General News About Animals and Biodiversity

Impact of climate change

Major New UN Report Finds Climate Change is Severely Impacting Migratory Species of Wild Animals

published on 10 Dec 2023

Seventh cheetah dies in India

Elsa’s opinion: There are several thousands of Indian zoo animals living in appaling, miserable conditions (refer to the “Wildlife -> Zoo” menu). Instead of rehabilitating them in the wild, the government had wasted money on importing animals.

published on 13 Jul 2023

Elephant in chains attacked by wild herd

A chained elephant suffered injuries in an attack by a herd of wild elephants at Edakkurissi, near Mannarkkad, on Saturday. The attack took place around 12.30 a.m. during a routine raid by a herd led by a rogue bull locally named Chullikompan.

published on 20 May 2023

Tiger reserve employees booked for burning dead elephant

Five employees of the Bandhavgarh Tiger Reserve (BTR) in Madhya Pradesh have been booked by the Wildlife Crime Control Bureau (WCCB) team from Delhi and the state wildlife’s Special Task Force (STF) for their alleged involvement in the clandestine burning of a dead wild elephant.

published on 19 May 2023

Third Imported Cheetah Dies in India

In a setback to the cheetah reintroduction project, Daksha, a female cheetah brought from South Africa, died in a confrontation with two male cheetahs at Kuno National Park in Madhya Pradesh’s Sheopur district. This is the third cheetah death in Kuno in the last one-and-a-half months

published on 14 May 2023