Articles about Wildlife Institute of India

India succeeds in breeding the critically endangered Great Indian Bustard

08 Jan 2020

India
India succeeds in breeding the critically endangered Great Indian Bustard

India has reportedly succeeded in the breeding of the bird species Great Indian bustard (scientific name: Ardeotis nigriceps) through a state-sponsored conservation program.

Not Yeti but a bear: Nepal dismisses Indian Army's claims

02 May 2019

India
Not Yeti but a bear: Nepal dismisses Indian Army's claims

With a lot of pride, earlier this week the Indian Army declared that its expedition team sighted footprints of a Yeti in the icy heights of Himalayas. With its tweet, the Army brought back conversations to the mythical ape-like creature.

TN forest officials go scuba-diving to remove waste from sea

14 Feb 2019

India
TN forest officials go scuba-diving to remove waste from sea

Waste generation in large waterbodies, which fatally affects sea animals, is a matter of concern in India.

Odisha: Camera trap installed to protect sheep from wild animals

20 Aug 2018

India
Odisha: Camera trap installed to protect sheep from wild animals

The Forest Department has decided to install a trap camera at Tamanada village in Odisha's Ganjam district to track down wild animals that are attacking sheep, a forest official said.

#InternationalTigerDay: MP hopes double forest beat area increases tiger population

29 Jul 2018

India
#InternationalTigerDay: MP hopes double forest beat area increases tiger population

On International Tiger Day, Madhya Pradesh officials said the expansion in the territory of tigers raised hopes of a rise in the number of the striped animals in the state.

Royal-Bengal tiger from Kanha doing well in Odisha forest: Minister

23 Jun 2018

India
Royal-Bengal tiger from Kanha doing well in Odisha forest: Minister

A male Royal Bengal Tiger, which was translocated from Madhya Pradesh's Kanha Tiger Reserve to Odisha's Satkosia in Angul district, was doing well, said Odisha's Forest and Environment Minister Bijayshree Routray.