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, 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.
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.