Himachal Pradesh sterilizes monkeys to check their population

SHIMLA - The unrestricted growth of simian population in Shimla has forced the authorities to step- in, to control its numbers.

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Monkeys are poll issue in Himachal

SHIMLA - The incarnation of god Hanuman for some, but crop destroyers and a big nuisance for farmers, monkeys are turning out to be a major election issue in Himachal Pradesh this time.

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Bar-headed geese shot dead in Himachal Pradesh

SHIMLA - Two migratory birds have been shot dead near a world-famous wetlands in Himachal Pradesh, wildlife officials said here Sunday.

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Wetlands getting choked by hyacinth, pollutants

SHIMLA - Wetlands in Punjab and Himachal Pradesh, home to many beautiful and rare birds and other animals, are shrinking gradually threatened by unchecked hyacinth growth, siltation and pollutants dumped in the waters by towns that have sprung up nearby.

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20 migratory birds found dead in Himachal Pradesh

SHIMLA - Twenty migratory birds were found dead near Himachal Pradesh’s internationally recognised Pong Dam wetlands Friday but the authorities ruled out any symptom of bird flu in them.

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Search on for a turtle species in Himachal Pradesh (With Image)

SHIMLA - A search is on at a Himachal Pradesh sanctuary for a species of turtle not earlier known to be found in the state after scientists here made a chance discovery of its carcass.

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New snake species found in Himachal Pradesh

SHIMLA - A new species of blind snake has been discovered for the first time in Himachal Pradesh, with a 287 mm long specimen having 25 rows of scales around its shiny dark brown body found from a village in the state’s Mandi district.

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