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Bear Of The Month: Sarasu

Sarasu had spent almost three years tied to the end of a small rope, performing for her master out of fear and pain. Her Kalandar master would drag her from village to village and force her to make dance-like movements for entertaining both children and adults alike.

Things took a different turn for Sarasu when

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    WSOS & Karnataka Forest Dept Join Hands To Instill Wildlife Awareness In School Kids

WSOS & Karnataka Forest Dept Join Hands To Instill Wildlife Awareness In School Kids

Starting from the first week of November, till the last week of March, the Bannerghatta Bear Rescue Center (BBRC) opens its doors to visiting schools from 4-5 districts around Karnataka. This season we had approximately 98 children visit the center, all in 8th or 9th standard. This program is run in partnership with the

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    Wildlife SOS Launches Compendium Of 20 Years Of Veterinary Research Publications

Wildlife SOS Launches Compendium Of 20 Years Of Veterinary Research Publications

This year Wildlife SOS achieved a much awaited milestone with the release of a compendium of 20 years of Veterinary Research Publications compiled by our proficient team of veterinarians and biologists. The compendium was launched earlier in March, during the International Sloth Bear Expert Team Meeting in Bangalore hosted by Wildlife SOS in partnership

Bidding Adieu To Our Beloved Nishant Bear

Working with rescued sloth bears that have suffered years of abuse and neglect, over the years, we have witnessed the heart breaking departure of many of our bears – but each loss reinforces that saying goodbye is never truly easy.

Nishant came into our lives in the winter of 2007. Poached from the wild as

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    Dell Lends A Helping Hand To Rescued Sloth Bears In Bangalore!

Dell Lends A Helping Hand To Rescued Sloth Bears In Bangalore!

A group of employees from DELL-Bangalore extended their support to wildlife conservation and lend a hand to our rescued sloth bears by volunteering at the Bannerghatta Bear Rescue Centre in Bangalore, Karnataka.  DELL has recently partnered with Wildlife SOS to organize employee engagement activities at the center and is also contribution towards the feeding

Our Rescued Sloth Bear Cub, Mowgli Turns One!

Watching young Mowgli exuberantly bounding around his enclosure at the Agra Bear Rescue Facility, it is hard to imagine that it has been almost a year since he first came into our lives. Mowgli’s story was one that had us all in tears. He was found clinging to his dying mother after she was

Bear Of The Month: Nakul!

Nakul and his brother Kuber were barely a few months old when they were rescued from Tumkur district, Karnataka in 2011. Poachers had killed their mother who was trying to simply defend her babies. They were planning on smuggling the cubs out of the state but had to forfeit the plan and run off

Bear Of The Month: Kasthuri

Kasthuri was rescued from a Kalandar settlement in West Bengal in 2007. She was only six months old at the time but had already been subjected to immense abuse and cruelty. As part of her indoctrination as a dancing bear, a red hot iron poker was forcibly pierced through her soft muzzle and a

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    Life Of Pi Celebrity Actor Supports Wildlife SOS’ Efforts To Conserve Wildlife

Life Of Pi Celebrity Actor Supports Wildlife SOS’ Efforts To Conserve Wildlife

Critically acclaimed Indian actor Adil Hussain, who also starred in the film ‘Life of Pi’ spent the weekend at Wildlife SOS’ Elephant Conservation & Care Center and Bear Rescue Facility in Uttar Pradesh and has extended his support to wildlife protection and conservation in India.

Adil Hussain is a popular actor who works in mainstream Bollywood,

Bear of the Month: Truffles!

Truffles was a little over a year old when he and three other young sloth bears were rescued from a group of poachers in Jharkhand. All four bears were fated to be sold into a life of misery as dancing bears across the Indo-Nepal border, where this cruel practice still persists. When we rescued

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