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Shailesh Pethe: Serving meals to tigers, whistling to leopards… all in a day’s work – Times of India

Shailesh Pethe is like a kindergarten teacher who ensures that each day his students are in check, looking healthy, getting enough physical and mental stimulation and being loved. But there's one difference. Pethe's students are a lot bigger than human pre-schoolers. So when he stops to grin indulgently at Laxmi, he has to keep a [...]

Leopardess caught from near village, released in Corbett jungles

A leopardess reportedly giving sleepless nights to villagers in the Belpadav area for some time now was captured by the forest department on Thursday. The big cat was later released in the jungles of Corbett national park. The Belpadav forest range officer Santosh Pant informed that the local villagers had informed about a leopard spotted [...]

Lioness found dead in Gujarat’s Gir forest

A lioness was found dead in Gujarat’s Gir forest on Thursday, taking the death toll of big cats since September to 30, officials said. The carcass of the lioness, aged between 9 and 12 years, was found at the Tulsishyam Range of the forest near the border of Amreli district, Chief Conservator of Forests, Junagadh [...]

Jaguars hunt endangered sea turtles in surprising new footage

Watch new episodes of Untamed on Nat Geo WILD.SANTA ROSA NATIONAL PARK, COSTA RICA—It's just after 10:30 p.m. and the Milky Way decorates a moonless sky over Costa Rica’s Playa Nancite, a remote, half-mile-long beach. Surf-size waves crash on the coast as our National Geographic team waits for one of the world’s most mysterious migrations: [...]

Habitat loss: Cat varieties come under threat

There are six types of cats in Odisha out of 16 types found in India. In the whole world, there is no country, where such great variety of cats is seen, which proves that the climate of India as well as Odisha is very favourable for such species. All the cats of the globe are [...]

Endangered wild cat mistaken for ‘young tiger’, causes panic in Greater Noida

A call made on police helpline (100) about a “young tiger” being spotted in Kasna area of Greater Noida on Tuesday sent the police and forest officials on a wild chase. The animal turned out to be a fishing cat, an endangered species that has been sighted after a gap of six years. According to [...]

Mountain Lion Tracked in Southern California Likely Died in Woolsey Fire, Park Says

On the morning of Nov. 9, a wildfire busted out of a small area outside Los Angeles, jumped Highway 101 and ignited the jagged hills of the Santa Monica Mountains. In its fiery path were thousands of homes and residents, and a mountain lion named P-74. It was the last day P-74 was seen alive. [...]

Tiger cub-like rare cat triggers panic in Greater Noida – Times of India

GREATER NOIDA: An endangered wild cat was sighted in a green belt in Sector Pi 3, creating panic among residents due to its resemblance to a tiger cub. The animal — a fishing cat (Prionailurus viverrinus) — was last sighted in Greater Noida in 2012 and is not harmful since it mostly eats fish, according [...]

All the pumas and bobcats tracked near L.A. survived the Woolsey Fire — except one

Southern California’s Woolsey Fire torched nearly all of the Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area, threatening bobcat and mountain lions that researchers are studying with GPS tracking devices. But park rangers have now accounted for all of those GPS-monitored animals in the Los Angeles area, LAist reports — expect for one. P-74, the young mountain [...]

Two more lion cubs found dead in Gir forest, in-fight suspected

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Shailesh Pethe: Serving meals to tigers, whistling to leopards… all in a day’s work – Times of India

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Leopardess caught from near village, released in Corbett jungles

Lion mauls driver to death in Gir forest, injures two others

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