Tag Archives: fauna

211 New Species Found in Eastern Himalayas, Walking Fish Tops (Video)

In an initiative, WWF found 211 exciting species including waking blue fish, a frog with blue eyes and a monkey that sneezes as part of its 6-year-long survey of the Eastern Himalayas covering the Northeast region as well. The WWF Living Himalayas Initiative in its final report “Hidden Himalayas: Asia’s Wonderland” said there are 133 plants, 39 invertebrates, 26 fish, ...

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Zoological Survey of India to Celebrate 100th Anniversary Year-Long

Set up by the British Raj 100 years ago, the Zoological Survey of India (ZSI) will celebrate its cenetenary with a year-long program creating awareness and making public participation a part of its wildlife conservation efforts in the country. The completion of 100 years on Wednesday, July 1, 2015 marked the establishment of the ZSI’s predecessor organisation Asiatic Survey in ...

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