First Census of Zanzibar Red Colobus Monkey Completed

WCS scientists recently completed the first-ever range-wide population census of the Zanzibar red colobus monkey (Piliocolobus kirkii). It is an endangered primate found only...

Cheetah as “Endangered” IUCN Red List: Urgent Need

A comprehensive assessment of cheetah populations in southern Africa reveals the dire state of Cheetahs. In a study published, researchers present evidence that low cheetah...

New Species of Marsupial Lion Discovered in Australia

Australian scientists has discovered a new species of marsupial lion which has been extinct for at least 19 million years in the Riversleigh World Heritage...

New Antbird Discovered in Peru

Team of researchers from the Louisiana State University Museum of Natural Science (LSUMNS) visired the extremely remote eastern Cordillera Azul in town of Flor...

Great Horned Owls Killings: Loosing Biodiversity

As per the latest reports, the trading and killing of Great Horned Owls is rampant in Karnataka. There is illegal trading of live owls ...

Committee for Purpose of Control and Supervision of Experiments on Animals

A two-days training programme conducted by the Committee for the Purpose of Control and Supervision of Experiments on Animals (CPCSEA) to ensure that animals...

Biological Name of Fish Correctly Named

Researchers from Japan have identified and clarified the biological name of the world's heaviest bony fish ever caught. The 2,300 kilogram whopper is a Mola...

New Species Discovered in Penang Island

On Malaysia's island state of Penang, a 117-member team of scientists documented flora and fauna from the tops of towering trees to the dark...

New South-Russian Blue Butterfly Discovered

Vladimir Lukhtanov and Alexander Dantchenko discovered butterfly that was named South-Russian blue (Polyommatus australorossicus). It was found flying over the northern slopes of the...

Black-Headed Bunting Sighted First Time in Manipur

A rare migratory bird 'black-headed bunting' was sighted for the first time in Manipur. A single black-headed bunting ( Emberizamelanace phata) was sighted during a study of birds...

‘Operation Save Kurma’ Gets Certificate of Commendation

India has been awarded with the Certificate of Commendation for its exemplary enforcement action in its regional and global effort to combat illegal wildlife...

Conservation of Migratory Species of Wild Animals Meet

The Twelfth Session of the Conference of the Parties to the Convention on the Conservation of Migratory Species of Wild Animals (CMS COP12) took...