WHO highlighted the risk of direct transmission of emerging infectious diseases to humans who come in contact with bodily fluids of an infected animal.
Forest department shared images of different wild animals quenching their thirst at saucer pits at different locations, on social networking websites on Thursday.
The State government constituted the committee to recommend measures for avoiding the recurrence of human deaths due to tiger attacks.
The research published in the journal of Environmental Research showed despite the known risk of animal to human transmission of disease, there is no clear evidence that the online wildlife trade was discouraged or decreased amid the pandemic.
All animals have the right to live just like us. In many countries, including India, there are strict laws against animal cruelty.
"Our efforts are also aimed at the study of the transmission dynamics of SARS-CoV-2 in domestic and wild animals and control its spread among them."
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The study, published in the journal Animal Behaviour, observed monkeys in the wild to understand what role genetics, diet, social groupings and distance in a social network play when it comes to the microbes found inside an animal's gut.
Photos of poachers skinning the animal went viral on social media earlier this week, leading to outrage.
In a statement here, he said that due to Srisailam and other temples being shut down due to the lockdown and vehicular traffic and pollution coming down due to lockdown, wild animals were freely moving in the forest area, quite frequently coming on to the roads these days.
Chinese health officials have said the virus likely emerged from a market in the central city of Wuhan that sold wild animals as food
In January, SC had allowed the government to introduce the African cheetah to a suitable habitat in the country on an experimental basis
Residents of forest fringe villages and remote areas generate income by gathering the fruits, braving attacks of wild animals in particular sloth bears