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Number of Royal Bengal Tiger in Sudarbans exceeds 2011 census estimates

As per a new study conducted in collaboration with World Wildlife Fund For Nature (WWF) and Wildlife Institute of India, the number of Royal Bengal tigers in the four ranges of the Sundarban Tiger Reserve (STR) and the adjoining South 24 Parganas districts is 103 which is more than the estimates of the 2011 census. As ..

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Government mulls to ban trade of peacock feathers

The government is considering banning the trade of peacock feathers to protect the national bird. The population of peacock is said to be declining because of its poaching for feathers, which fetch a good price in national and international markets. In 1991, World Wide Fund for nature had revealed that India was left with only ..

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