Endangered Species

Endangered Species

‘Landmark initiative’ as Bangladesh first to ban vulture-toxic drugs

Ornithologists said this is a landmark initiative to save the small remaining population of Asia’s globally threatened vultures -- an example for others like India, Pakistan, Nepal and Cambodia to ...

‘Landmark initiative’ as Bangladesh first to ban vulture-toxic drugs

Bristled grassbirds are here

There are 10 species of birds in the country that are endangered worldwide. Of them, two species migrate to Bangladesh during the summer due to the grasslands

A bristled grassbird perched on a reed at Kalir Char, Kushtia on 28 August 2020.

Giant panda at US National Zoo gives birth to healthy cub

Giant panda Mei Xiang gave birth to a healthy cub on Friday at the National Zoo in Washington, and immediately began nursing and cuddling the tiny new arrival, animal care staff said

Giant Panda mom Mei Xiang (L) and her cub Bao Bao (R) wrestle in the snow at the Smithsonian National Zoo in Washington on 27 January 2015

Indonesia releases 25 sea turtles rescued in raid on poachers

Indonesian authorities released 25 green turtles into the sea on the island of Bali on Wednesday, returning them to freedom after they were rescued last month during a raid on illegal traffickers.

Turtles are seen being released to the sea from the Indonesia resort island of Bali after over fifty endangered green turtles were rescued from poachers, in Bali province, Indonesia 5 August 2020.

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