17 during treatment, two sambar, a rhesus macaque and […]

For their best chance of survival, leave baby animals in the wild

It is natural for humans to want to want to help a newborn animal in the wild when it appears to be abandoned or distressed. But, as Yellowstone Public Radio’s Orlinda Worthington reports, wildlife care for their young much differently than humans, and reaching out to help could actually put them in harm. It’s tempting […]

252 wild animal cubs reunited with their mothers in western Maha

In joint efforts with different non-government organisation (NGO) partners, the forest department since 2007 has successfully reunited at least 252 cubs of wild animals, including 178 cubs of leopards, with their mothers in western Maharashtra. While the success rate of reunions is significantly high, there were a few reunions that could not be orchestrated, said […]

Wild Animal Safari celebrates recovery following 2023 tornado | News

Tuesday marked the one-year anniversary of the tornado that wreaked havoc on the grounds of Wild Animal Safari Park in Pine Mountain. In the wake of the March 26, 2023, tornado, Wild Animal Safari Pine Mountain encountered significant setbacks from immediate storm damage, including over 4,500 fallen trees, miles of damaged fencing, with nearly 20 […]

Kerala, Karnataka and Tamil Nadu to hold wild animal census

Image used for representation.  KOCHI: Spurred by the spike in human-wildlife conflicts in Kerala, the state forest and wildlife department, along with the Tamil Nadu and Karnataka governments, will undertake a simultaneous survey of wild animals to find out the increase in their numbers. While announcing on Monday, Forest Minister A K Saseendran said the […]

Instant Alerts for Wild Animal Detection in Saurashtra | Mobile Phone | Ahmedabad News

AHMEDABAD: Attacks in the fields, livestock being killed – instances of man-animal conflict have remained a cause of concern in Saurashtra. Although villagers rely on CCTV camera footage to know about presence of big cats and other wild animals in their area, the current mechanism is unable to send them instant alerts, which are key […]

Rescued Manatees Returned to Wild

Squirrel, the manatee, on his way back to Florida waters. Photo by Amanda Carberry, Columbus Zoo & Aquarium. The Manatee Rescue & Rehabilitation Partnership released five orphaned manatees to Blue Spring State Park in Florida. Blue Spring State Park is home to a spring that stays a constant 22°C (72°F). These warm waters provide a […]

The wild animals who suffer because of animal agriculture

By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block The Humane Society of the United States’ blog recently covered the benefits of reducing the consumption of animal products both for farmed animals and for the climate. But there are many other potential beneficiaries of a revamping of how animals are bred and farmed in various contexts, from ranches […]

Possibilities for wild caught pest flies in animal feed

Part of the reason for the lack of research in this area has been the concerns about inadequate quantities collected, environmental impacts and the spread of pathogens, which has contributed to the preferred utilisation of farmed insects. Affordable and sustainable protein sources However, by harvesting certain pest species from intensified agricultural operations, a team from […]

In 2023, we fought for wild animals all over the world

By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block Wild animals face a chilling multitude of threats. At a time when so many are vulnerable to the unprecedented impacts of climate change, biodiversity loss and ongoing human encroachment on shrinking habitats, imperiled animals continue to be killed for nothing more than a trophy, a prize, a pelt or […]

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