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Most Endangered Bird’s Breeding Location Found

Wildlife researchers have found a breeding location for the 'Masked Finfoot' along the Memay river in the Kulen Promtep Wildlife Sanctuary in Cambodia. The masked...

GST on Banned Wildlife Products Shocked Many

In the new General Service Tax (GST) regime, there has been a tax imposed on the products that are actually banned under the Wildlife...

Scientists Found Chameleon Species in Congo

Researchers from University of Texas at El Paso (UTEP) have found three new species of chameleons in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. The reptile...

World’s Oldest Fossil Mushroom Found

The world’s oldest fossil mushroom has been discovered in Brazil. The mushroom has been named Gondwanagaricites magnificus and belongs to the Agaricales order. According to researchers,...

Six New Species of Freshwater Crabs Found

Scientists have discovered six new species of freshwater crabs in (Kerala) Western Ghats of India. The Western Ghats in India is a biodiversity hot spot...

New Species of Flying Squirrel Discovered

Scientists have discovered a new species of flying squirrel in North America. They are distributed from Alaska to Honduras. It is known as Humboldt’s flying squirrel,...

New Species Added to Indian Biodiversity

Indian government has released a information about the new species of Plants and Animals that has been found in last year. Animal Discoveries, New Species...

Punjab Allows Shooting of Crop-Damaging Animals

Punjab State Wildlife Board meeting chaired by Chief Minister Amarinder Singh has allowed short-term permits for shooting crop-damaging animals like wild boar and roz. Punjab...

New Bustard Breeding Centre in India

The Gujarat state government is setting up a breeding centre for great Indian bustards (GIB) at Naliya in Kutch. This will be the first...

New Fish Species Named After Singer Enya

Scientists have named a new species of fish from the Orinoco River after Irish singer and songwriter Enya. Leporinus enyae is the name given to...

Earth is Entering Sixth Mass Extinction

For years, scientists have warned that Earth is entering it sixth mass extinction — an era in which three-quarters of all species die off...

Poaching of Asian Geckos Increased in India

Geckos are lizards belonging to the infraorder Gekkota, found in warm climates throughout the world. They range from 1.6 to 60 cm (0.64 to...