Yearly Archives: 2012

Our 24/7 Wildlife Rescue Program

two cobras It isn’t easy to run a 24 hour rescue program; it is even more daunting in a city like Delhi.   Many might believe in a city with millions of people that there wouldn’t be much wildlife.  However, that isn’t the case.   Therefore, Wildlife SOS is here to

By |December 20th, 2012|Animals|0 Comments|

Sloth bear cub trapped in a snare, rescued and released.

 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 Division, Karnataka Forest Department about a sloth bear trapped in a snare. This was a very unusual case and we had

By |December 20th, 2012|Animals|0 Comments|

Bear conference to address threats to bears in India

In 2009, Wildlife SOS along with an international NGO coalition was able to bring an effective end to the dancing bear trade in India.  However, other threats to bears in India remain.

An Internation Bear Association (IBA) conference kicks off today in Delhi, jointly organised by the Ministry of

By |November 26th, 2012|Animals|0 Comments|

Leopard Cubs Rescued then Reunited

Read the newspapers story about 3 rescued cubs who were reunited with their mother.


By |November 5th, 2012|Uncategorized|0 Comments|

Titli -The Bell Ringer

By Vinay Datla

Titli was an 8 month old bear cub when she was rescued from Mirzapur. She is now two and half years old and she has been with us for more than a year. She is now like a butterfly with fully grown wings. Her muzzle wound is hardly visible and is

By |October 31st, 2012|Uncategorized|0 Comments|

Cantaloupes and Footballs

By Sharon St. Joan 

When Maya arrived at the Wildlife SOS Elephant Rescue Centre at Mathura, she weighed 3,890 kilos (8,558 pounds).  That may sound like a lot, but for a big elephant like Maya it wasn’t.  She was really skinny; she never seemed to get enough to eat at the circus,

By |October 29th, 2012|Uncategorized|0 Comments|

Dr. Raja Presents Scientific Papers in Thailand

Dr. Ilayaraja recently attended the ‘Asian Meeting on Zoo and Wildlife Medicine/Conservation’ in Bangkok, Thailand.  He presented several veterinary papers on some medical findings Wildlife SOS has made with treating rescued ‘dancing bears’ and elephants.  The papers included the wound healing of a severely injured and malnourished elephant, as well as

By |October 27th, 2012|Uncategorized|0 Comments|

An Inside Look at the World of Dr. Raja

This is the third interview in a series that we are doing on the great people who make the work at Wildlife SOS possible. This interview is with Dr. Raja, who is the Senior Veterinary Officer, at the Agra Bear Rescue Facility. His dedication has kept our bears healthy and happy

By |October 26th, 2012|Uncategorized|0 Comments|

Up Close and Personal with Dr. Yaduraj- Part 2

This is part 2 of the interview with Dr. Yaduraj.

5.)  Tell us about a typical day for you.

Typically, my day starts at 6.30 am when our elephants are out on their morning walk. Observing them during this walk gives me a good idea about their normal body functioning

By |October 22nd, 2012|Animals|0 Comments|

Up Close and Personal with Dr. Yaduraj- Part 1

Working with elephants is a dream that many people have.  But what is it really like to work with an animal that can weigh more than five tons or 5,000 kg?  We bring you our 4th interview in a series that we are doing on the people who

By |October 19th, 2012|Animals|0 Comments|
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