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Released bear thrives in his new home

By Resham Beri

Remember the radio collared sloth bear that was rescued by Wildlife SOS and released back in Suhelwa Wildlife Sanctuary in Uttar Pradesh?  Well, we call him SB01 for purpose of our record keeping and research.  Here's an update on what SB01 has been up to for the past few months. Read more »

Crocodile rescued from wildlife smugglers

By Resham Beri

In a one of a kind rescue and release operation, The Uttar Pradesh Forest Department and Wildlife SOS released a young marsh crocodile in its natural habitat at the National Chambal Sanctuary.  Delhi Wildlife Department and Wildlife SOS confiscated the crocodile some months back from wildlife smugglers who were intercepted at the Delhi Railway Station on a tipoff. Read more »

Emotions depicted via brushes

By  Tahir Gazanfar

An inter school painting competition was held at the Kashmir Harvard Educational Institute, Habak, Naseembagh.  The event was organized by Wildlife SOS in collaboration with the Department of Wildlife Protection J and K in which about 150 students from 20 different schools of the valley participated. Read more »

A new life for Shakir

By Steffi Joseph

"And there's always a way to begin with."-Autumn Doughton Read more »

Hundreds of birds rescued

By Steffi Joseph

In a historic rescue effort, over 300 birds were saved from the disaster that Cyclone Phailin caused in Andhra Pradesh and Odisha.  The disaster relief team was led by two veterinarians, Dr. Sanath and Dr. Yshesh and one wildlife biologist, Mr. Sagar.  They provided first aid and veterinary care for hundreds of rescued birds, mainly Asian open bill Storks.

The Wildlife SOS cyclone relief team were first deployed in Andhra Pradesh to save distressed animals trapped in the disasters areas. Read more »

Rakhee Sharma does a little bit of everything

Rakhee Sharma has been overseeing the Kalandar rehab program for the past 7 years.  Her day starts bright and earlier, usually around 5 AM and she doesn't stop until almost midnight.  Find out more about the woman who has helped thousands of Kalandar men, women and children. Read more »

A journey of two moon bear cubs in photos

Over two years ago, two young moon bears were rescued from the trunk of a Chinar tree.  The two orphaned bears were then turned over to Wildlife SOS.

In the hands of our caring staff they were nurtured back to health.  They were also named Raja and Zara.

At the rescue center the cubs grew strong by climbing up the logs, playing on the swings and swimming in the ponds. Read more »

Meet Jaya

By Resham Beri

Jaya is a full grown adult female leopard.  As a cub she was playful, imaginative and loving and these qualities have remained with her as an adult.  Watching her grow up with her sister Jiya has shown us what acrobatic, marvelously dexterous and affectionate animals leopards can be.   Read more »

The Debate Competition during Wildlife Week

Wildlife SOS held a series of events during Wildlife Week that ran from October 2nd through the 8th.  One of the most anticipated competitions was that in 'debate.' There were 25 students who took on the challenge of debating "Roles of a students in wildlife conservation."

Their views were intruiging and we were impressed with the thoughtfullness of all the students.  Unfortunately, the judges had to choose just a few winners for the day.  Here are are few photos from this memorable event. Read more »

Meet Rajbir

By Resham Beri and Steffi Joseph

Rajbir Singh is the coordinator of the Wildlife SOS Helpline Unit and has been responsible for saving the lives of several people and animals at the same time.  His job is to ensure that the helpline is manned around the clock and to ensure quick reponses to calls based on the urgency of the situation. Read more »