10 Apr 2020
After coronavirus outbreak, China upgrades dogs from 'livestock' to 'pets'
In a recent move, China has decided to classify dogs as 'pets' as opposed to 'livestock'.
08 Jan 2020
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.
24 Dec 2019
Five fun facts about peacocks you should know
Featuring a huge tail, spectacular feathers, and amazing patterns on them, peacocks are one of the most beautiful and fascinating creatures known to mankind.
16 Dec 2019
Cool facts about penguins you should know
Penguins are birds. But they can't fly.
14 Dec 2019
Five cool facts about penguins you should know
Penguins are birds. But they can't fly.
05 Dec 2019
Here are five National parks in North India
Traveling is about exploring new places, getting some fresh air, seeing the unseen, and doing the undone.
02 Dec 2019
Six animals that reflect human behavior
Scientific evidence shows that the physical and behavioral traits shared by humans were originally derived from ape-like ancestors, and evolved over a period of six million years.
25 Nov 2019
Five best places to spot tigers in India
Boasting of majestic black stripes, sturdy built, and quiet-yet-fearsome eyes, tigers are really a work of wonder.
21 Nov 2019
Five best National Parks in Africa: Details here
It's a mesmerizing feeling to take that ultimate jeep ride and go on an adrenaline-pumping expedition to witness some of the most majestic creations of nature, from up close.
17 Nov 2019
Five amazing facts about eagles you should know
You have often seen them flying gloriously in clear blue skies and wondered what makes this set of birds so unique from the others - yes, we are talking about eagles.
23 Oct 2019
Six amazing facts about Dolphins you should know
Dolphins are utterly cute, ever-smiling creatures who love to play around and perform cool tricks.
15 Oct 2019
Love pandas? Here are things you should know about them
Pandas are undoubtedly one of the most adored creatures on the planet. And why not? That sort of cuteness is to die for.
03 Oct 2019
Five of the smartest animals in the world
Let's face it - we humans aren't the only smart beings to have walked the planet.
30 Sep 2019
Five of the most beautiful animals in the world
The world is a huge and mysterious place, that has no dearth of varied creatures. They come in all shapes and sizes, and boast of different characteristic features and qualities.
23 Sep 2019
Love elephants? Here are 8 lesser-known facts about them
With their huge size (the largest in the world among land animals), unforgettably long noses, and characteristic floppy ears- elephants are simply adorable.
06 Jul 2019
Done with hills? Here are five National parks near Delhi
Traveling is all about exploring new places, getting some fresh air, seeing the unseen, and doing the undone.
15 Apr 2019
#TravelBytes: Top 5 weekend getaways from Bengaluru
Need a break from the crazy city traffic, the maddening crowds, and not-to-mention, another week at your desk job?
06 Feb 2019
US hunter pays whopping $110,000 to kill Pakistan national animal
A hunter from the US paid a whopping $110,000 to the Pakistan government to obtain a permit to hunt and kill a flare-horned Markhor, a rare wildlife species in Pakistan.
12 Jan 2019
40-feet long endangered giant whale washes ashore in Odisha, dead
A 40-feet-long endangered whale was washed ashore in an estuary close to Gahirmatha marine sanctuary in Odisha's Kendrapara district, Forest department officials said today.
31 Dec 2018
Tigress found dead in Umred Karhandla Sanctuary, 2nd since Sunday
The carcass of a tigress was found in the early hours today in Umred Pauni Karhandla Wildlife Sanctuary in Bhandara district (Maharashtra), a senior Forest department official said.
31 Dec 2018
US: 2 weeks into job, intern killed by escaped lion
In a tragic incident, a 22-year-old intern was mauled to death by a lion at a private wildlife sanctuary in North Carolina.
10 Nov 2018
Ensure staff, equipment in wildlife dept: Court to Delhi Government
A Delhi court has ordered the release of three snakes, rescued from two men, into their natural habitat and also directed the Delhi government to ensure proper staff and equipment at the 'understaffed' wildlife department.
05 Oct 2018
Maharashtra: Elephant freed to hunt man-eater tigress kills woman
The operation to catch the man-eater tigress of Maharashtra's Yavatmal and her two cubs got into trouble, when an elephant freed for the operation, ran amok and trampled a woman to death at Chahand village in Ralegao tahsil on Wednesday.
04 Oct 2018
UP: 'Mowgli School' inspires students to pick up books
Located in the Dudhwa-Katarniya forest area in Bahraich, UP, "Mowgli School" is busy giving wings to the dreams of village children, thanks to an initiative by the Special Tiger Protection Force (STPF).
02 Oct 2018
Arunachal: 180 butterfly species recorded at North East Butterfly Meet
Around 180 species of butterflies were recorded in Arunachal Pradesh during an annual event that encourages research and conservation of the colorful insects, officials said.
16 Aug 2018
Leave me alone! Cranky parrot says 'f**k off' to rescuer
The bird just wanted to be left alone, but its owner was concerned, as it was perched on the neighbor's roof for three days.
16 Aug 2018
Mumbai: India's first penguin born on Independence Day
Even as the whole nation celebrated Independence Day yesterday, it was extra special for Byculla Zoo.
07 Aug 2018
No more elephant rides in Jim Corbett, Rajaji Reserve
Those visiting Jim Corbett and Rajaji Tiger Reserve in Uttarakhand in the hope of elephant rides are in for a big disappointment, as Uttarakhand HC has banned the commercial use of jumbos.
02 Aug 2018
Woman goes to make tea, finds 5-foot-long snake in kitchen
It was a normal day for Suman Gautam, who lives in Sheetla Colony, Gurugram, till she spotted a five-foot-long Indian rock python in her kitchen.
29 Jul 2018
Govt took several measures to protect tiger habitats: Environment Minister
India has taken several measures, including bringing out guidelines for tiger safaris to reduce the pressure of eco-tourism, protect tiger habitats, and conserve their population, Union Environment Minister Harsh Vardhan said today on International Tiger Day.
29 Jul 2018
#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.
30 Jun 2018
Mumbai: 55-year-old dies after wasps sting him 100 times
When Pankaj Shah left for his walk around 9:45AM on Wednesday, little could he imagine it would be his last.
23 Jun 2018
WWF-India launches its first-ever comic book about awareness of nature
WWF-India has launched its first-ever comic book for the love of nature and to raise awareness about its protection among children.
02 Jun 2018
Delhi: Newcastle virus returns after 6 years; kills 22 peacocks
Newscastle virus has again hit NCR, after a gap of six years, causing fatal infections in peacocks.
05 May 2018
Mother's Day celebration: Delhi Zoo to open dedicated breastfeeding room
In a unique way to celebrate Mother's Day on May 13, Delhi Zoo will open a room solely dedicated to breastfeeding mothers, as seen in airports.
02 Apr 2018
Her family wanted her married. She went to Antarctic instead
Meena Rajput, a 37-year-old British-Indian woman, is on her way back from a three-month expedition in the Antarctic, documenting its unique wildlife to create earth's largest protected area, an ocean sanctuary.
01 Mar 2018
Only 13% of tiger conservation areas meet global standards: Survey
Only 13% of the tiger conservation areas meet the global standards of an accreditation system, the Conservation Assured | Tiger Standards (CA|TS), said a new survey of current management methodologies at 112 sites located in 11 tiger-range countries, including India, in a shocking new revelation.
15 Dec 2017
Salman releases book on wildlife & irony couldn't contain itself
Once a prime accused in a poaching case, Salman Khan has now launched a book on wildlife written by politician-actor Beena Kak.