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Category archives for: Wildlife

Rare white tiger born at Cuba’s Havana zoo

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Dhaka, 3 May, 2021: Zookeepers at Cuba’s National Zoo in Havana are celebrating the birth of four Bengal tiger cubs, among them, a rare white tiger. The birth of the four striped cubs on March 12 came after trying for 20 years to breed the endangered animals. The cubs were born to Fiona and her mate […]

The wild frontier of animal welfare

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Dhaka, 22 April, 2021: The most emotionally difficult moment in Michelle Graham’s life was when five snakes in her lab died. She had started a doctoral program studying jumping and flying snakes. There are several species of snakes that not only live in trees but can leap heroically from one to the next. Scientists still aren’t […]

Rhino numbers recover, but new threats emerge

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Dhaka, 17 April, 2021: Once abundant across the vast landmass from Myanmar in the east to the Indus in the west, from Nepal in the north down to the Indian state of Madhya Pradesh in the south, the Rhinoceros unicornis, or Indian rhinoceros was pushed to the brink of extinction in the early 20th century. Since […]

24 Animals That Are Going Extinct, and Why It’s Happening

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Dhaka, 3 April 2021: In 2019, the United Nations released a report by the Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES), warning of an “unprecedented” and “dangerous” decline of nature as extinction rates skyrocketed for species around the world. In its report compiling information from 145 experts in 50 countries, IPBES warns, “The average abundance […]

Lawachhara Forest: Rare leopard cat crushed under wheels

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Dhaka, 1 April, 2021: An endangered leopard cat was killed while crossing a road in Jonakichhara area of ​​Lawachhara forest in Moulvibazar's Kamalganj upazila yesterday. The leopard cat died after being crushed under the wheels of a speeding vehicle around 12:00 noon, said Motaleb Hossain, range officer of Wildlife Management and Nature Conservation Department in […]

Is poaching behind low tiger population in Bangladesh?

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Dhaka, March 16, 2021: Between 2000 and 2018, Bangladesh authorities found 44 tigers – almost half the current population – killed by poachers and rescued seven alive. The latest government reports from May put the number of tigers in Bangladesh at 114 – a paltry increase from 106 in 2015. In the same period of […]

World Wildlife Day 2021: These Indian NGOs are helping preserve forests, livelihoods

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Dhaka, 9 March, 2021: Every year on March 3, World Wildlife Day is celebrated to commemorate the adoption of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) by the United Nations. The day aims to raise awareness on flora and fauna. According to CITES, it seeks to shed light on the links […]

World Wildlife Day 2021: History and significance, theme of the year

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Dhaka, 3 March, 2021: World Wildlife Day is observed annually on March 3 to celebrate and raise awareness of the world's flora and fauna. The day is about raising awareness about wildlife and educating yourself and others about the diversity and importance of flora and fauna across the world. In other words, it's the celebration […]

5 RARE ANIMALS TO LOOK FOR IN BANGLADESH

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Dhaka, March 1, 2021: It’s not easy to get out of the traffic of Dhaka, but once you do, the marshy, forested wilderness of Bangladesh is thick. Now, travelers today are unlikely to run across Bangladesh’s most famous animal, the mighty Bengal tiger, but hidden in the swamps and jungles, some very special animals are lurking. Despite […]

Sundarbans: Let’s save our best friend

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Dhaka, 18 February, 2021: The Sundarbans plays a motherly role in protecting Bangladesh from natural disasters. The Sundarbans has become essential to our lives for a variety of reasons. The Sundarbans is the largest delta in the world and one of the longest saline wetlands and a very important ecosystem rich in biodiversity. Its area in […]

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