Mammals of Asia Current Affairs, GK & News

Researchers sees inests of grizzled giant squirrel (Ratufa macroura) at Pakkamalai Reserve Forests

For the first time, researchers have recently sighted nests of the grizzled giant squirrel (Ratufa macroura) at Pakkamalai Reserve Forests near Gingee (Tamil Nadu) in the Eastern Ghats. It is an endangered species listed under Schedule I of the Wildlife Protection Act of 1972. The grizzled giant squirrel is usually known to nest in the ..

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Poachers kill hibernating bear

A hibernating bear and her pubs were killed brutally. The video was released by the Alska Department of Public Safety. The bear and her pubs were drawn out of their den while they were hibernating and killed. The IUCN puts the brown bears as Least Concerned meaning the species is not under any threat. But ..

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Odisha launches drive to bust an international smuggling racket of pangolin

The Odisha police has launched a drive to bust an international syndicate that peddles “endangered” pangolin, one of the world’s most illegally traded mammals. Through Mutual Legal Assistance Treaty (MLAT), the Odisha police will crack the international pangolin smuggling racket. MLAT is an agreement between nations to exchange information or provide legal assistance for enforcing ..

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