Species in News: Mudhol hound

Context News reports on Thursday (August 18) said Mudhol hounds, a breed of hunting dogs native to north Karnataka, could ...
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Species in News: Tasmanian Tiger

Context Scientists in the US and Australia have embarked on a $15-million project to resurrect the thylacine or Tasmanian Tiger, ...
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Species in News: Megalodon

Context Using fossil evidence to create a three-dimensional model, researchers have found new evidence about the life of one of ...
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Snow Leopard and its prey species

Context The study under National Mission on Himalayan Studies revealed a strong link between habitat use by Snow Leopard and its ...
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Species in News: Marine flatworms

Context Marine researchers record a new marine flatworm in Rushikonda beach of Visakhapatnam, the first such documented record of the ...
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Singalila National Park

Context The Singalila National Park, the highest protected area in West Bengal, will soon get new denizens. A zoo in ...
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Species in News: Nairobi flies

Context Around 100 students of an engineering college in East Sikkim have reported skin infections after coming in contact with ...
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Azooxanthellate Corals

Context New species of azooxanthellate corals were found from the waters of the Andaman and Nicobar Islands for the first ...
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Invasive weed 17 plants stifling Kaziranga park

Context A Vitamin D3-rich weed and a shrub with roots that wild boars love to gorge on are among the 18 ...
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Species in News: Spiny Horntail

Context Dragonfly enthusiasts have recorded the presence of a rare dragonfly, Spiny Horntail that was hitherto unseen in the State ...
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A giant tortoise species Chelonoidis phantasticus

Context A giant tortoise, found alive in 2019, has been confirmed to belong a Galápagos species long believed extinct. About ...
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Money spider discovered at Wayanad Wildlife Sanctuary

Context Money spiders, commonly found in European meadows, have been reported for the first time in the country from the Muthanga ...
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Why are wolves endangered in India?

Context With only 3,100 wolves remaining in India, they could be the next to disappear. About Indian Grey Wolf The ...
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Lion-tailed Macaque

Context Lion-tailed Macaque are shy, fruit-eating primates. You can find them only in the rainforests of India’s western ghats. About ...
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The complexities of introducing African cheetahs to India

Context The African cheetahs, which became extinct in India after Independence, is all set to return with the Union Government ...
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