Indonesia: Archaeologists find world's oldest animal cave painting

The life-sized picture of a wild pig found in a remote cave is thought to be 45,000 years old.

bbcnews
Jan. 14, 2021 ~2 min

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Why Bhutan's Sakteng wildlife sanctuary is disputed by China

Tiny Bhutan is feeling the squeeze as its giant neighbours China and India vie for territory.

bbcnews
Nov. 25, 2020 ~7 min

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Assam flooding: Several rare rhinos die in India's Kaziranga park

Eight one-horned rhinos have been killed after rains left 85% of the Kaziranga park under water.

BBC Science News • bbcnews
July 19, 2020 ~2 min

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In pictures: Rare solar eclipse darkens Asia on the summer solstice

Skywatchers photographed the "ring of fire", where the moon passes between the Earth and the Sun.

BBC Science News • bbcnews
June 21, 2020 ~1 min

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Endangered cheetahs can return to Indian forests - court

The world's fastest land animal was hunted into extinction in the country more than 70 years ago.

BBC Science News • bbcnews
Jan. 28, 2020 ~3 min

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Chandrayaan 2: What may have gone wrong with India's Moon mission?

The BBC asks former members of India's space agency what went wrong with its most complex mission.

BBC Science News • bbcnews
Sept. 9, 2019 ~4 min

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Chandrayaan-2: India's historic moonshot appears to end in failure

India's space agency lost contact with Chandrayaan-2 shortly before the craft was expected to land.

BBC Science News • bbcnews
Sept. 6, 2019 ~4 min

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Chandrayaan-2: India aims for soft landing on Moon's south pole

India aims to become the first country to make a soft landing on the Moon's south pole.

BBC Science News • bbcnews
Sept. 6, 2019 ~3 min

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Chandrayaan-2: The grand ambitions of India's second Moon mission

India will try to land a rover on the Moon, but how will it get there and why does it matter?

BBC Science News • bbcnews
Sept. 5, 2019 ~7 min

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