Wildlife Road Kills On The Rise in India, Shows Official Data

According to official data released by the Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change in India, at least 10 tigers and 36 Asian elephants were killed by speeding vehicles or trains in the country during the three year period from 2014. These figures raise serious concerns as the wild population of tigers and elephants in […]

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New Bush Frog species discovered from Western Ghats of India

Researchers have described a new species of shrub frog Raorchestes ghatei from the Western Ghats of Maharashtra, in India. According to them, the species differs from its close relatives based on a combination of characters including small to medium-sized adult males, snout slightly projecting beyondmouth ventrally, tongue without papilla but with a lingual pit, nuptial […]

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New butterfly species described from Dibang Valley in India

Dibang Valley in the North Eastern State of Arunachal Pradesh in India is gifting many pleasant surprises to butterfly lovers recently. There were two very rare rediscoveries reported from this area in 2012 and now a researcher has described a new butterfly species from this valley of lush greenery. According to a study published in […]

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