Australia’s smallest endangered species at extinction risk

Canberra, Sep 19 : Australia’s smallest endangered species are at the greatest risk of extinction due to an imbalance in conservation funding and awareness campaigns, a study revealed on Tuesday. The study’s lead researcher Thomas Newsome from Deakin University said that conservation efforts were widely targeted at larger endangered species such as sharks and rhinos, […]

Crocodile strikes panic in UP village, rescued

Agra, Sep 18 : A nearly nine-foot-long crocodile, that entered a village in Uttar Pradesh’s Agra district and struck panic, has been rescued and released into the river, officials said on Monday. The massive reptile was safely rescued by Wildlife SOS, an NGO, and released in the Chambal river, in the presence of forest department […]

Pamela Anderson slams Kim in open letter

Los Angeles, Sep 18 : Actress and animal rights activist Pamela Anderson has slammed reality TV personality Kim Kardashian by writing an open letter to her criticising her style choices. Anderson wrote a letter to Kim — after the two met at New York Fashion week earlier this month. The “Baywatch” star, 50, branded the […]

China to hold memorial for world’s oldest panda

Beijing, Sep 15 : A memorial for the world’s oldest captive panda, Basi, who died at the age of 37 in Fuzhou, will be held on Saturday, Chinese authorities announced on Friday. He died on Wednesday of liver and kidney problems, reports Xinhua news agency. In order for the fans to commemorate the iconic animal, […]

New global status for snow leopard will help conservation: Experts

By Vishal Gulati New Delhi, Sep 14 : The highly elusive snow leopard, also found in India’s alpine and high-altitude regions of the Himalayas, got a new global protection and conservation status on Thursday that found favour internationally but was criticised by Indian wildlife advocates. Indian experts say the decision, which downgraded its status, would […]