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Awareness Programs In Delhi NCT

The last weeks have seen a lot of public engagement and awareness in the Delhi NCR particularly among schoolchildren, as the Wildlife SOS team has been conducting awareness workshops and talks in the city aimed at increasing sensitization of young children towards the incredible wildlife they share their planet with.

The first talk was at

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    Celebrated American Musician, Pharrell Williams Visits The Elephant Center!

Celebrated American Musician, Pharrell Williams Visits The Elephant Center!

Last week, the elephants at the Wildlife SOS Elephant Conservation and Care Centre had an incredibly special visitor drop by the rescue centre to visit them. Multiple Grammy award winning rapper, musician and songwriter Pharrell Williams stopped over at Agra to see the famed Taj Mahal during his whirlwind visit to India, and made

A Farewell to Our Beloved Elephant, Lakhi

Winter had barely left Mathura in February 2015 when Lakhi arrived at the Elephant Conservation and Care Centre – she was over 60 years old, a blind former-begging elephant rescued from the streets of the city of Pune. She seemed timid, and nervous – blindness is an added burden for captive elephants that can

By |March 6th, 2018|Animals, Elephants|0 Comments|

A Webinar On Asha, Lakhi & Suzy

February 2015 brought three new elephants to the Wildlife SOS family, each with a painful history of abuse in captivity, and each with a wonderfully unique personality that made it impossible not to love them instantaneously.

Suzy, Asha and Lakhi formed a herd soon after the trio arrived at the Elephant Conservation and Care Centre,

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    Canadian PM Justin Trudeau Visits WSOS Elephant Center With Family

Canadian PM Justin Trudeau Visits WSOS Elephant Center With Family

On Sunday, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and his family visited the Elephant Conservation and Care Centre in Mathura to spend a day with the rescued elephants and meet the team working with these amazing animals. Prime Minister Trudeau was escorted around the sanctuary by our co-founders Kartick Satyanarayan and Geeta Seshamani, who talked

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    Team Of Veterinarians From WII Visit Wildlife SOS’ Centers!

Team Of Veterinarians From WII Visit Wildlife SOS’ Centers!

Last month, the Wildlife SOS team in Agra played host to a group of government veterinarians from the north Indian state of Uttarakhand as part of an exposure visit and training program on Wildlife and Health Management by the Wildlife Institute of India with the aim of improving the skills of veterinarians in handling

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    Justice For Laxmi Elephant – Starved, Beaten And Killed In Bihar!

Justice For Laxmi Elephant – Starved, Beaten And Killed In Bihar!

Please sign our petition to help get justice for Laxmi —and for all of India’s abused captive elephants! CLICK HERE TO SIGN.

Note: This blog and petition are NOT about the elephant Laxmi at the Wildlife SOS Elephant Conservation and Care Centre who was rescued from Maharasthra in 2013.

As an organization that

By |February 14th, 2018|Animals, Elephants|0 Comments|

“Sole-Guarding” Gajraj’s Footpads!

Gajraj had lived nearly 70 years in captivity as a temple elephant. A routine day in his life involved walking uphill on tarred roads to the temple compound where he would then spend the rest of his day chained in the same spot. Years of walking on hot, unnatural surfaces led to the gradual

By |February 12th, 2018|Animals, Elephants|0 Comments|

Celebrating Sanjay’s First Year Of Freedom!

February 2017 brought some much welcomed respite from the chilly weather and a rather unexpected new arrival at the Elephant Conservation and Care Centre, Mathura. A call from the local Forest Department alerted the team to the plight of a young bull tusker whose owners had hacked off parts of his tusks in the

By |February 5th, 2018|Animals, Elephants|0 Comments|
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    Radio-Collaring Training For The Wild Elephant Project In Chhattisgarh

Radio-Collaring Training For The Wild Elephant Project In Chhattisgarh

As part of our ongoing human-elephant conflict mitigation project in the north Indian state of Chhattisgarh in collaboration with the state Forest Department, we plan on tracking the movements of one particular herd through radio telemetry, the first step of which is naturally to radio collar the three pivotal elephants – the matriarch of

By |February 3rd, 2018|Animals, Elephants|0 Comments|
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