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Pune (Maharashtra) [India], November 20 (ANI): The Pune forest department on Friday have arrested two people and busted a racket smuggling tortoises.
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Hyderabad (Telangana) [India], October 23 (ANI): A female Al-Dabra giant tortoise from the Nehru Zoological Park (NZP) in Hyderabad has been adopted by a four-year-old boy for a period of one year after he visited the park with his parents.
Updated : 4 months, 1 week ago IST
Cachar (Assam) [India], July 29 (ANI): Two people were detained on Tuesday in possession of exotic animals, including one kangaroo, six macaw parrots, three tortoises, and two monkeys at Lailapur Forest, said Jagadish Das, Additional Superintendent of Police, Cachar here on Wednesday.
Updated : 9 months, 3 weeks ago IST
Howrah (West Bengal) [India], Feb 15 (ANI): Three people, including a woman, were on Saturday arrested by Government Railway Police, Howrah and seized 12 tortoises from their possession.
Updated : 1 year ago IST
Chennai (Tamil Nadu) [India], Nov 26 (ANI): Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) intercepted one person who had arrived at Trichy International Airport on November 24 from Guangzhou (China) via Colombo (Sri Lanka), while he was attempting to smuggle live species viz. China Pond tortoise
Hyderabad (Telangana) [India], Nov 18 (ANI): Members of the Commissioner's Task Force, south zone team, working along with forest department officials apprehended one person and seized four primates and a tortoise and turtle from his possession, according to the police on Monday.
Updated : 1 year, 1 month ago IST
Krishna (Andhra Pradesh) [India], Oct 13 (ANI): Andhra police arrested two people and seized over 700 tortoises in Korukollu village of Krishna district on Saturday.
Updated : 1 year, 3 months ago IST
Pobitora (Assam) [India] Sept 4 (ANI): With Assam being home to 20 species of freshwater turtles and tortoises out of 29 species present in India, about 70 hatchlings of the Black Softshell and Indian Softshell turtles which bred in the ponds of two temples in Assam have been released in the
Rajnandgaon (Chhattisgarh) [India], Aug 29 (ANI): The Chhattisgarh Police on Thursday released three tortoises, which were kept in the legal custody from the last four years, into the Shivnath River in Chhattisgarh's Rajnandgaon district.
Updated : 1 year, 4 months ago IST
Vijayawada (Andhra Pradesh) [India], July 30 (ANI): A passenger was nabbed by officials of Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) from Vijayawada Railway Station on Monday and 500 Indian star tortoises were rescued.
Thane (Maharashtra) [India], July 29 (ANI): Heavy rains lashing Maharashtra seems to be taking a toll on animals too.
Updated : 1 year, 7 months ago IST
Washington D.C. [USA], Apr 19 (ANI): Climate change is a factor that might affect the Galapagos or giant tortoise's ability to migrate at the right time, reveals a study. The creatures are known to take the migration routes to look for the right temperature and the right food quality, the