Fri, 2015-01-09 00:52 | by Nikki
by- Suvidha Bhatnagar
Wildlife SOS is the first Indian organization to put their concern about the plight of captive elephants in entertainment & tourism into action. Four years ago the Mathura rescue centre in collaboration with Project Elephant and the Government of Uttar Pradesh was started, and our first experience of the trauma undergone by the circus elephants began with the rescue of Rajesh and Maya.
Circus elephants are usually found in a pathetic state, suffering from bad health, mental & physical (chained all the time), and they suffer from complete lack of exercise and standing in their own feces for long hours. They are provided with no enrichment and fed an unbalanced diet with no nutritional value. Read more »
Wed, 2014-12-31 03:02 | by Nikki
by- Pia Sharma
In a very eventful week the Wildlife SOS team from Manikdoh Leopard Rescue Center, Maharashtra has helped rescue and rehabilitate two Leopards. Coincidentally both Leopards were rescued from wells, in separate parts of Maharashtra. Read more »
Wed, 2014-12-31 01:48 | by Nikki
Tumkur, a district in the state of Karnataka, South India, is home to many endangered sloth bears. On 28th December 2014, Mr. Amarnath, District Conservator of Forests, came across a horrifying sight –a female sloth bear was struggling in a poacher’s snare on a private farm in Sira, Tumkur Division. As she frantically tried to free herself from the excruciating pain, Mr. Amarnath quickly alerted the Wildlife SOS Rescue team at the Bannerghatta Bear Rescue Centre. He realised, in her fear and anxiety the young female bear was worsening her situation. Read more »
Endangered Wild Sloth Bear Rescued and Released from Poacher's Snare by Wildlife SOS and Forest DepartmentThu, 2014-12-04 22:48 | by Nikki
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Wed, 2014-10-29 05:08 | by Nikki
The wild female sloth bear was captured by the Karnataka Forest Department from Tumkur Division, Yelanadu, C.N.Halli, and was received at Bannerghatta bear rescue center on 26th August 2014 along with her baby cub, a victim of the human animal conflict so prevalent in this area she was found. Found in a pit near a farm, sedated and brought back to BBRC, she was in a deeply traumatized state, a deep wound on the left forearm region and swelling on the right hind limb was giving her a great deal of pain although the necessary treatment was given on that day. Read more »
Sat, 2014-09-20 03:31 | by Nikki
By: Roohi Sahay Read more »
Thu, 2014-07-03 01:29 | by Nikki
by- Suvidha Bhatnagar
Mon, 2014-04-21 02:27 | by Nikki
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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 »
Fri, 2013-09-27 15:45 | by Nikki
By Resham Beri
In a joint Anti-poaching operation by Jharkhand Forest Department, police and Wildlife SOS, three young sloth bears belonging to the NAt community were seized from poachers. The bears had been illegally brought to India. Since the bears were seized they have been transferred to our Agra Bear Rescue Facility in Uttar Pradesh which is the largest rehabiliation center in the world for sloth bears. Read more »
Tue, 2013-02-19 07:58 | by Nikki
In an all night anti poaching rescue operation based on intelligence provided by Wildlife SOS, four young male sloth bears were seized from poachers on the Indo Nepal border. Six persons were arrested by Police and the Forest Department in the night long operation that lasted several hours carried out in the Sahibganj district of Jharkhand. Read more »
Sat, 2013-01-12 12:29 | by vinay
Sun, 2013-01-06 10:26 | by vinay
By Samad Kottur
In 2006, Wildlife SOS intiated a project that would conserve bear habitat in the area of karnataka near Ramdurga. This unique habitat was chosen because of its value to protecting sloth bears. It is ideal because the rocky boulders and a scrub jungle that spreads on undulating hill ranges provide shelter and food for the bears. Read more »
Wed, 2012-12-05 13:16 | by vinay
In the early hours of 3rd December 2012, Wildlife SOS team in Bangalore headed by Dr Arun A Sha received an SOS call from the DFO Tumkur Read more »
Thu, 2012-09-13 11:41 | by Anonymous
By Aishuwarya Sudarshan
Everybody at the Delhi International airport thought it was just another day at work, security, scanners and aero planes. Little did they know things were about to change. The Jet Airways flight from Thailand had landed, the date 10th September 2012. Most passengers were rushing to get through the transfer gate to catch the connecting flight to Dubai.