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Chamaleo Zeylanicus (Indian Chameleon) @ ghats of Ooty

Chamaleo Zeylanicus (Indian Chameleon) @ ghats of Ooty | Wildlife News in India | Scoop.it
Chamaleo Zeylanicus - Indian Chameleon is found here, Srilanka and other parts of Asia. The reptile's feet are split into two claspers (to clasp). A long tongue, independent eye movement and the ability to change colour characterizes this animal.
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One More Disturbing Story. Leopard shot dead after injuring 13.

One More Disturbing Story. Leopard shot dead after injuring 13. | Wildlife News in India | Scoop.it
DIBRUGARH: A male leopard was killed by security personnel after it went on a rampage and injured several people in an Oil India Limited colony in Duliajan on Sunday. P Shiv Kumar, divisional forest...
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Assam Times - Gibbon Conservation training to forest staff

Assam Times - Gibbon Conservation training to forest staff | Wildlife News in India | Scoop.it
Gibbon Conservation training to forest staff...

 

Aaranyak & Gibbon Conservation Centre in collaboration with Assam Forest Department, Arunachal Pradesh Forest Department with the financial support from US Fish & Wildlife Service are organising week long training programme for the foresters of Assam and Arunachal Pradesh in five batches during the year 2012.

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Bos Gaurus @ Periyar Tiger Reserve

Bos Gaurus @ Periyar Tiger Reserve | Wildlife News in India | Scoop.it
Bos Gaurus the largest bovine on earth is seen in plenty at Periyar Tiger Reserve. So much so that sighting of these wild animals is almost a surety for everyone. Mid of this year I had the opportunity to sight these giants at very close quarters.
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Bos Gaurus are often reffered as Bison in India, which is wrong. These gentle giants are seen in plenty at Periyar

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The Hindu : Cities / Delhi : A restaurant for vultures

The Hindu : Cities / Delhi : A restaurant for vultures | Wildlife News in India | Scoop.it

The Gadchiroli forest division has come up with the unique idea of feeding the scavenger population to save them from the brink of extinction.

 

With the winged scavengers teetering on the brink of extinction, innovative measures are being undertaken to save the vultures. In a bid to conserve the fast dwindling vulture population, Gadchiroli forest division has established ‘Vulture Restaurants'. These restaurants are located strategically with a regular supply of safe food by collecting dead animals from local people.

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