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Yearly Archives: 2017

Bear Of The Month: Odom!

Starved, abused and forced to live the agonising life of a dancing bear, Odom was confined to a life of exploitation and brutality, for nearly nine years. In 2009, he was rescued from a Kalandar family in Bellari, Karnataka and has been living under the care of the Wildlife SOS veterinarians at the Bannerghatta Bear

Meet Sonu, Keeper Of The Tuskers

Sonu joined Wildlife SOS seven years ago, when his elephant Rajesh was rescued from the circus and brought to our Elephant Conservation and Care Centre, the first tusker in our care. As part of Wildlife SOS’ holistic approach to conservation and rescue, the elephant’s former mahouts are offered jobs at our centres to not

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    Gajraj’s Rescue Journey To Our Elephant Conservation & Care Center!

Gajraj’s Rescue Journey To Our Elephant Conservation & Care Center!

BREAKING NEWS!

Gajraj, the 70 year old bull whose name literally means ‘the king of the elephants’ has finally been rescued! As he makes his journey from Aundh to reach the Wildlife SOS’ Elephant Conservation and Care Center in Mathura along with our expert paramedics and rescue team, it will take them a couple of days

Gajraj FAQ and Updates

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS (FAQ) ABOUT GAJRAJ ELEPHANT

1. Who is Gajraj — what’s his story?
Gajraj is a 70- to 75-year-old bull elephant who was given as a wedding present to the Queen of Aundh Maharani Gayatridevi Bhagwantrao Pant Pratinidhi the day she married King Bhagwant Rao. Gajraj played a vital role in the celebration. Ever

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    Awareness & Training Programs For Villagers & Zoology Students In Maharashtra

Awareness & Training Programs For Villagers & Zoology Students In Maharashtra

Wildlife SOS firmly believes that education and awareness is the key to the sensitization of people to wake them up to the plight of the fast depleting wildlife wealth of India. For this reason, the organization regularly conducts awareness and training programs for villages, students and forest officials. Two such programs were held recently

Wildlife SOS Celebrates World Environment Week

India is a country of 1.3 billion people and with its rapidly increasing density of people per square kilometer typically accompanied by fast paced industrial and infrastructural development, the country’s forests and natural resources is under immense pressure and threat.

In a conscious effort to honor our diverse but fast disappearing natural heritage and to

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    Pregnant Leopard Saved From Drowning, Loses Life To Injuries

Pregnant Leopard Saved From Drowning, Loses Life To Injuries

In an all too familiar scenario in India, that sheds light on the dangers of open wells in villages near forests, the life of another innocent animal was claimed by this growing threat to wildlife in Maharashtra.

Earlier this week, a female leopard ventured into Borwadi village located on the outskirts of Junnar leaving behind

Bear Cubs Rescued From 20 ft Deep Well In Karnataka

It was night time in the Tumkur district of Karnataka, and a nine-year old female sloth bear found herself in the fields of Pavagada village. Having recently given birth, she was on a desperate quest to provide food and sustenance for the two little cubs clinging tightly to the fur on her back. A

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    Wild Sloth Bear Loses Life To Explosive Bait Set By Poachers

Wild Sloth Bear Loses Life To Explosive Bait Set By Poachers

A recent trend in wildlife poaching seems to be the use of bombs and explosives concealed in food bait to kill endangered wildlife across India. Poachers have used this method to kill at least 3 to 4 sloth bears in the southern state of Karnataka in the last year alone. Food items that works

Rose’s Remarkable Journey

On a chilly February day in 2016, Wildlife SOS got word of a limping bear cub wandering alone near a village in central India. When our veterinarians arrived and got a closer look, they noted a horrific injury: the tiny, three-month-old cub’s front leg had been completely severed and was exposed and infected, probably the horrible toll

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