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Wildlife SOS Celebrates A Splendid Wildlife Week At Bhopal

By Roohi Sahay

Wildlife SOS celebrated a Wildlife Week in collaboration with the Madhya Pradesh Forest Department at the Van Vihar National Park, Bhopal, from October 1 to October 7, 2014; an effort by the Delhi based non-charity organization to sensitize the people of Bhopal about the diverse wildlife they co-exist with.  Read more »

Another Rani Amongst Us!!

By Aishuwarya Sudarshan 

Wildlife SOS had just one Rani (“queen” in Hindi,) for a very long time, she was the first bear that we rescued on the Christmas Eve of 2002 and lived up to her name, being the undisputed monarch of her enclosure in the Agra Bear rescue facility. Over the years a few more ‘Ranis’ were rescued but the keepers immediately changed their names so as to allow Rani her privileged title. But then another Rani entered our rescue centre at Bhopal, in Central India, and Chota Rani (or the “smaller queen”) was allowed to keep her name  Read more »

Python rescued from DND flyover

Python rescued from DND flyover

Reptiles hibernate in winter as we all know but contrary to beliefs Reptiles also like to come out occasionally and sun themselves in the mild winter sun.
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Reptile Conservation Program at JNU

Reptile handling at Delhi’s elite Jawaharlal Nehru UniversityWildlife SOS recently organised an awareness and training program in Reptile handling at Delhi’s elite Jawaharlal Nehru University.  Read more »

Bhopal Diary: Education Program

Kalandar Education ProgramIn the year 2006, the Kalandar Education Program took off in Bhopal as part of the Kalandar Rehabilitation Program. Although no stone was left unturned in trying to convince the Kalandars to send their children to school, only one application form was received by the Kalandar Rehabilitation officer Prerna Sharma. Four years later in 2010, 101 Kalandar children in Bhopal are seeking the help of Wildlife S.O.S. Read more »

Bhopal Diary: Kalandar rehabilitation reaches every home of Naya Basera

Bhopal Kalandar Rehabilitation programme
As part of the continued and ongoing Kalandar Rehabilitation programme, this year once again, Wildlife S.O.S. reached out to 40 more Kalandars of Naya Basera village in Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh. With this latest rehabilitation package Wildlife S.O.S. Read more »

Kalandar Rehabilitation efforts reach new high in Chattisgarh State

Kalandar Rehabilitation efforts In an effort to ensure that the recently ended Dancing Bear practice has no reason to rear its ugly head, Wildlife SOS working closely with the District Collector of Bilaspur provided rehabilitation assistance to the last of the Kalandar families in Chorbatti village of Chattisgarh who surrende Read more »

Three former bear dancers start new lives

The three Kalandars who received the Wildlife SOS rehabilitation packagesIn an effort to ensure that the recently ended Dancing Bear practice has no reason to rear its ugly head, Wildlife SOS working closely with the District Collector of Bilaspur provided rehabilitation assistance to the last of the Kalandar families in Chorbatti village of Chattisgarh, all of whom recently surrendered their dancing bears to the State Fo Read more »