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Salman Khan gets five years jail for killing antelopes

Salman Khan gets five years jail for killing antelopes

Salman Khan, who denied poaching the rare antelopes known as black bucks in 1998, can still appeal his conviction for a crime that has gripped celebrity-obsessed India for decades

Three more Iranian environmentalists arrested: website

Three more Iranian environmentalists arrested: website

Three environmentalists have been detained in Iran, a conservative-linked news website reported late Friday, the latest in a series of arrests of wildlife campaigners in the republic.

Qatar Airways joins USAID routes partnership to Combat wildlife trafficking

Qatar Airways joins USAID routes partnership to Combat wildlife trafficking

Airline increases its commitment to wildlife protection as a signatory to the United for Wildlife Transport Taskforce

Rangers hunt 'man-eating' tiger in central India

Rangers hunt 'man-eating' tiger in central India

The two-year-old female tiger was initially captured in July after killing two villagers and injuring four others in Brahmapuri in Maharashtra state.

White tiger cubs maul keeper to death in India

White tiger cubs maul keeper to death in India

Anji, 40, was killed at Bannerghatta Biological Park on the outskirts of Bengaluru when the two cubs attacked him as he herded them into their enclosure.

Leopard caught after 36 hours on prowl in Indian factory

Leopard caught after 36 hours on prowl in Indian factory

The big cat was spotted on Thursday on CCTV by guards at Maruti Suzuki's manufacturing plant in the town of Manesar, about 40km from the capital New Delhi.

Evidence of one of world's rarest birds found in Australia

Evidence of one of world's rarest birds found in Australia

A feather from one of the most elusive birds in the world has been found in South Australia, the first proof in more than a century that it lives there, wildlife experts said Thursday.

India issues order to kill elephant that crushed 15 people to death

India issues order to kill elephant that crushed 15 people to death

Wildlife rangers and hunters were on the prowl in eastern India to track and kill a rogue elephant that has crushed 15 people to death in a months-long rampage.

Malaysia seizes nearly $1 mn in trafficked wildlife at airport

Malaysia seizes nearly $1 mn in trafficked wildlife at airport

Malaysian authorities seized trafficked ivory tusks and pangolin scales worth nearly $1 million over the weekend, airport customs officials said on Wednesday ...

Zambia arrests 3 Chinese for rhino horn trafficking

Zambia arrests 3 Chinese for rhino horn trafficking

Zambian authorities on Sunday said they had arrested three Chinese nationals and two locals found carrying pieces of rhino horn at the border with Mozambique.

Floods in India's northeast kill 40; endanger rhinos

Floods in India's northeast kill 40; endanger rhinos

Floods in northeast India that have killed at least 40 people and displaced nearly 1.5mn have also inundated a national park that is home to the world's largest concentration of one-horned rhinoceros.

Elephant tramples four to death in southern India

Elephant tramples four to death in southern India

An elephant trampled four people including a 12-year-old girl to death when it rampaged through a village in southern India on Friday, police said.