Archive for the 'Wild Life' Category

Tadoba Andhari Tiger Reserve

Tadoba Andheri Tiger Project is one of the famous Tiger reserves in India. The Tadoba National Park is among the India’s 28 Project Tiger Reserve with an area of  623 sq.kms. It is the oldest National Park of Maharashtra situated in the Chandrapur district. Tadoba-Andhari Tiger Reserve includes Tadoba National Park and Andhari wildlife Sanctuary. Tadoba […]

Thursday, December 9th, 2010

West Bengal Elephant population on the rise

The Indian Elephant, Elephas maximus indicus, is one of four subspecies of the Asian Elephant, the largest population of which is found in India. This subspecies is also found in Bangladesh, Bhutan, Cambodia, China, Laos, Peninsular Malaysia, Burma/Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan, Thailand and Vietnam. The other three subspecies of the Asian Elephant are the Sumatran Elephant […]

Friday, December 3rd, 2010

Declaration on Tiger Conservation at Saint petersburg

We reproduce herein the declaration derived at the Tier Summit at St. Petersburg The St. Petersburg Declaration on Tiger Conservation (Saint Petersburg, Russia, November 23, 2010) We, the Heads of the Governments of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh, the Kingdom of Bhutan, the Kingdom of Cambodia, the People’s Republic of China, the Republic of India, […]

Wednesday, December 1st, 2010

Tiger Shot dead in Assam

Once again a healthy eight feet male Panthera Tigris Tigris was killed by Security Personnel. The tiger entered into Nagabandha village in Morigaon district of Assam. It killed a 40 year old woman while she was crossing his path. It again injured a policemen. Local villagers were irked with this news and they chased the […]

Wednesday, November 24th, 2010

The Tiger Summit

For the first time ever, heads of government will come together for a summit that focuses on a non-human species: wild tigers. From November 21 to 24, Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin will host the International Tiger Conservation Forum in St. Petersburg. Representatives from the 13 tiger range countries and high-level representatives from other countries […]

Saturday, November 20th, 2010

Udanti – Sitanadi Sanctuary

The sanctuary with an area of 237.27 sq. km. came into existence in the year 1984. It lies on Raipur – Deobhog state highway on Chhattisgarh – Orissa state border at an elevation of 320 to 370 MSL and at a longitutde of 82.32’E to 82.0’E and latitude 20.0’N to 20.15’N. the temperature ranges from […]

Wednesday, March 17th, 2010

Chilka Lake – Bird Watcher’s Paradise

Chilka lake is the largest salt water coastal lagoon in Asia and 2nd largest in world. This lake is spread in the eastern coastal area India in three districts of Orissa state namely Puri, Ganjam & Khurda. Chilka is the largest watering ground in the Indian Sub-continent for the migratory birds which flock here each […]

Thursday, March 4th, 2010

Jim Corbett National Park – an unfinished journey

Though it was my third trip to the Corbett Park , the charm and excitement has not lessened at all from my previous trips. May be because of the fact that the wildlife here possesses a hypnotic charisma and charm or may be the lust to explore wilderness will keep we human being’s driven forever. […]

Wednesday, February 24th, 2010

Tiger Facts

The largest of the “Cat Family” and presently the most endangered species amongst the big cat, the Tiger is what we are going to explore about. There were originally eight subspecies of tiger, the Javan, the Bali, the Caspian, the Indochinese, the Sumatran, the Bengal, the Siberian, and the South China tiger, The South China […]

Monday, December 21st, 2009

Man Animal Conflict

Three women died and four others, including two children, were injured by an elephant that went berserk in Jalpaiguri district Thursday. The elephant was a Tusker. The incident took place in Kankimari village. All four injured are taken to a nearby district hospital as they sufferred critical injuries. Later, the elephant was chased back into […]

Friday, October 16th, 2009

Anil Kumble – A New Role

The Government of Karnataka appointed Ex India Captain Anil Kumble as the Vice Chairman of the State Wildlife Board. This post is the rank of Minister of State. He will entitled to an official car, salary, assistants, office and residence. In the past, the former leg spinner has raised his voice for wildlife conservation whenever […]

Friday, October 16th, 2009

Bison killed after tranquillizer shot

The Statesman reported that two bison strayed out of the Jaldapara and Chilapata forests respectively, and killed two women and injured several others at Ghoksadanga and Mechbill areas of Cooch Behar district yesterday.

Wednesday, October 14th, 2009

CID to probe Rhino’s death

TOI reported today that a CID team is expected to visit Jaldapara Wildlife Sanctuary today to probe into the incident of killings of two rhinos thereat. Three days ago, poachers killed two rhinos there. On Saturday morning, a bull rhino who had been shot by poachers and then tranquilized by forest guards fell into the […]

Tuesday, October 13th, 2009

National Parks in India – Wiki links

States National Parks of India Andaman & Nicobar Islands Campbell Bay • Galathea • Mahatma Gandhi • Mt. Harriet Island • Middle Button Island • North Button Island • Rani Jhansi • Saddle Peak • South Button Island Andhra Pradesh Kasu Brahmananda Reddy • Mahavir Harina Vanasthali • Mrugavani • Sri Venkateswara Arunachal Pradesh Mouling • Namdapha Assam Dibru-Saikhowa • […]

Tuesday, October 6th, 2009

Thekkady Tragedy

A two-decker boat of state-run Kerala Tourism Development Corporation – Jalakanyaka – has met with accident in Thekkady – part of Periyar Tiger reserve, one of the most hottest tourist destination of Kerala. 26 feared dead already (2 children, 16 woman) (2 from Mumbai & 2 from Tamil Nadu). 76 including boat employees were in […]

Wednesday, September 30th, 2009