ITAHARI, Aug 13: Traces of Anthrax virus has been found in Koshi Tappu Wild Life Reserve. Anthrax can be found naturally in soil and commonly affects domestic and wild animals around the world and it is found for the first time here.
DHADING, April 19: Although the transaction of livestock is allowed, it is not legal to give any kind of torture to animals while taking them from one place to another. However, buffaloes and goats that are delivered to Kathmandu and other cities from Dhading are treated inhumanely by traders.
Over the past 500 years, hundreds animals’ species have become extinct – they have disappeared from Earth for ever. In many cases this is because the animals have been haunted by humans, or the areas where they lived have been destroyed.
Sagar Giri has been a wildlife photographer for nearly four years now and although he isn’t a full time photographer, he is passionate about what he does. Having grown up with his zoologist father, Giri spent a large chunk of his childhood outdoors.
RUSSIA, Dec 28: A lion that escaped from an airport, a crocodile found at a rubbish dump and an elk attacked by stray dogs -- all these animals have found refuge in an unusual private shelter in Russia.
You may have assumed that most major cosmetics companies were on board with alternatives to cruelty to animals, but there are some that still pay to poison and kill. It isn’t always easy to know which brands are completely cruelty-free. For instance, L’Oréal, which doesn’t test on animals in the United States, pays for deadly testing in China, where archaic and painful experiments on animals are required for cosmetics.
KATHMANDU, July 22: The never-ending debate on whether animals should be held in captivity or let free has been a subject of arguments among animal rights activists, and park officials. In Nepal, the Central Zoo is the only authorized body that scrutinizes the status of animals in captivity.
KATHMANDU, June 26: On June 14, at about 3:30 in the morning, Kiran Shrestha, 18, and Sundar Khadka, 21, were travelling on a motorbike from Thimi to Sallaghari when they suddenly encountered a cow lying prostrate in the middle of the road.
KATHMANDU May 9: The Nepal Forum of Environmental Journalists (NEFEJ) has appealed to the stakeholders concerned to take stern actions by probing into the aquatic animal's destruction along with fish in Andhikhola (river) near Galyang of Syangja district.
KATHMANDU, Dec4: The opening ceremony of the 10th Asia For Animals Conference was held on Monday at Hotel Yak & Yeti, Durbar Marg. The Asia for Animals Coalition brought together 23 of the world’s leading animal welfare organizations who shared major focus on improving conditions for animals in Asia.
TIKAPUR, August 4: At least two dozens of domesticated animals were killed in Ward-10 of Ghodaghodi Municipality in Kailali as the flood faced by the Kandra river flowed through the human settlement area earlier today.
CHITWAN/MAHENDRANAGAR, July 29: Tigers don’t recognize boundaries nor are patriotic. They are wild and for them jungle is their home - be it Nepali or India. Officials at the Chitwan National Park (CNP) say that it is common among wildlife on both sides of border to travel across the borders. “Tigers are wild animals. They are not bound to human made borders,” said Baburam Lamichhane, a senior officer at the CNP.
ITAHARI, March 21: Lalo Mandal, 50, of Kuswaha-4, Sunsari, who was attacked by a wild elephant that had strayed into his village from the Koshi Tappu wildlife Reserve (KTWR) a month ago, succumbed to his injuries on Monday.
KATHMANDU, July 22: Lawmakers have expressed reservations about the Bill formulated to amend the National Parks and Wildlife Conservation Act, 2029 proposing a provision allowing wild animals to be raised as pets.
CHITWAN, June 26: Minister for Forest and Soil Conservation Agni Prasad Sapkota today inspected the storage of body parts of various wild animals in the Armed Forest Guard Training Centre at Tikauli and Chitwan National Park Office in Chitwan.
BHAKTAPUR, June 19: The District Livestock Office, Bhaktapur, Livestock Welfare Society, Help Animal India and Vet for Your Pet have jointly installed the reflectors on the stray animals along the Kathmandu-Bhaktapur road section.