Odisha Plans To Save Endangered Pangolins From Extinction
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Bhubaneswar, April 9 -- Bhubaneswar: In a bid to save the Pangolins from extinction by gathering more information about their behaviour in the wild, the Odisha Forest Department is all set to set some pangolins from Nandankanan Zoological Park free in jungle with tracking devices embedded in them.
As per reports, the Nandankanan zoo, that had started a captive breeding research centre in their premises in 2008 with six pangolins, now boasts a population of 26 of them. Out of which 5-6 anteaters will be roped in for the research on which sophisticated infra red transmitting devices will be installed to track their habitat, movement, food habits and reproductive behaviour.
All in all, the ambitious project aims to provide more security an...
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