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Adult female rhino killed by poachers taking the toll to 11 this year

May 18, 2014

Adult female rhino killed by poachers taking the toll to 11 this year

A rhino and a poacher were killed in Kaziranga National Park in Assam today. Forest Department officials said, taking the toll of rhinos killed to 11 this year and three so far this month. #Assam #Brahmaputra #Forest Department #Kaziranga National Park #Rhino #Agratoli range #Debeswari Camp #World heritage site #Ganesh Mili
Rising Rhino toll: Another killed at Kaziranga National Park

May 05, 2014

Rising Rhino toll: Another killed at Kaziranga National Park

The horn was sawn off and taken away by the poachers after gunning down the animal, the officials said. #NewsTracker #Forest Department #Kaziranga National Park #Kaziranga #poachers #Rhino #rhino horn #Rhino killings
Assam govt plotting to kill rhinos to make way for Bangladeshi's: Modi

Mar 31, 2014

Assam govt plotting to kill rhinos to make way for Bangladeshi's: Modi

"Aren't Rhinos the pride of Assam? These days there is a conspiracy to kill it. I am making the allegation very seriously. People sitting in the government...to save Bangladeshis... they are doing this conspiracy to kill rhinos so that the area becomes empty and Bangladeshis can be settled there," Modi said. #Narendra Modi #Assam #TheySaidIt #rhinos #Lok Sabha elections 2014 #Bangladeshi's
Rhino killed in Assam, two poachers gunned down

Mar 27, 2014

Rhino killed in Assam, two poachers gunned down

Poachers killed yet another rhino in Assam's Pabitora wildlife sanctuary Wednesday, even as two poachers were shot dead by forest guards in an operation launched after hearing gunshots inside the sanctuary, officials said. #India #Environment #NewsTracker #Assam #poachers #rhinos #Pabitora National Park #Pabitora wildlife sanctuary

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After losing 24 rhinos, Kaziranga gets just Rs 1 lakh for info on poachers

Sep 18, 2013

After losing 24 rhinos, Kaziranga gets just Rs 1 lakh for info on poachers

With poaching at its peak, Kaziranga receives a princely Rs 1 lakh for intelligence gathering as part of the central assistance worth Rs 9.33 crore for 2013-14. #Government of India #Wildlife #Kaziranga #Tiger reserve #Rhino
From Sariska to Manas, how  we squander second chances

Jan 20, 2013

From Sariska to Manas, how we squander second chances

Why translocate tigers and rhinos to die in forests that lost entire populations in the past if we have not learnt our lessons? #ThatsJustWrong #Tigers #translocate animals #rhinos

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From Sariska to Manas, how  we squander second chances

Jul 31, 2014

Save the Animals

With African rhinos and elephants being killed by the thousands, rangers are stepping up their conservation effort...
From Sariska to Manas, how  we squander second chances

Jul 21, 2014

South African Park Considers Rhino Evacuation

(JOHANNESBURG) — Officials at Kruger park, South Africa’s flagship wildlife reserve, are considering a plan to move some rhinos out of the park in an attempt to protect them from poachers. Kruger spokesman William Mabasa said Monday that no decision ...
From Sariska to Manas, how  we squander second chances

Jul 23, 2014

South African rhino poacher is handed 77 year sentence in prison in one of heaviest ever penalties

The sentencing of Mandla Chauke shows how South African courts are starting to realise the negative impact that poaching has not only on wildlife but also on an economy heavily dependent on tourism...