In a major judgment over Blackbucks poaching case, the Jodhpur court has framed fresh charges on Saturday against actors Tabu, Neelam, Saif Ali Khan and Sonali Bendre allegedly involved in hunting. Read more
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14 bird species on Red list of endangered in India
According to the to the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) Red List of Threatened Species, a large amount of species of Indian birds, more than 14 species are very close stage of extinction due to illegally hunting, excess use of pesticides result in habitual destruction.
The species of birds those are under critically endangered include Siberian Crane, Bengal Florican, White-rumped Vulture, Indian Vulture, Himalayan Quail, Forest Owlet, Red-headed Vulture, Pink-headed Duck, White-belled Heron, Sociable Lapwing, Christmas Frigatebird, Jerdon’s Courser, and Spoon-billed Sandpiper. Read more