Greater Flamingo’s dies electrocuted

Almost 400 Greater Famingos, who came from Siberia after covering thousands of miles to breed in the warm marches of the Khadir region in Kutch have been electrocuted to death as reported by the TOI today. Although the Official counting stood at 130, the locals estimated the death to be much more than that. Mostly, […]

Thursday, December 1st, 2011

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

Tiger Teasing

The Union environment and forest ministry has found Maharashtra agriculture minister Balasaheb Thorat guilty of “molesting and teasing” a tiger when he entered a zoo cage and patted it in Nagpur last Saturday. Shocked by the incident, the ministry had demanded a report from the zoo authorities as the minister had violated the law. Thorat, […]

Wednesday, August 19th, 2009