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73-yr-old attacked by tusker in Karnataka's Tumakuru

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Tumakur/UNI: A 73-year-old man sustained serious injuries when a tusker attacked him at Kolihalli in Karnataka's Tumakuru taluk on Monday, forest official said on Monday.
Kaziranga festival postponed for Coronavirus scare
Guwahati/IBNS: As the Assam government sounded Coronavirus alert across the state, the organizers have postponed the first ever Kaziranga Utsav which was slated to take place in the world heritage site from Mar 12 to 15.
Ten new migratory species protected under global wildlife agreement
New York/IBNS: Asian elephants, jaguars and great Indian bustards were among 10 new species added to a global wildlife agreement on Saturday.
Man arrested for poaching endangered snow leopards in Mongolia
Ulan Bator/Xinhua: Mongolian police have arrested a man involved in poaching endangered snow leopards, the country's Ecological Police Department (EPD) said Friday.
Gujarat: Lion found dead in sanctuary area of east Gir forest
Amreli/UNI: The body of an 12 year old lion was found from the Tulsishyam range of Eastern Gir forests in Khambha taluka in Amreli district on Friday.
Gujarat: Farmer attacked, injured by leopard
Junagadh/UNI: A farmer was attacked and injured by a wild leopard while he was working in his farm in Sankhda village under Una taluka of Gir Somnath district in Gujarat on Friday.
Women sitting on bike trampled to death by wild elephants in Jharkhand's Latehar
Latehar/UNI: A group of wild elephants caught a woman who was travelling on a motorcycle and trampled her to death in Aurajharia forest located in East Chipadohar Forest region falling under the Palamu Tiger Reserve in Jharkhand.
Assam: Stray out rhino from Kaziranga creates panic among villagers in Biswanath
Guwahati/IBNS: A full-grown one-horned rhinoceros created panic among the villagers in Assam’s Biswanath district on Monday morning.
Australia launches investigation after dozens of koalas found dead in land-clearing
Sydney/Xinhua/UNI: An investigation has been launched after a distressing land-clearing incident in Australian that has left around 40 koalas dead and another 80 in need of care.
Amid wildfires, Australia likely to kill 10,000 camels
Sydney/IBNS: Stating that the thirsty animals are drinking too much water in the bush fire-hit country, authorities in Australia will start killing thousands of camels in a region of the nation from Wednesday, media reports said.
Over 2,000 koalas feared dead in bushfire crisis in Australia's east: reports
Moscow/Sputnik/UNI: More than 2,000 koalas may have been killed in recent bushfires in Australia’s eastern New South Wales state, with wildlife experts calling for action to save the endangered animals, media reported on Monday, citing a parliamentary inquiry of the state.
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