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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

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    Celebrating Second Rescue Anniversary; Update On The Nut Herd Members!

Celebrating Second Rescue Anniversary; Update On The Nut Herd Members!

With the summer of 2015 came warm sunshine and big changes at the Elephant Conservation and Care Centre, Mathura – as not one, but four, new elephants made their way to their forever home at the Wildlife SOS rescue centre in northern India. Travelling all the way from the west Indian state of Maharashtra,

Act Now Before It’s Too Late; Endangered Species Day!

For millions of years, the earth has survived through a series of careful checks and balances that it carefully implements to allow all life on it not just to survive, but to thrive. With natural changes and shifts in climate and land structure, the myriad of lifeforms on the Earth adapt alongside, surviving these

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    2 Year Old Leopard Rescued From A 60ft Well In Madhya Pradesh

2 Year Old Leopard Rescued From A 60ft Well In Madhya Pradesh

As the sun began to fade over Goharganj district of Madhya Pradesh, a group of children from Karakwadi village were returning home after spending the afternoon playing in the fields. They were suddenly interrupted by loud and distressed roars, echoing from deep within a neighboring well. Left in a state of panic, the children

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Gajraj - The King Of Elephants

Gajraj is finally on the way to our Elephant Conservation and Care Center! He will need immediate medical attention, rehabilitation and lots of care & compassion.
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