Researchers at IIT Bombay discover the role of environmental resources, genes and mating in species in the development of new species in the same area, challenging the traditional view that new species can develop only in distinct geographies.

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Bengaluru
19 Oct 2020

(a) Shola reedtail (Protosticta sholai) [Image credits: K. A. Subramanian]; (b) blue-legged reedtail (Protosticta cyanofemora) [Image credits: Shantanu Joshi]; (c) Myristica reedtail (Protosticta myristicaensis) [Image credits: Shantanu Joshi]

Bengaluru
1 Jun 2020

A study published in the journal Scientific Reports probes the evolutionary relationship between cheetahs.

Kolkata
30 Jul 2019

In a first effort, researchers at the Zoological Survey of India have mapped the habitat of the Indian Grey Wolves in eastern India, particularly in the Lower Gangetic Plains and Chotta Nagpur Plateau to identify suitable habitats and minimize human-wolf conflicts.

Bengaluru
2 Dec 2019

In a recent study, scientists from the Zoological Survey of India, Kolkata, have found a new species of earth-boring dung beetle in the Tawang district of Arunachal Pradesh during one of their field expeditions. Named after the district it was discovered in, Enoplotrupes tawangensis belongs to the family Geotrupidae.

Bengaluru
29 Aug 2019

Researchers from the Zoological Survey of India describe a new species of bee Melitta indica from Uttarakhand, India

Odisha
14 May 2019

Researchers from the Natural History Museum, London, Wayanad Wild, the Wildlife Institute of India, Nature, Environment and Wildlife Society, and the Zoological Survey of India discover a new species of vine snake Ahaetulla laudankia in Odisha, India.

Dehradun
8 Jun 2018

Researchers from the Wildlife Institute of India (WII), Zoological Survey of India (ZSI) and North Orissa University discover two new species of frog.