Park director Shiv Kumar said: “It appears the tiger strayed into a human settlement area to escape the floods and now appears very tired. We are preparing to tranquillise the tiger.”
Pakistan’s prominent animal rights activist, Anila Umair said, 'Stop animal cruelty, the animals in Pakistan are suffering a lot in pet markets, zoos, strays animals on the streets, etc. There are no laws and rights for these animals.'
A skeletal 70-year-old elephant has been withdrawn from a high-profile annual Buddhist pageant in Sri Lanka following a social media firestorm against parading the feeble animal.
The chief custodian of the Temple of the Tooth — which organises the event — Pradeep Nilanga Dela said Tikiri would not be part of Wednesday's grand finale, involving dozens of jumbos.
The protest “#VoicefortheVoiceless: a peaceful demonstration against animal cruelty” took place outside the Islamabad Zoo on August 10th, 2019.
According to a statement released by the authority, a group of individuals of a Gulf country nationality were caught attempting to smuggle into the UAE, nine birds from the hornbill family species, and eight Siamese crocodiles (Crocodylus siamensi).
The recent tiger census in India found tiger numbers at 2,967 — more than 30% in four years (2,226), raising hopes for the survival of the endangered species four years ago. This means an increase of 741 tigers in the last four years because of the conservation initiatives taken by the Centre and state
In upsetting undercover footage, a huntsman is seen taking terrified fox cubs out of a small cage and carrying them to a kennel, using a stick with a noose attached. The little foxes scream as they are taken to the kennel. There, they are thrown to a pack of hounds that had been whipped into a frenzy.
The government of Denmark will buy the country's last four circus elephants in order to retire them, a minister said on Saturday, as more countries move to shield wild animals from the practice.
Four buildings in the area where the snake was last seen have been evacuated with residents in the surrounding area told to shut all doors and windows. Local authorities said the evacuated buildings will "remain locked and we will be regularly checking for any trace of the snake."