A sloth bear named ‘Dhutru’ was rescued from Lahan Municipality-13, Siraha district on October 21. It was captivated for entertainment purpose.

SIRAHA, June 6: More than a dozen endangered vultures are spotted at Balankhola in the district. The grey vultures are found here for two weeks, said a local Lalit Gupta.

KATHMANDU, Oct 12: The Central Investigation Bureau (CIB) of Nepal Police has nabbed two persons with endangered pangolin scales, commonly known as Salak, from Balaju in Kathmandu on Thursday.

TIKAPUR, Sept 7: Just a decade ago, dolphins were easily spotted in five various rivers of Kailali. There were many dolphins in Karnali, Mohana, Patharaiya, Kanda and Kandra rivers.Of late, however, the numbers of dolphins has significantly diminished. People can hardly spot dolphins in these rivers these days.

KATHMANDU, Aug 20: Nepal has handed over the second and final pair of the endangered one-horn rhino named Soltini and Mitini to China on August 17 and has been flown to Shanghai on a cargo plane.

DHANUSHA, April 14: The National Language Commission has launched a campaign to save the Magahi language that is facing an existential crisis.

After a shocking number of deaths among North Atlantic right whales last year, no new births have been recorded so far this year, moving them ever closer to extinction.

Two held with endangered animal skin

November 3, 2017 15:56 pm

KATHMANDU, Nov 3: The police have arrested Dawa Sherpa (21) and Saden Sherpa (26) with skins of tiger and red panda. The duo was awaiting potential buyers at Yellow Gumba of Nagarjun-2 when the Metropolitan Police Division-Swayambhu arrested them on Thursday.

TIKAPUR, Oct 23: Villagers of Bhajani VDC of Kailali district recently found an endangered Indian pangolin and safely released the rare animal in the nearby forest. The locals said they were excited to see the endangered mammal in their village after a long time.

MYAGDI, August 28: Locals of Gurja in Dhaulagiri Rural Municipality until recent used to hunt the endangered red pandas due to lack of awareness and identification.  Later, conservation campaigns conducted by various organizations made them realize the importance this rare species.

JARKOT June 17: The white-rumped vulture, an endangered species, has been spotted in Jajarkot district. The species of the scavenger that was disappeared from sight for the past two years, spotted again at Barekot Rural Municipality-1, said Gobinda Singh, life-time member of the Bird Conservation Nepal (BCN) and vet technician at the District Livestock Office.

Endangered python found in paddy field

October 18, 2016 09:13 am

KANCHANPUR, Oct 18: An endangered species of python was found at Musepani locality of Bedkot Municipality – 6 in Kanchanpur on Monday.

DANG, Oct 18: Tek Bahadur KC and Mukta Bahadur Thapa were recently caught by Nepal Police for possessing animal parts. The duo was held by a police team deployed by the regional office of Crime Investigation Bureau. KC and Thapa were in possession of a bag with tiger skin when they were spotted at a hotel at 11 pm in Lalmatiya of Deukhuri.

HONOLULU, Sept 5: Decades of conservation work in China have paid off for the giant panda, whose status was upgraded Sunday from "endangered" to "vulnerable" due to a population rebound, officials said.

BANEPA, July 13: A conservation effort targeting the endangered wetland areas in Kavrepalanchowk is being undertaken in coordination between the Community Forest Consumer Group and District Forest Office.

POKHARA, July 4: Researchers of National Trust for Nature Conservation (NTNC) have spotted some endangered species at Bhimthang Valley in Thochhe VDC of Manang district.

KATHMANDU, June 30: All confiscated body parts and trophies of endangered animals from across the country have been sent to Tikauli and Kasara of Chitwan district for DNA barcoding.

GULARIYA (Bardiya), June 25: Number of endangered wild species of Nepal, Krishna Shar, has increased to 257 in the Krishna Shar Conservation Area Khairapur.