Wed, 2013-10-30 20:55 | by Nikki
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 »
Sun, 2013-09-29 11:06 | by Nikki
By Rajesh Bhavsar
This is a photo gallery of a 13 ft. that was rescued in Gujarat in the early morning hours.
One of the rescuers climbed to the ceiling to drop a rope down that was used to secure the mouth. Read more »
Thu, 2013-08-22 11:37 | by Nikki
By Steffi Joseph
Vishwamitir Railway Station, Vadodara, Gujarat had an unusual visitor a few days ago when a 2.5 ft. long crocodile was found sitting comfortably in a water tank at the station. It created panic amonst the travelers and visitors who did not seem very pleased by the intruder's visit. To take control of the situation, Wildlife SOS in collaboration with the Gujarat Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (GSPCA) carried out a rescue operation. Read more »
Mon, 2013-08-12 14:53 | by Nikki
Fifteen years ago, in 1998, a small crocodile was caught at a temple outside of Lalbaug. He was measured to be only 2.5 ft. long and was estimated to be very young. After gathering some basic bio-data, he was released in one of Gujarat's biggest resevoirs called Ajwa. Before he was released, a tag wtith the nuber '25' was placed on his tail.
Tue, 2013-06-25 05:59 | by Nikki
Photo not of gharial, but of juvenile mugger crocodile!
Last week we received great news from the Forest Department, Uttar Pradesh State (UPFD). A cluth of critically endangered gharials have hatched under the care of UPFD according to the Department's Deputy Conservator of Forests Sujoy Banerjee. Read more »
Tue, 2010-10-12 07:25 | by Anonymous
The Madhya Pradesh Forest Department runs a Gharial rearing facility at Deori, Dist. Morena, Madhya Pradesh at the Chambal National Sanctuary. The facility acts as a Gharial conservation and education centre. Every year, after the Gharial nesting season is over, the Gharial eggs are collected from the Chambal Sanctuary and incubated and hatched at the above mentioned centre. Read more »
Wed, 2009-12-02 16:13 | by admin
In an interesting turn of events, two baby crocodiles were rescued from the Nizamuddin Railway Station in New Delhi. They were confiscated from a person who had brought them all the way from Tamil Nadu to sell them. In addition to the two crocodile babies, the man who was arrested as he got off the train (along with his translator) also had in his possession several protected species of snakes.