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Thane forest department

Leopard rescued from Andheri building

The rescue operation lasted for almost three hours after which the leopard was tranquilised and taken to Sanjay Gandhi National Park.

02 Apr 2019 2:34 AM

Forest dept finds 28 snares inside Film City, 6 arrested

Following inspection by the forest department, 28 snares were found inside the film city premises.

08 Jan 2019 4:59 AM

State forest dept saves more than 100 exotic turtles

These animals were found being illegally sold or kept in the captivity in various parts of the city.

27 Jul 2018 2:44 AM

Forest officials head for Assam to nab smuggler

The fake permit the accused was carrying was made in the name of Assam Forest Dept.

24 Jun 2017 1:39 AM

In a first, Now an app to locate and rescue snakes

The department has started work towards building the app and will ask rescuers to click.

26 May 2017 1:43 AM


Boy attacked by leopard, suffers chest injuries

Ritesh stays at Marol and had come along with his parents to his uncle’s place to attend a wedding on Sunday.

17 May 2017 2:30 AM

Third notice issued to TV show producers over use of cobra

The show allegedly used a cobra, a protected reptile, in one of its shoots last October.

22 Apr 2017 1:43 AM

Forest department holds seminar to prevent snake bite cases

The department aims to conduct series of such seminars not only in the city but also on its outskirts.

11 Apr 2017 1:09 AM

Man’s 'best friend' puts its life in line, fights a leopard

The residents in the area said that the dogs managed to scare the leopard.

02 Mar 2017 2:27 AM

Monkey freed from guard who ‘sexually abused’ her

No action has been taken against the watchman as results of the medical tests on the monkey are awaited.

25 Feb 2017 3:11 AM


Television series used real snake, say forensic reports

The spectacled cobra is not only a venomous snake, it is also a protected species.

03 Feb 2017 4:32 AM

License of two tuskers cancelled

The TFD on January 21 gave a transit permit to elephant owners for them to shift the two animals from Kharghar to Mulund.

25 Jan 2017 4:08 AM

Officer with stellar record in charge of Thane forest department

Sunil Limaye stood out during his tenure as field director at SGNP before he was transferred to Pune as CCF in 2013.

14 Jan 2017 4:41 AM

Bungling officials delay transit of endangered turtle rescued in Kalyan

According to sources, seeking of mandatory transfer certificate (TC) delayed the process of shifting the turtle to a rescue centre.

19 Dec 2016 5:43 AM

Shil Phata animal welfare centre still to be constructed

There has been no development apart from trees planted in the periphery on August 1, 2016 of the demarcated two acres area.

11 Dec 2016 5:44 AM


Mumbai: Male leopard released after 22 days of captivity

The animal that was declared 'fit to release' by the veterinarian SGNP on November 15 was a guest to the park in one of its cages.

08 Dec 2016 6:46 AM