All the five species of sea turtles occurring in India, including the Olive Ridley turtles, are legally protected under Schedule I of the Wildlife Protection Act, 1972.
A global team of scientists analysed almost 300 biodiversity hotspots - places with exceptionally high numbers of animal and plant species - on land and at sea.
Four rescue centres have been proposed for different geographical areas like Pinjore in the north, Bhopal in Central India, Guwahati in northeast India and Hyderabad in South India.
The tiger had preyed on numerous domestic animals at Ozhakkody, Muthirery, Makkikkolli and Vellarippalam areas trigerring protests by the local people.
Unlike other famous Australian animals such as the koala or kangaroo, the beaver-like platypus is rarely seen in the wild due to its reclusive nature.
From lion-tailed macaque in the Western Ghats of India to Sangai, subspecies of brow-antlered deer that holds cultural significance in Manipur, here are some wildlife sanctuaries worth visiting.
Wildlife plays an important role for the earth, as it scientifically balances the environment and ensures harmonious co-existence among beings.
Political parties, religious organisations and farmers’ unions are organising street marches in Wayanad these days raising just one demand: Repeal the plan to establish Ecological Sensitive Zones.
Lions entering populated places in Junagadh city is not uncommon and residents feel a sense of pride at such occurrences, as it symbolises human-wildlife mutual coexistence.
PETA India swung into action after it received complaints of the illegal pig jallikattu, in which people resorted to various forms of harmful behaviour towards pigs.