Sun, 2011-10-09 21:07 | by Kate
"Following years of horrific cruelty, elephant Bhola is happy again – thanks to help from British vets. The five-tonne bull was regularly whipped and beaten with an iron rod by his owners. It left him sightless – blind in one eye, with a cataract in the
Sun, 2011-10-09 20:52 | by Kate
Sun, 2011-10-09 20:34 | by Kate
Bhola the 45 year old male elephant came in with more injuries than some soldiers returning from battle. Hit by a truck, it was several months before he could recover from injuries to the trunk, spine, back and shoulders. Read more »
Sun, 2011-10-09 20:13 | by Kate
“Champa” - The word means a sanguine, brilliantly fragrant flower. Not so off the mark for the gentle elephant, Champa.
Champa spent her entire life, one of slavery, working even with tumours on her legs, internal injuries and as an object to be utilized for tourism, so her owner could be rich! When we rescued Champa, we wanted not to ‘own’ her, but to give her a childhood back. Read more »
Thu, 2011-10-06 01:40 | by Anonymous
One breezy October morning saw hundreds of people gather on Nelson Mandela Road.They were witnessing a first of its kind! A seven foot python snake was spotted on a tree.
Frantic calls started pouring into the Wildlife SOS Helpline all explaining how the python was on a compound wall. Read more »