From the Field
From shackles to Sugarcane: Lakshmi's Journey to the Wildlife SOS Elephant Rescue Center in Mathura.Wed, 2012-08-29 02:48 | by Anonymous
Lakshmi, in Hindu mythology, is the goddess of wealth. In India she is treated with respect and considered lucky for a house. Unfortunately, Lakshmi the elephant wasn’t lucky. She had spent more than 30 years of her life doing hard labor and being underfed.
Tue, 2012-08-14 03:03 | by Anonymous
Wildlife SOS, currently runs a facility called the Manikdoh Leopard Rescue Center. This center, located a short drive from Mumbai, focuses on providing medical care to orphaned and injured leopards. Some of the leopards live their lives at the facility because they can’t be returned to the wild. Other leopards come in for a short duration for medical treatment and are held until they can be returned to a safe environment. Dr. Read more »
Sat, 2012-08-04 06:55 | by Anonymous
Every bear that comes into our centre has a unique story; one usually filled with trauma and fear. Kaveri’s story was like most other dancing bears, but with so much more pain that it’s a miracle she survived. Despite her painful early years, she has blossomed into a happy bear and flourishes at our rescue centre today.
Thu, 2012-08-02 15:13 | by Nikki
Fri, 2012-07-27 00:32 | by Anonymous
Four years and over 3,200 tweets later, WSOS now has over 10,000 followers! Kartick Satyanarayan, who is usually the voice behind the tweets says, “I started tweeting to keep our supporters updated on our daily challenges and triumphs that we encounter in our work to help wildlife. Read more »
Wed, 2012-07-11 05:27 | by Anonymous
On the morning of 29th June 2012 a very tragic accident was witnessed in Noida, on the outskirts of Delhi. A speeding truck hit two elephants walking without reflectors, killing one elephant and injuring the second elephant severely! The mahouts of both elephants were injured and the truck driver vanished from the crime scene.
Fri, 2012-05-11 22:58 | by Anonymous
Come forth into the light of things, let nature be your teacher- Wordsworth
The himalayan state of Jammu and Kashmir is home to sprawling forests, sadly these forests are rapidly thinning due to biotic pressure caused by population pressure, encroachment, logging and the concrete jungle taking over.
It is heartbreaking to watch, what were once lush green habitat home to numerous wildlife species now becoming sparse forests. Wildlife SOS decided to reintroduce to the students of Kashmir University and the locals of Srinagar, the forests and the goodness of nature. Read more »
Fri, 2012-04-27 00:32 | by Anonymous
Everyone has a fond memory of a play ground where the See-Saw never went up or being a daredevil on the jungle gym was necessary to join the cool gang. The reason we were taken to parks as children was not just for our mothers to get some quiet time. It was also to help improve our mental and physical self. The park made us stronger not just by swinging higher than everyone else, but by teaching us new routes, new tricks, making us plan our play time and pushing us into completing the monkey bars. Read more »