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‘Latham’s Snipe’ Migratory Bird

Latham’s Snipe shorebird fly non-stop from Japan to Australia twice in a year. The bird takes five days to cover the distance of thousands of kilometres of ocean for their survival. Highlights The migratory shorebird is similar in size to a blackbird. It completes the gruelling migration to warmer climes and prepare itself for its ..

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Blue-finned Mahseer moved out of IUCN red list

According to TATA Power, Blue-finned Mahseer has moved to “least concern” status which was listed in red list of endangered species of International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) earlier. Highlights TATA group is involved in conservation of blue-finned and golden mahseer for 50 years in Lonavala. Golden mahseer is still in danger of going ..

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Pacific football fish

The Pacific Football Fish was recently washed ashore on a California coast. It is usually found in deep sea. Black in colour, it is usually addressed to as “Monster looking fish”. It is very rare to find the fish near the coast or washed away in coastal areas as they live in deep seas. About ..

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IUCN lists Hump-backed Mahseer as Critically Endangered

International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) has listed Hump-backed Mahseer as Critically Endangered in the Red List of Threatened Species. Hump-backed Mahseer The Hump-backed Mahseer is a species of freshwater ray-finned fish and is referred to as tiger of the water. The Hump-backed Mahseer is found only in the Cauvery river basin including Pambar, Kabini and Bhavani ..

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