Wildlife Crime News

21 February 2017

Three leopard skins seized in Champawat; 1 held...

India:  The special operation group (SOG) of Champawat police has arrested an alleged poacher and recovered three leopard skins, worth…

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20 February 2017

In poll season, 15 leopard skins seized in Uttarakhand...

India: Fifteen leopard skins were seized in 50 days in Uttarakhand this year, showing a spike in smuggling of animal…

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20 February 2017

Five poachers held at Nagarahole...

India: Forest officials have arrested five people who were poaching wild animals by laying a trap at Nagarahole Tiger Reserve…

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19 February 2017

Three held for poaching rare deer in Jaisalmer...

India: The police and forest department on Friday arrested three persons for poaching two rare species of deer in Mohangarh…

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19 February 2017

Leopard beaten to death, burnt in Gujarat village...

India: Injured in a leopard attack, a farm labourer and his friends allegedly beat up the carnivore to death with…

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19 February 2017

Lankan woman nabbed with 11Kgs of pangolin scales...

Sri Lanka: A Sri Lankan woman was arrested with 11 kilograms of pangolin scales by the airport customs officers last…

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17 February 2017

Task Force opens fire, one smuggler nabbed...

India: A combing party of the Red Sanders Anti Smuggling Task Force (RSASTF) opened two rounds of fire reportedly to…

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16 February 2017

Three carcasses of jungle cats seized...

India: Three carcasses of Jungle cats (Felis Chaus), categorised under schedule-II of the Wildlife Protection Act-1972, were found by forest…

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