Early opening of Kaziranga to tourists irks conservationists

The National Tiger Conservation Authority (NTCA) has sought an explanation from the state forest department over its move to open Kaziranga National Park (KNP) for visitors one month ahead of schedule. KNP was thrown open to visitors with fanfare and cultural extravaganza in the presence of forest minister Pramila Rani Brahma, agriculture minister Atul Bora… Read More Early opening of Kaziranga to tourists irks conservationists

Endangered snow leopards love chilly Himalayas

Binghamton’s harsh winter weather is approaching, and no one is happier than Tushar the snow leopard, who lives at the Binghamton Zoo. Also known as Panthera uncia, snow leopards are built for the cold. Their natural habitat range is located in Central Asia, stretching from northwest China to Tibet and the Himalayas where the mountains… Read More Endangered snow leopards love chilly Himalayas