Wildlife photographer saves  a lion bitten by a cobra

A lion fell unconscious after being bitten by a venomous black cobra in Masai Mara National Reserve stretched along the Tanzanian border adjacent to the Serengeti- a photographer’s and naturalist’s paradise- in Narok, Kenya, Africa. The forest officials rushed to the spot as soon as they knew about the incident. The rescue team included Dileep…

Climate Change: Species to shrink by 23 per cent by 2100

The University of Cambridge said mammals, birds  and amphibians globally could lose 23 per cent of their natural habitat range due to climate change and land by 2100. The species have lost an average of 18 per cent of their natural habitat. The latest study analysed changes in. the geographical range of 16, 919 species…

Elephant awaiting extra-long tusk trimming

An elephant Vallabhan purchased from Palakkad in2002 by local residents and gifted to Malayinkeezhy Sreekrishnaswamy temple in Kerala, south India, neither able to take food nor hold his head high literally after the tusks grew heavier and 1.5m extra-long. He is awaiting tusk trimming. The 26-year-old elephant while lying down, the tusks rub against the…

Wild elephants tramples an eight-year-old

“ A herd of elephants from the Chattisgarh, in Uttar Pradesh, India, lost its way to the Jarha forest on Sunday night and inadvertently attacked a house, and trampled an 8-year-old girl” according to  Mohammed Zaheer Mirza,  a divisional forest officer.

Eric the Parrot saves his master from a fire

Anton Nguyen an Australian from Brisbane, Queensland,  was saved by his pet parrot who woke him up from his bed as his two-storey house caught fire on Wednesday. “ I heard a bang and Eric my parrot – he started to yell so I woke up and I smelled a bit of smoke. I grabbed…

Happy World Vegan Day!

Every year on 1st November Vegans around the world celebrate their vegan lifestyle, which is beneficial for the health of human beings and fosters environmental protection as well as the lives of animals. The movement decries all acts of cruelty  and violence against our animal brethren. World Vegan Day was introduced in 1994 by Louise…

Octopus

The octopuses are soft-bodied eight-limbed mollusc of the order of Octopoda with over 300 recognised species and grouped within the class Cephalopoda with squids, cuttlefish, and nautiloids. The global species from the Western Atlantic, eastern Atlantic extends from the Mediterranean Sea and the Southern coast of England to Senegal in Africa, including the Azores, Canary…

Wild elephant killed after being fed a firecracker filled pineapple

A wild 15-year-old elephant was fed with firecracker-filled pineapple by an unknown assailant, as it entered a nearby village to forage for food last month in a remote valley in the Attappadi forest in South India. Indian wildlife officials are mourning the death of a pregnant wild elephant after the pineapple exploded in her mouth.…

2000-year-old cat discovered in Peru

  The figure of a relaxing cat has been discovered in the Nazca desert in Peru. The Nazca lines, a UNESCO World Heritage site, is home to designs on the ground – known as Geoglyphs – created 2000 years ago. Scientists believe that this cat was created by making depressions in the desert floor leaving…