Crystal Crown

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Wolves are living on the outskirts of Paris, wildlife groups claim

The howling of wolves could soon become a common sound in the countryside around Paris if the animals continue their relentless spread across France, according to wildlife groups who say at least three wolves have set up home near the capital.<p>The discovery last month of two deer carcasses in the …

Truth or lies: A neuroscientist’s guide to assessing what’s true on the Internet

mross@bayareanewsgroup.com<p>Conflicting data: it’s everywhere these days. So are slick arguments, half-truths and outright lies.<p>In checking your …

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India puts Gujarat lions on trial after three people killed

<b>Officials in India have "arrested" 18 lions as they try to find a man eater suspected of killing three people.</b><p>Forest officials in Gujarat state will test the lions' prints and excrement in an attempt to identify the killer.<p>The "guilty lion" will be kept in a zoo for life while the others will be …

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Why Are Uttarakhand’s Leopards Turning Into Man-Eaters?

<i>Leopards in Uttarakhand have killed 16 and injured about two dozen people until April 2016– an average of one kill every week. So, why are the</i> …

Woman injured in leopard attack

<b>MANSEHRA:</b> A woman was injured when a leopard attacked her in a remote village of Ghanol, Mansehra on Monday. A police official said Gul Janay Bibi, …

Human — Leopard Conflict; Lessons from Junnar, Maharashtra

<i>In many parts of India, leopards live in close proximity to human habitations with surprisingly low levels of conflict. They are capable of living</i> …

Leopards have lost nearly 75 percent of their historic range, first-of-its-kind global analysis indicates

Findings from a new study challenge assumptions about leopards' status, including particularly worrying declines in Asia. Researchers suggest that …

How Maharashtra plans to mitigate man-animal conflict in Junnar with a leopard safari

The Maharashtra State Forest department seems to be on a spree to set up leopard safaris across the state. After announcing a leopard safari each at …

Wildlife Institute to survey man-animal conflict in U’khand | dehradun

A top wildlife research institute will survey growing man-animal conflict including the frequent run-ins with leopards that have killed hundreds of …

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India lion attacks: Pride caged after Gujarat killings

<b>Forestry officials in India have caught and caged 13 Asiatic lions in western India after at least three people were killed by them.</b><p>The pride of lions was rounded up after a teenager was dragged from his village, killed and partially eaten.<p>Two other people have also been killed in the last two …

Tunnel to save leopards: Russia diverts highway underground to protect endangered species

A tunnel, specifically designed to preserve the near-extinct Amur leopard population, has been built in Russia’s Far East. With the highway that used …

National park officials teach Mumbai to live with the wild

As night falls on the lush forests of the Sanjay Gandhi National Park in Borivali, the entry for all other vehicles is curtailed in the area. Only …

Man leopard conflict healthy ends in Yamuna Nagar ( Haryana ) - Naresh Kadyan

Man leopard conflict in Yamuna Nagar ( Haryana )

When Human-Leopard Conflict Turns Deadly: A Cross-Country Situational Analysis

Human-Leopard conflict and solutions

Media orientation camp on human leopard conflict mitigation by Wildlife Trust of India & DSWF

Maharashtra comes out with action plan to curb man-leopard conflict

The state forest department is ready with a first-of-its-kind detailed action plan for dealing with leopards outside Protected Areas. The plan has …

The leopards of Mumbai: life and death among the city's 'living ghosts'

<i>Hawa hawa oh hawa …</i> a 90s Hindi hit blares from the radio in Kusum’s mud house. “I play music till 1am every day,” says the elderly lady. She says she is not much of a music fan - but her loud playlist keeps the leopards away. Meanwhile, just down the road, 35-year-old Dilip Changverlekar recently …

Leopards not stray or conflict animals, reside along with human beings, find researchers

<b>Kolkata:</b> Outside their protected areas, leopards often reside in human habitats, but avoid encounters with people, a new study shows.<p>Some researchers …

Solving the big cat problem: An expert view on the man-cat conflict in India

If you take the statistics of the last five years, there has been a series of tragic events in the lives of leopards and tigers. Scores of them have …

Forest department rescues leopard that strayed into a Hardwar storeroom

Panic gripped the residents of Hardwar’s Kankhal area on Wednesday as a leopard strayed into the busy residential area.<p>The feline, aged about 4 to 6, …

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Human-leopard conflict: big cats losing battle for survival

<i>An estimated 60 leopards are killed in Uttarakhand and Himachal Pradesh each year</i><p>The Indian leopard is reclusive by nature. But of late it is …

Leopard Conflict On The Rise

Photo: Suvamoy Changder.<p><i>India’s ‘leopard problem’ is a chronicle of a crisis foretold. Kailash Sankhala, the first Director of Project Tiger had</i> …

Wild Leopards Prowl Very Close to Human Homes

In the first-ever real-time tracking of leopard populations in India, researchers have determined that the big cats are surprisingly fearless when it …

Tiger Conservation Forces Leopards into Human Territory

There are a mere 3,000 tigers left in the entire world, but while conservationists scramble to save this endangered animal, they are leaving leopards …