Pangolin, the world’s most trafficked mammal, is shy and nocturnal in nature. It curls-up and becomes stationary when it sees other animals, humans or any objects. Usually at dark, because of its peculiar behaviors, there have been increased incidents of pangolins being stumped by heavy vehicles likes trucks, where these vehicles travel round the clock to and from Katari through Lekhani of Udayapur district.
CARACAS, Sept 26: As America’s smallest wild cat, the kodkod, nears extinction, Chilean activists, together with National Geographic, to create a conservation plan, the Institute of Ecology and Biodiversity (IEB) reported Tuesday.
ILAM, Sept. 6: Different schools in Ilam district have incorporated the contents about red panda in the course book as a part of their attempts to conserve the endangered species. The schools that are located near the habitats of red panda have commenced the classes about red panda to aware the students about the world's endangered species.
KATHMANDU, Aug 12: At a time schools and colleges are happy teaching foreign languages, fueling massive brain drain from the country, no attention is being paid to preserve local dialects that are central to the survival of various ethnic cultures.
KATHMANDU, Aug 3: At a time when universities, colleges and private education institutes are vigorously promoting foreign languages, no one seems to be concerned about saving Nepal's diverse local dialects that are on the verge of disappearing.
POKHARA, July 29: Rupa Lake, an attraction for tourists to the south-east of Pokhara, is at the high risk of extinction as various factors like human encroachment and uncontrolled spread of invasive plant species have threatened its existence and beauty.