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Crocs face Extinction Soon Due to Human Expansion: Australian Expert

Many of the world’s 27 species of crocodylians will soon be either totally or locally extinct due to human population expansion and intensive land-use for agriculture depleting the water bodies, which provide succour to crocs, said a University of Queensland researcher. Emeritus Professor Gordon Grigg of UQ says the fact that these reptiles had survived millions of years was no good ...

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Endangered snow leopard noticed first time in Kumaon Hills of Himalayas

Uttarakhand that houses the beautiful Kumaon Himalayas became the talk of town when snow leopard- the most endangered species on earth, was noticed in the Himalayas, thereby disclosing for the first time that these species are still existing. As per the Uttarakhand forest department officials, a camera captured the picture of the snow leopard, thus making it the first recorded ...

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Kaziranga Rhino Conservation Faces Threat from Poachers Again, 9 Killed Since Jan 2015

Kaziranga National Park, home to 2,300 one-horned rhinos in India, is beset with rising poaching incidents in the last three years, reports said. In 2015 alone 9 rhinos have been killed by intruders in Assam’s rhino conservation park that was known for its success to maintain rhino population at a higher level in the past two decades. About 7 rhinos ...

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