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    Join us for Tusk Of The Town in Salt Lake City, Utah, featuring the exhibit “Midnight In Mathura”!

Join us for Tusk Of The Town in Salt Lake City, Utah, featuring the exhibit “Midnight In Mathura”!


Join us for Tusk of the Town in Salt Lake City on November 10, 2017, at Sugar Space!

Tickets on sale NOW! It will be an evening of live music, refreshments, Kalandar tribal crafts, and the inaugural debut of our photo exhibit “Midnight in Mathura: Inside a Late-Night

Our chance at $100,000 to save circus elephants!

Beginning TODAY we’re participating in the Macy’s Shop for a Cause Charity Challenge! From July 11 through August 9 we’ll be raising money to help circus elephants. The organization that raises the most money during

Gajraj FAQ and Updates


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

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

Sanjay’s Bell Comes Off

In February we all united to organize the fastest rescue in Wildlife SOS history. With your help we put a team together to save “the Elephant with No Name.” A few days later, again with your help, we gave him the name “Sanjay” — meaning victorious.
When Sanjay arrived, he was wearing a

Best auction yet! $60,000 in 10 days!

Our fourth annual auction was the biggest one yet! The amazing Wildlife SOS volunteers helped us collect more than 400 items from gracious donors all over the world. We simply could not have offered such variety in the auction without their help. We’d like to take a moment to thank everyone who helped make

Laxmi Weighs In!

Caring for elephants requires a periodic check of their weight. Here’s our beloved Laxmi stepping up to the scale with confidence. In our “guess Laxmi’s weight” sweepstakes last week, the hundreds of responses you submitted ranged from the petite (352 pounds) to the portly (23,000 pounds). But you can see the actual results for

Precious Four Retirement FAQ

We have received many questions from our supporters regarding the Precious Four since the announcement of their retirement. We are grateful for your concern and would like to try to address your questions with the FAQ below. Thank you again for your compassion regarding these beautiful elephants who have suffered so much.

Is there any

It’s Auction Time Again!

Our spring auction is slated for the end of April, but we need your help! We’re looking for items to auction. Can you spare something nice for the cause? Last year’s items included stuff like you see in the photo (pendants, custom-made doggy furniture, amazing art) as well as vacation packages and a whole lot

Celebrating Suraj’s First Year of Freedom

On December 24 last year, an elephant’s life changed forever. Up until that day, the 45+-year-old tusker named Suraj had been wasting away in a tiny, depressing temple room in Maharashtra — chained up as a captive spectacle for temple visitors (see photo below). When our veterinarians helped emancipate Suraj, they found an elephant

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