From the Field
Mon, 2011-12-26 06:05 | by Anonymous
In a shocking incident on 6th December, the ugly face of illegal wildlife trade in Delhi surfaced again, this time in a large market! At about 8:30 pm, Our Helpline received a tip off about some live wild animals being sold secretly in south Delhi’s INA market.
Just as our rescue team led by Arshad left for the location, we had also alerted the Police Control Room requesting police backup at the location. Read more »
Sun, 2011-11-27 13:36 | by Jon
Two sloth bear brothers lived for several years in a small dark room. Thousands of pairs of eyes stared at them for years at a zoo about 300 kilometers from Bangalore.
Fri, 2011-11-25 19:56 | by Jon
A team of about 20 volunteers from our Australian partners (FTB) Free the
Thu, 2011-11-10 23:52 | by Anonymous
Imagine being bound and gagged with your arms folded behind your back and your feet duct taped tight ! This is how we found Rango at the Delhi International Airport when security cameras spotted a strange movement at the departure terminal! Airport officers were gob smacked to find a long green creature struggling to breathe and contacted our rescue team.
Thu, 2011-11-03 05:27 | by Anonymous
The first time we heard of ‘Gadauli’ village in Uttar Pradesh, a few hours from the Taj Mahal was when we heard about a giant python having moved in! The entire village was abuzz with news of a python who decided to take up residence in their village! Read more »
Wed, 2011-11-02 06:25 | by Anonymous
Our rescue team in Agra received information from the Forest Department that a young Vulture was spotted with a wound on his wing. There was further reason for us to worry! An anonymous caller further said that the local villagers were superstitious about this bird being a bad omen for their village and may club him to death. We had no time to lose and our team rushed to the spot. Read more »
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 »