There has been a massive decline in the population of Kashmir’s iconic wildlife species,the Hangul also known as the Kashmir stag.This has been a matter of big concern as conservation efforts have not yielded any significant results so far. Hangul is the state animal of Jammu & Kashmir.It is the only subspecies of red deer… Continue reading Kashmir: Why the Hangul’s future still hangs in the balance?
China has said that the last known female Yangtze giant softshell turtle has died.She was believed to be over 90 years old and died around 24 hours after researchers had tried to artificially inseminate her. This was one of four Yangtze giant softshell turtles known to be remaining in the world.The same zoo also houses… Continue reading Death of rare turtle leaves 3 remaining in the world
Conservationists has found an animal carcass in the Coast of Mexico.They believe that it is of vaquita porpoise,a marine animal.They are classified as critically endangered by the IUCN,with possibly less than 10 alive. The vaquita Porpoise is the world’s smallest cetacean.It is also Known as the “panda of the sea” for the distinctive black circles… Continue reading Critically Endangered Porpoise Found Dead Off Coast of Mexico