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Yearly Archives: 2017

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    Hyena Caught In Deadly Jaw Trap Rescued By Wildlife SOS in Agra

Hyena Caught In Deadly Jaw Trap Rescued By Wildlife SOS in Agra

In a horrifying incident indicating increasing intolerance and violence toward wildlife, a hyena was found trapped in a deadly jaw trap set up by poachers in Phulpur village, located in Fatehabad district of Agra. The hyena’s right forelimb was caught in the lethal hunting device and to make matters worse, the trap was coiled

By |November 30th, 2017|Animals, Rescue|0 Comments|
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    Second Sloth Bear Cub Rescued From The Jaws Of Death In Karnataka

Second Sloth Bear Cub Rescued From The Jaws Of Death In Karnataka

Just days after a nine month old female sloth bear was rescued from a deadly poacher’s snare on the outskirts of a forest in Gangadharan gudde, the Wildlife SOS team operating from the Bannerghatta Bear Rescue Center responded to another distress call about a wild bear that was reportedly trapped in a barbed wire

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    Priyanka’s Story, Before & After The Rescue By Wildlife SOS!

Priyanka’s Story, Before & After The Rescue By Wildlife SOS!

For over 40 years, Priyanka knew no home. She spent most of her time on the dusty streets  begging for money from passersby, living in constant fear of the bull-hook that remained threateningly close by always ready to land a painful blow should she diverge from the mindless activity she was being forced to

By |November 24th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments|
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    Three Leopard Cubs Reunited With Mother in Nashik by Team Wildlife SOS

Three Leopard Cubs Reunited With Mother in Nashik by Team Wildlife SOS

Earlier this week, local farmers in Brahmanwada village, Nashik stumbled upon three tiny leopard cubs huddled together amidst the dense sugarcane fields while harvesting their crops. The cubs were barely old enough to open their eyes and were mewling helplessly for their mother so the farmers called in the Forest Department for help.  It

By |November 23rd, 2017|Animals, Rescue|0 Comments|

Bear Of The Month: Pooja

Pooja was around 18 months old when she first arrived at the Agra Bear Rescue Facility in 2008. She was rescued from a Kalandar community in Uttar Pradesh and as in the case of most captive sloth bears that were forced into becoming performing animals, Pooja bore the scars of physical and

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    Sloth Bear Cub Trapped In Deadly Snare, Rescued & Released In Karnataka

Sloth Bear Cub Trapped In Deadly Snare, Rescued & Released In Karnataka

The southern state of Karnataka is home to a large population of the indigenous sloth bears (melursus ursinus), one of the four unique bear species found in the Indian subcontinent.  However, over the years, their numbers in the wild has dwindled due to loss of habitat and poaching, making them a Vulnerable species under

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    Tell President Trump NOT to Lift the Ban on Importing Elephant Hunting Trophies

Tell President Trump NOT to Lift the Ban on Importing Elephant Hunting Trophies

Under President Trump’s direction, the United States Department of the Interior is set to reverse a 2014 ban on the importation of elephant hunting trophies into the U.S. The notice is scheduled to be made public in the Federal Register on Friday, November 17, 2017. According to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, as

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    Lost Leopard Cub Reunited With Mother In Shirur, Maharashtra

Lost Leopard Cub Reunited With Mother In Shirur, Maharashtra

In yet another successful rescue and conservation operation, Wildlife SOS in collaboration with the Maharashtra Forest Department managed to reunite a young cub with its mother on the outskirts of Sablewadi village in Shirur. So far Wildlife SOS has been able to reunite 40 lost or injured cubs with their mothers, and in the

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    Two Hyenas Fall Victim To An Open Well, Rescued By Team Wildlife SOS

Two Hyenas Fall Victim To An Open Well, Rescued By Team Wildlife SOS

Last week, residents of Pinahat village located in the outskirts of Agra city bore witness to a rather distressing sight. Their rather peaceful morning took a drastic turn when they heard the piercing sound of helpless cries echoing from the crop fields. On further investigation, they were shocked to find two hyenas trapped inside

By |November 10th, 2017|Animals, Rescue|0 Comments|

A Webinar On Wildlife SOS’ 24×7 Rescue Helpline!

How many people do you know who would climb fifty feet into a well to rescue a giant python? Or scale buildings to rescue a bird caught in a wire? Or even come face to face with some of the deadliest snakes in the country to ensure that the reptile gets a chance at

By |November 9th, 2017|Animals, Rescue|0 Comments|
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