Animals

Monsoon flooding kills at least 173 across South Asia

Aug 14, 2017

Heavy monsoon rains have devastated large swaths of northeastern India, southern Nepal and Bangladesh, killing at least 173 people, displacing or stranding millions and washing away vital crops

Human-wildlife conflict in India: 1 human killed every day

Aug 1, 2017

A deadly conflict is underway between India's growing masses and its wildlife, with data showing that around one person has been killed every day for the past three years by roaming tigers or rampaging elephants

Police patrol for poachers as animals flee flooding in India

Jul 10, 2017

Police are patrolling for poachers as rhinoceros, deer and buffalo move to higher ground to escape floods in Kaziranga National Park in northeast India

Indian fishermen try new nets for healthier oceans

Jun 3, 2017

Indian fishermen say they're seeing positive change since they switched nets to allow small fish to escape and maintain breeding population

Rangers try to rescue wild elephant in India's northeast

May 24, 2017

Indian veterinarians are treating a 10-year-old wild elephant with an injured leg to help it escape from a marshy area where it has been stuck for at least five days

Wasp nests removed in Sri Lanka ahead of Indian PM visit

May 10, 2017

Sri Lankan authorities has taken steps to remove thousands of wasps to avoid a possible attack during this week's visit of Indian prime minister Narendra Modi in the country's tea-growing region

Poachers kill rare one-horned rhino in southern Nepal forest

Apr 9, 2017

Authorities are searching for poachers who killed a rare one-horned rhinoceros in the forests of southern Nepal and cut off the horn

Girl found living with monkeys in Indian forest

Apr 6, 2017

Indian police are reviewing reports of missing children to try to identify a girl who was found living in a forest with a group of monkeys

Leopard briefly shuts down Nepal's international airport

Apr 3, 2017

Nepal's only international airport has been briefly shut down after a leopard was spotted on the runway

Crackdown creates meat shortage in most populous India state

Mar 27, 2017

India's most populous state is running out of meat, with the government cracking down on illegal slaughterhouses and meat shops

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