Eaglenest Wildlife Sanctuary Current Affairs, GK & News
A team of herpetologists (specialized in study of reptiles and amphibians) have discovered a more advanced new species of reddish-brown pit viper from Arunachal Pradesh. Their discovery was published in Russian Journal of Herpetology. About the Viper Scientific Name (of discovered Arunachal pit viper): Trimeresurus arunachalensis. This discovery of new species makes Arunachal Pradesh only ..
Month: Current Affairs - May, 2019
Category: Environment Current Affairs
Topics: Crying Keelback • Eaglenest Wildlife Sanctuary • Himalayan • Horseshoe • Hump-Nosed • Malabar • Reddish-Brown Pit Viper • Russian Journal of Herpetology • Trimeresurus arunachalensis • Vipers • West Kameng district
Singchung Bugun Village Community Reserve win India Biodiversity Award 2018 in “Conservation of wildlife species” category
The Singchung Bugun Community Reserve (SBVCR), an NGO from West Kameng district of Arunachal Pradesh, has won the India Biodiversity Award 2018 in the “Conservation of wildlife species” category for its efforts in conserving rare wildlife resources in the area. The award was conferred by the National Biodiversity Authority (NBA) and presented by the Union ..
“Bompu”: A New Frog Species Discovered in Arunachal Pradesh A new frog species discovered in Eagle Nest Wildlife sanctuary at Sessa in West Kameng district of Arunachal Pradesh in a survey conducted as part of Eagle Nest Biodiversity Project with support of the state forest department Bompu was the name given to the frog after ..