Jackal Research & Translocation Project launched by Wildlife SOS and Archeological Survey of India to protect wildlife in Akbar’s Tomb, AgraSat, 2015-01-31 02:49 | by Nikki
by- Shruti Prabhala
In collaboration with Uttar Pradesh Forest Department and Archaeological Survey of India, Wildlife SOS has launched a wildlife research project to study and translocate 30-35 wild jackals from Akbar’s Tomb in Sikandra, Agra to a safe natural habitat. They feel this initiative is essential as several young Black Buck fawn residents are killed frequently by jackals due to unnatural proximity between these two species created by accidental confinement inside Akbar Tomb premises. Accidently they got trapped inside the 40 acre premises when the monument was ordered to
Mon, 2015-01-12 04:08 | by Nikki
This past year has been an eventful one. We have achieved many victories and conducted successful rescue operations in an attempt to conserve wildlife and educate people on how to deal with wildlife encounters. To coexist with wildlife peacefully is a virtue as human development progressively encroaches on wildlife habitat which in turn increases conflicts between wildlife and the people. As we move into 2015, here is a roundup of our top ten most memorable rescues: Read more »
Tue, 2015-01-06 01:48 | by Nikki
One morning, a family residing in Faridabad found a visitor resting in their house. A young jackal strayed into their house during the night and found himself trapped inside. They were panic-stricken and quickly called the Wildlife SOS helpline. Upon receiving the call, the Wildlife SOS rapid response team immediately rushed to the area equipped with cages, snares and basic first aid for the animal. Read more »
Tue, 2015-01-06 01:23 | by Nikki
Thu, 2014-10-30 02:50 | by Nikki
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 »
Sat, 2014-09-20 03:31 | by Nikki
By: Roohi Sahay Read more »
Tue, 2014-07-29 23:56 | by Nikki
by - Suvidha Bhatnagar Read more »
Wed, 2014-06-18 04:31 | by Nikki
By Suvidha Bhatnagar
Wildlife SOS rescued a small baby hedgehog in Agra Bear Rescue Facility, Uttar Pradesh. Gopal Singh, the bear keeper was busy in his routine field cleaning work when he noticed a baby hedgehog wandering in a bear enclosure. With the agility and speed we never knew Gopal possessed, he dashed into the bear enclosure and scooped up the little one, even as a few curious bears had started walking towards it. The hedgehog was 'rescued' and brought to the vets. Read more »
Sat, 2014-04-19 03:06 | by Nikki
by- Aaliya Mir
A Famous Kashmiri Proverb "Aan Poshe Tale,Yalee Waan Poshe"(Food will last if Forests Shall).
The environment faces a multitude of challenges today. From climate change to species extinction, our planet and its inhabitants are continually facing man-made threats that must be averted. Keeping the same in mind, Wildlife SOS in association with the school authorities of Rainawari Girls Higher Secondary School and Soura Boys Higher Secondary School planted saplings in their school campuses as part of the ongoing awareness programme in the state.
Thu, 2014-04-10 21:50 | by Nikki
By- Aaliya Mir
With the sudden increase in issues regarding Man-Wild animal conflicts, Wildlife SOS had organised a series of street talks in the North division of Kashmir region to create awareness. It involved interacting with the people and getting their views on the solutions which could be adopted to minimize the Man-Animal conflict. Apart from listening to the people, Wildlife SOS put forward their perspective as to what is leading us to this conflict and also dicussed the measures which could be followed to minimize it.
Mon, 2014-03-24 02:09 | by Nikki
by- Suvidha Bhatnagar
A team of 23 students from UNC Kenan- Flagler business school (United States) visited Wildlife SOS's Elephant Conservation and Care Center(ECCC), Uttar Pradesh as a part of their educational tour this month. Mr Baiju Raj M.V. who is a wildlife biologist and works as a Director- Administration at Wildlife SOS's Agra Bear Rescue Facility gave a presentation about the elephants rescued by Wildlife SOS.
Thu, 2014-02-27 02:25 | by Nikki
Earlier this month, the team of Wildlife SOS recieved a phone call from forest ranger Mr. R K Sharma, that a snake charmer was spotted at the mall road oposite Mughal hotel in Agra city. A snake rescue team of three- Mr Bhushan Kumar, Mr Sakir and Mr Reddy was deployed at the above mentioned location followed by the rescue of a Cobra snake from the snake charmer. The offender was handed over to the Forest Department for further investigation. Read more »
Thu, 2014-02-06 23:50 | by Nikki
By Aaliya Mir
February 7, 2014: Raja and Zara are three-year-old Moon Bears in Pahalgam. Rescued a little less than three years ago, these cubs would not have made it if Wildlife SOS had not intervened. The two siblings were found in the trunk of a hollow Chinar tree in the Tral area of the Shopian Division of Kashmir. The Tral area was notorious for the number of bear attacks and also the number of bears that had been killed. In 2006, the nation was stunned by a video that played on almost all channels showing a bear being burnt alive by the villagers of this area although it had offered no violence and was merely foraging in their orchards. Read more »
Fri, 2014-01-10 01:21 | by Nikki
The team of Wildlife SOS at Manikdoh Leopard Rescue Centre (MLRC) in Maharashtra received a call for the rescue of a hyena severely injured in a road accident at 5.30pm on January 7th, 2014. The hyena had been hit by a speeding vehicle 15km from the Manikdoh Leopard Rescue Centre. The animal had been left paralyzed and stranded by the accident and was therefore unable to move from the accident spot.
Our team rushed to the accident spot and rescued the hyena. The hyena was brought to the clinic inside the rescue centre. Read more »
Thu, 2014-01-09 02:54 | by Nikki
A large adult wild Nilgai antelope bull was rescued from the residential area of Netaji Nagar by Wildlife SOS and translocated to the Asola wildlife sanctuary on January 3, 2014.
The rescue operation lasted several hours as the Nilgai was wandering in the residential E Block of Netaji Nagar.
A resident of the colony called up the Wildlife SOS helpline to notify us of the information that a Nilgai had been roaming around in their colony. Rajbir Singh, rescue coordinator with Wildlife SOS, rished to the spot the same afternoon. The operation began at around 2pm. The team from WTI also came a little later and participated in the rescue operation. Read more »
Thu, 2014-01-02 04:47 | by Nikki
By Amanjeet Kaur Read more »