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Over 37-kg tortoise rescued in Thakurgaon

A tortoise weighing about one maund (just over 37 kg) has been rescued from Tamlai area of Pirganj upazila of Thakurgaon

A huge tortoise rescued in Thakurgaon

Nearly 900,000 pangolins trafficked in Southeast Asia: Watchdog

Nearly 900,000 pangolins are believed to have been trafficked across Southeast Asia in the past two decades, a wildlife watchdog said Thursday, highlighting the challenge in tackling the illicit ...

Nearly 900,000 pangolins trafficked in Southeast Asia: Watchdog

New virus detected in Bangladesh

A new virus has been detected in Bangladesh, officials have confirmed.The International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh (icddr,b) has found this virus on a person.At least one and ...

New virus detected in Bangladesh

5 Endangered black rhinos shifted to Rwanda from Czech zoo

Five critically endangered eastern black rhinos were on Monday successfully relocated to Rwanda's Akagera National Park after a long journey from the Czech Republic, park officials said.The arrival ...

5 Endangered black rhinos shifted to Rwanda from Czech zoo

Why humans love some species, loathe others

The Chinese giant salamander, the largest amphibian in the world, is not cute.Weighing as much as an adult human, it has slimy brown skin, a giant mouth curled to a gormless grin, and puny, ...

Why humans love some species, loathe others

Cocoa pesticides threat Bolivian bees existence

High up in the Bolivian cloud forest, a woman tends to her bees, smoker in hand, working from hive to hive under a canopy of leaves to delicately gather panels of honeycomb. It's a bucolic scene that ...

Cocoa pesticides threat Bolivian bees existence

Orca mimics human speech

Her head above water, Wikie the killer whale looks at the human trainer next to her pool, listens, then loudly vocalises: “Hello.”It is not a perfect imitation, but, astonishingly, ...

Orca mimics human speech
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