Sun, 2014-11-16 04:58 | by Nikki
Ashish Batura has been a dedicated and invaluable member of the Wildlife SOS team since 2008. Recently, he relocated to Haryana where he has become the Coordinating Officer for the Elephant Rehabilitation Center. We recently sat down with him to find out more about his personal experiences working for Wildlife SOS and his work with the elephants.
What is the best part of your job?
Ashish: I love being in nature. So much of what I have learned here I could never learn from books. Everyday, there is something new to learn and I feel proud of what I am doing to help.
What have you learned about elephants since taking on this position? Read more »
Sat, 2014-11-15 01:56 | by Nikki
By- Roohi Sahay
Fri, 2014-10-31 04:36 | by Nikki
By Roohi Sahay
Following the iconic midnight rescue operation of ‘Raju’ Elephant, carried out by Delhi based NGO - Wildlife SOS, it was now Lilly’s turn for freedom, a 35 years old female elephant who was freed from her shackles by a team from Wildlife SOS and the Haryana Forest Department. Read more »
Fri, 2014-10-31 01:01 | by Nikki
The sighting of a large eight foot long python snake on the yamuna river banks where the chhath puja rituals are performed by thousands of devotees caused mayhem. Wildlife SOS was contacted and the snake was rescued safely. Read more »
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 »
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 »
Wed, 2014-10-08 22:01 | by Nikki
For Raju, a new life of freedom began after 50 years of cruelty, when he was rescued by Wildlife SOS and brought to the Elephant Conservation and Care Center, Mathura in Uttar Pradesh. Initially shy and weak, it took him a few weeks to familiarize himself with the surroundings and realize that he could roam around free without spiked anklets around his legs.
Tue, 2014-07-29 23:56 | by Nikki
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Thu, 2014-07-24 03:29 | by Nikki
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Wed, 2014-07-09 00:06 | by Nikki
After fifty long years of being chained and leading a life of suffering, Raju was freed in the early hours of the morning on 4th July 2014 by Wildlife SOS, a Delhi based NGO. For the first time after five decades, he is having his first day of freedom. It is an interesting coincidence that 4th July happens to be America’s independence day! Read more »
Sat, 2014-06-21 04:19 | by Nikki
By Pratyush Rao 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 »