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9 January, 2019 2:37 AM Sharks Force Closure Of 2 Popular Australia Beaches

Local residents at Brighton Le Sands beach in Sydney spotted a three-metre shark, cruising around within a netted area which is intended to keep bathers separating from wildlife. Two popular Australian beaches have been temporarily closed after sharks were spotted nearby, one of which was just metres from shore, within what was supposed to be a shark-free 127

5 January, 2019 12:19 PM Runaway Leopard Returns To Bengal Wildlife Park After Escape

A runaway leopard which escaped from an safari park in West Bengal on New Year's Day has been recaptured after a massive search operation, an official said on Saturday. Wildlife authorities had deployed drones, trained elephants and set up traps with live bait to find the big cat after it escaped the park located in the foothills of the Himalayas, 557 kilometres 146

4 January, 2019 5:55 PM Nine-Feet-Long Python Rescued Near Delhi Secretariat

A nine-foot long Indian Rock Python was rescued today morning from the vicinity of the Delhi Secretariat, said a wildlife NGO. The python was sighted in the green fringes of the neighbourhood and people immediately informed the nearest police control room, which in turn contacted Wildlife SOS for assistance. A two-member team from the NGO arrived at the location 108

4 January, 2019 1:19 PM Missing leopard finds its way back to Siliguri's Bengal Safari Park

The Leopard Safari enclosure is spread over close to 50 acres and has four leopards. SILIGURI: In an encouraging development, male leopard Sachin - which went missing from Bengal Safari Park on New Year's Day - found its way back to the wildlife park. Hoping that the leopard finds it way back home in search of food, employees of the Bengal Safari Park had kept the main gate of the leopard 158

2 January, 2019 5:10 AM Leopard escapes from safari park in Siliguri, visitors left alarmed

They came to see wild animals but visitors at the Bengal Safari Park were left praying that they don't come face-to-face with them after a leopard managed to escape from its enclosure. The incident took place on Tuesday when forest officials noticed that one of the leopards in the park was not in its enclosure. Visitors at the park were stopped from entering 167

29 November, 2018 11:25 AM Gir Lioness Found Dead; Big Cat Death Toll Climbs To 30 Since September

"A preliminary investigation has revealed that the feline died due to natural causes. There were no injury marks on the carcass," says official. A lioness was found dead in Gujarat's Gir forest today, taking the death toll of big cats to 30 since September, the officials said. The carcass of the lioness, aged between 9 and 12 years, was found at the Tulsishyam 72

29 November, 2018 1:27 AM US Man Secretly Fed Bears For A Decade 'To Keep Them Safe', Say Officials

The bears had caused "thousand of dollars of property damage" to homes, officials said. For 10 years, a Virginia man has been secretly feeding bears "to keep them safe from poachers" - a violation of the state's "bear no-feeding" law, wildlife authorities say. But they say they recently cracked the mysterious case in the Shenandoah region's Warren County 96

25 November, 2018 1:33 PM 2 Lion Cubs Found Dead In Gir, Officials Suspect Infighting

Two lion cubs were found dead in different parts of Gujarat's Gir forest on Sunday, a forest department official said. Chief Conservator of Forests (Junagadh Wildlife Circle) DT Vasavada said both the cubs, found in Paniya and Savarkundla ranges of Gir forest, possibly died of infighting and the carcasses had been sent for post mortem. In the case of the cub found 119

23 October, 2018 12:02 PM Supreme Court slams brake on construction of all-weather road in Gangotri, Kedarnath

Zee News correspondent Sandeep Gusai reports that the SC has asked state and central governments to submit their replies in the matter by November 15. New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Tuesday issued a stay order on the construction of an all-weather double-lane road project in the upper reaches of Uttarakhand. The project, reportedly worth Rs 12,000 crore 159

16 October, 2018 9:52 AM Bear Cub With Head Stuck In Jar Freed After 3 Days

On Sunday, wildlife officials in Maryland, USA, managed to free a bear cub that was first spotted with its head stuck in a plastic jar three days ago. BBC reports that the black bear cub, nicknamed "Buckethead", was tranquilised and relieved of its discomfort in front of a crowd at a festival in McHenry. Forest rangers had tracked the 45-kg male bear cub for three 112