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100 mahaseers implanted with radio transmitters


100 golden and chocolate Mahaseers, both of which are freshwater fishes of the Himalayan rivers, have been successfully implanted with radio transmitters, which will help conservationists understand its migration, habitat and baseline population. The transmitters are coded radio tags programmed to emit a coded signal every three seconds and lasts …

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Bhutan to have Tiger and Cat Research Center


The construction of a Regional Center for Tiger and Cat Research has begun in the south central border town of Gelephu. “Bhutan with more than 70 per cent forest cover and with more than 50 per cent under protected areas in the form of National Parks and Biological Corridors offers …

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