From the Field
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 »
Wed, 2011-09-14 12:19 | by Kate
To spot a porcupine in Delhi's vanishing forests is a rare sight, but to spot a swimming porcupine is even rarer! Read more »
Fri, 2011-04-29 22:59 | by Kate
It's hard to believe, but it has been a year since Champa arrived at Elephant Haven. Before being taken in by Wildlife SOS, Champa spent far too many years as a working elephant, and we are so pleased to be able to provide her with a comfortable retirement.
Here are a few details about Champa's new life, as told by Baiju Raj from Wildlife SOS: Read more »
Wed, 2011-04-20 23:52 | by Anonymous
Following on the steps of the Small Indian Civet, rarely found (in Delhi), the Wildlife SOS Delhi Helpline team has now rescued the equally uncommon Glossy-Bellied Racer Snake, the Bronze Backed Tree Snake and a Yellow Monitor Lizard.
All three species are uncommon to the Delhi terrain and hence their rescue from the busy West, South and North Delhi areas has made for some interesting times at the Wildlife SOS Delhi Rescue Centre.
Wed, 2011-04-06 06:16 | by Santosh
While a Leopard was burnt alive outside Corbett National Park and another brutally battered to death outside Delhi not so very long ago, Wildlife SOS successfully rescued another Leopard from a 25 feet deep well in village Dholwad, 50kms away from the Junnar Leopard Rescue Centre in Maharshtra. Read more »
Tue, 2011-04-05 03:08 | by Santosh
A rescue call from the Jamia Islamia university led the Wildlife SOS Rescue Team to a rarely found Small Indian Civet. Reported from one of the IT department rooms in Jamia Islamia university, it was sitting inside a cavity above the parapet inside the room and had been spotted numerous times. Read more »
Wildlife SOS presents Reptile Conservation, Awareness & Protection session as part of ‘SYNAPSE’, at Miranda house.Wed, 2011-02-23 12:09 | by Anonymous