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Man-Animal Conflict

A specialised geriatric care routine is the need of the hour for the ageing leopard population of leopards. We shed light on the Leopard Rescue Centre in Junnar, Maharashtra, established by Wildlife SOS where the majestic spotted felines live the

Tigers are known for their fortitude and power, elephants for their intelligence. Although stories have been told and heard of the two animals having overpowered each other occasionally, they rarely cross paths. The author shares his account of a rare

Leopards, early from the pen of Jim Corbett to the current connotation of “man-eating leopard”, have reached a different level of interaction with humans.  There are ample reports in which both leopards and humans are usually killing each other when

The sheer adrenaline surge and the following victorious feeling of a tiger sighting after repeated failed attempts to spot the striped feline is a thing to cherish the entire life. “What of the hunting, hunter bold? Brother, the watch was long and

In an instance of man-animal conflict stooping to inhumane grounds, a pregnant elephant died after receiving grave injuries when she bit into a fruit laden with a crude bomb     Try as one might and there can be no known fault of

A new study reveals the impact of leopards on livestock losses and human injuries in a human-use landscape in Maharashtra, India. The impact of leopards (Panthera pardus) on livestock losses and human injuries in a human-use landscape in Maharashtra, India was

Misunderstood, vilified, and viewed as dangerous and destructive, the striped hyena (Hyaena hyaena) is a “near threatened” species a per the IUCN Redlist with a steadily dwindling population.   The Hyena is a ‘near threatened’ species and India is home to 20%

The ubiquitous plastic has been proven to be a menace to both man and animal and is choking life on earth rapidly and steadily. Yet, we continue to bury our heads under the sand and refuse to ban plastic from

Deforestation is correlated with incidents of human-elephant conflict(HEC) says a newly published study. Land-use change provoke incidents of conflict and expose both human and animal population to hazards. The authors opine that this can be the consequence of elephant dispersal

This is heart-wrenching narrative through the eyes of a young tiger is based on a story that was published in the Indian Express in the 1960s. It has been modified to fit in the present day context of poaching and