Zebrafish experiments

In Kerala, India, Thiruvananthapuram medical college has started experiments using Zebrafish for medical researches, which was initiated to avoid the use of rats and rabbits. Normally, the cause of diseases, functions, and side effects of medicines are experimented on on rats and rabbits in the anatomy wing, taking up to 6 months to complete, while…

Fruit vendor stabs a cow  in the abdomen for eating his papaya

  A fruit vendor in Raigad, Maharashtra, India, was arrested for allegedly stabbing a cow after the bovine ate papaya from his cart. As per local police who acted after receiving a complaint from the cow owner,  the arrested accused, identified as Taufiq Bashir Mujawar, stabbed the cow in its abdomen and limbs in a…

Two male jumbos fight over a female

Two male elephants in Thailand got into a fight over mating rights with a female elephant. The wild jumbo even had a physical clash during their week-long standoff. Apparently, a truce was reached on Sunday. Male elephants often fight over dominance. Two jumbos in Thailand appeared to have made up with each other by a…

Irwin’s image of bushfire biodiversity depiciting loss caused by the detrimental impacts of climate change, habitat loss, and pollution wisn Wildlife photographer of the year

Robert Irwin’s drone capturing a dramatic bird’s-eye view depicting the destruction wreaked by a bushfire in Northern Australia wins the Wildlife Photographer of the Year People’s Choice Award 2020.  Robert Irwin, son of the late conservation activist Steve Irwin is a wildlife photographer and children’s TV personality, whose drone image was taken in Cape York,…

Rajasthan declares  20 elephants for  tourist rides at Amer Fort

The Rajasthan Government ordered the removal of 20 medically unfit elephants from tourist rides at Amer Fort in Jaipur, the pink city. Three elephants have tested positive for tuberculosis, while 11 elephants have impaired vision, along with other ailments. Their medical tests were conducted in July 2020, as 4 elephants have already died at Amer…

Nano-chameleon discovered in Madagascar

Two tiny lizards, one male Brookesia nana, or nano-chameleon a body of just 13.5mm, with its length from top to tail only 22mm, the other female 29mm were discovered by a German-Madagascan expedition team in Madagascar.  This makes the smallest of about 11, 500 known species of reptiles according to the Bavarian State Collection of…

Cub grooming

Three-month-old cub during an early morning grooming session in the Masai Mara in Kenya. Mark Boyd, the director of the conservation group Safari Collection Footprint Foundation took these photos at Sala’s Camp.

Wild elephant set on fire succumbs to injuries.

  A wild elephant who had roamed around the Masinagudi village for eight months searching for  food and water had died after a tyre set on fire got caught on its ear. The villagers set fire to a rubber tyre and hurled it at the elephant in an effort to chase it away form their…

Elephant counted and monitored using Anti-poaching monitoring satellite

The pictures emerging from an Earth-observation satellite orbiting 372 miles ( 600km) above the planet’s surface could allow up to 5, 000 km²  of elephant habitat to be surveyed on a single cloud-free day. All the laborious elephant counting is done via machine learning – a computer algorithm trained to identify elephants in a variety…

Dog fatally attacks deer in Richmond Park

Alfie, a dog relentlessly savaged a red deer who had to be put down, in London’s Richmond Park,  A warning has been issued by Royal Parks Police and urging dog owners to keep dogs on leads, as cases of pets worrying deep in London’s eight royal parks have shot up during the pandemic lockdown. On…