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Three held for smuggling wild animal body parts

RAJKOT: The forest department on Saturday busted a smuggling racket of wild animals’ body parts from Mahuva taluka in Bhavnagar and arrested three persons. They seized four animal nails, believed to be of a panther or lion, from the accused identified as Danabhai Devayatabhai Garania (40) and Jilubhai Bhikhabhai Kamliya

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‘Man-eater’ Leopard Captured in Gujarat After Two Week Long Hunt

Dahod (Guj) A leopard, which is suspected to have killed two girls and a woman in Dhanpur forests of Dahod district of Gujarat last month, has been captured, forest department officials said on Friday.
The wild animal was caught near Kotambi village of Dhanpur taluka on Thursday night, they said.
“The

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Karnataka: Anti-climax for Kambala?

The coastal districts of Dakshina Kannada and Udupi are on a Kambala frenzy, but on Friday, the Supreme Court issued notices to the state government, the Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change and the Animal Welfare Board of India after animal rights organisation PETA moved the top court, saying

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Animals Ban In Circuses

Date: 08 dec 2018
Source: https://www.dailypioneer.com/2018/columnists/ban-animals-in-circuses.html
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Deer in Thar Desert fall prey to domestic dogs

In Rajasthan’s Thar desert, nearly 75 per cent of chinkaras (Indian gazelle) fall prey to domestic dogs, according to G.S. Bhardwaj, Chief Conservator of Forests and Field Director of the Sariska Tiger Reserve.
“Most of the mortalities happen in rural areas due to domestic dogs causing direct predation, fear-mediated behavioural

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Leopard pugmarks cause scare near Gandhinagar

AHMEDABAD: There was a scare at Piplaj village near Gandhinagar when pugmarks of a leopard and a cub were discovered on the outskirts of the village. Piplaj is about 50km from the state capital. The worried village sarpanch asked villagers to remain indoors at night and do not allow children to move about in

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Top pet-friendly hotels in India for your pooch

Planning a holiday is much more fun now. You can take your beloved pooch along with you for a vacation with no worries of leaving him back at home! Exciting isn’t it? There are a number of pet-friendly hotels that have come up in India to let your dog have

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NGO helps bring down dog meat trade in Tripura

Pawsome, an NGO of animal lovers, has rescued at least 20 dogs from falling victim to dog meat trade in Tripura. With their work resulting in six arrests, the NGO feels dog smuggling has slowed down here.

“It is horrible that dogs are killed

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