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Amid wildfires, Australia likely to kill 10,000 camels

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Sydney/IBNS: Stating that the thirsty animals are drinking too much water in the bush fire-hit country, authorities in Australia will start killing thousands of camels in a region of the nation from Wednesday, media reports said.
Over 2,000 koalas feared dead in bushfire crisis in Australia's east: reports
Moscow/Sputnik/UNI: More than 2,000 koalas may have been killed in recent bushfires in Australia’s eastern New South Wales state, with wildlife experts calling for action to save the endangered animals, media reported on Monday, citing a parliamentary inquiry of the state.
Javan Rhino increases to 72 in latest count
Jakarta/IBNS: Indonesia’s Ministry of Environment and Forestry has announced that the world’s only remaining population of Javan rhinos has increased to 72 individuals in Ujung Kulon National Park (UKNP).
Creating fake rhino horn with horse hair to help in saving the endangered rhino: Study
London/IBNS: Scientists from the University of Oxford and Fudan University, Shanghai, have invented a way to create fake rhino horn using horse hair. Published today in Scientific Report they hope their method will provide a blueprint to create credible fakes that could eventually flood a market which has decimated the wild rhino population.
Engineering student hurt in leopard attack in Guwahati
Guwahati/IBNS: An engineering student was injured after he was attacked by two full-grown leopards in Guwahati last night.
Nagaland DC sets up Task Force to protect Amur Falcon
Kohima/UNI: The Deputy Commissioner of Mon district of Nagaland Thavaseelan K has set up a Joint Task Force for the protection of the visiting migratory bird Amur Falcon to the district.
Within a week after its capture, rogue elephant 'Laden' dies in Assam forest department's ...
Guwahati/IBNS: A killer elephant named ‘Laden’, captured by a forest team led by an Assam BJP MLA, died at Orang National Park on Sunday.
Assam: Indian army-forest personnel rescue elephant calf and mother from a water tank
Guwahati/IBNS : Indian army and Assam forest department have jointly rescued an elephant calf and her mother from a water tank located inside an army camp in Guwahati on Sunday morning.
K'taka Forest dept to install fox lights to end human-elephant conflict
Chmarajanagaa/UNI: The Karnataka Forest Department proposes to install automated flashlights of varying colours in its bid to reduce human-elephant conflict along the forest periphery.
Assam: 'Laden' finally captured
Guwahati/IBNS: Osama Bin Laden may have been killed by the US Navy SEALs eight years back, but his name continued to terrorise in some parts of Assam and finally Laden of the northeast state has been captured.
Gujarat: One more leopard caught from area close to Gir forests
Junagadh, Nov 11 (UNI) One more leopard has been caught by forest department on Monday from the areas in Visavadar taluka of Junagadh district in Gujarat where several incidents of attacks by such beasts on human beings had taken place in recent times.
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