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A New Life for Lakshmi

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Finding ways for bears and people to live in harmony.

How does one live in harmony with bears?

That is the question that the Wildlife SOS-Kashmir team is trying to resolve.  Kashmir, situated in the northernmost part of India is not only known for its beautiful landscapes, it is also renowned for its rich biodiversity.  This includes the Asiatic black bear, sometimes known as the moon bear.  Read more »

One woman's quest to help wildlife

Snehal Bhavsar has been relentless for the past 30 years in her efforts to help wildlife.  Her specialty has become working to save reptiles and she is internationally known as a crocodile expert.  She runs the Gujarat SPCA which Wildlife SOS proudly provides financial assistance for.  She recently squeezed time in her busy schedule for an interview.  We hope you are as inspired as we are with what one person can do to protect wildlife. Read more »

A sloth bear is radio collared and then released back into the wild

By Resham Beri

New Delhi, 4 July 2013:  In a first of its kind, the Uttarh Pradesh Forest Department facilitated the release of a sloth bear in the Suhelwa Wildlife Sanctuary in Eastern Uttarh Pradesh. Read more »

A historical rescue

By Resham Beri

In a
historic rescue effort, the first ever of its kind in India, a mule stranded on a rocky out crop surrounded by swirling flood waters near Sonprayag in Uttarakhand for over 3 weeks was rescued using a helicopter and flown to safety by Delhi based NGO's Wildlife SOS and Friendicoes SECA.
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HOLLYWOOD & BOLLYWOOD STARS AMITABH BACHCHAN, KEN WAHL, & THE BARBI TWINS APPEAL FOR HELP TO RESCUE BEGGING STREET ELEPHANTS

Iconic celebrities from around the world like the Barbi Twins are now asking people to help working and performing elephants like Bijlee who past away Sunday morning near Mumbai, India.

It was legendary Bollywood actor Amitabh Bachchan who essentially launched this campaign through an appeal to animal welfarist to come to the aid of one suffering begging street elephant last week that started this movement.


It was legendary Bollywood actor Amitabh Bachchan who essentially launched this campaign through an appeal to animal welfarist to come to the aid of one suffering begging street elephant last week that started this movement.

New Delhi, Uttar Pradesh,

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Meet Manoj, our bear cook

As many of you know, in our work to solve the 'dancing bear problem in India, we worked with the Kalandar people to find alternative livelihoods, one that did not include exploiting animals.  In many cases we were able to employ some of the Kalandar people to work at various tasks at our rescue facilities.  We would like to introduce you to one of our team members, Manoj Kalandar, who has come from a Kalandar community that used to dance bears. Read more »

Endangered gharials released

Photo not of gharial, but of juvenile mugger crocodile!

By Dr. Jordan Schaul

Last week we received great news from the Forest Department, Uttar Pradesh State (UPFD).  A cluth of critically endangered gharials have hatched under the care of UPFD according to the Department's Deputy Conservator of Forests Sujoy Banerjee. Read more »

The Race to Save Bijlee