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  • Bengal Forest Dept radio collars tiger in Sunderban Tiger Reserve

    Bengal Forest Dept radio collars tiger in Sunderban Tiger Reserve

    Yadav said the Forest department is planning to put satellite radio collars on three more tigers in Sunderbans.

    December 28, 2020
  • Forest dept makes plans to save wild animals from accidents

    Forest dept makes plans to save wild animals from accidents

    State forest minister Rajib Banerjee chaired a meeting with officials of the Railways, West Bengal State Electricity Distribution Company Limited (WBSEDCL), National Highways Authority of India (NHAI), and representatives of tea plantations at the Bengal Safari: North Bengal Wild Animal Park here today.

    September 23, 2020
  • Forest dept officials rescue rare animals during lockdown

    Forest dept officials rescue rare animals during lockdown

    Talking to The Statesman, Milon Kanti Mondal, divisional forest officer (DFO) of Durgapur, said, “In the past few months since the lock down period started in late March, our forest department has rescued and saved nine pythons, two falcons, three eagles, big turtle, three big and rare owls, rare sand boa, krait, cobra, Russel viper , monkey etc. Most were injured. Birds have been treated and released in the dense forest parts.”

    August 13, 2020
  • Concerted effort to save rhinos

    Concerted effort to save rhinos

    An initiative was undertaken by several environmental organisations to help protect Indian rhinos, an endangered species, from poachers and smugglers.

    August 13, 2019