HELPLINE NOS

Rescue

  • Permalink Gallery

    Young Jackal Rescued From A 40 Foot Deep Well In Maharashtra

Young Jackal Rescued From A 40 Foot Deep Well In Maharashtra

An occupant of Vadaj village, farmer Anil Salunke had stepped out to turn on the water well pump for the day but little did he expect to find a jackal trapped inside it. The nearly 40 foot deep uncovered well is located in the periphery of the neighbouring forest, which is home to several

Bear Of The Month: Yogi

Wildlife SOS’s anti-poaching unit rescued Yogi bear from Bihar in 2011. Our team received a tip off about a group of poachers who were passing through the state with four sloth bear cubs as contraband. It was a laborious process tracking down as any signal alarming them would mean the cubs would be killed and the people would go into

Update On Gajraj’s Life After Rescue At ECCC

July 24 Update: Last week we held a ceremony to remove Gajraj’s bell as a symbolic way to complete his journey to our Elephant Conservation and Care Centre (ECCC) in Mathura, ushering in his retirement and fully closing the circle on his previous life. In the photograph above, Kartick Satyanarayan smiles for the camera after

Bear Of The Month: Rani!

Rani is the most famous sloth bear at the Agra Bear Rescue Facility and she holds a very special place in our hearts. She was the very first dancing bear to be rescued by Wildlife SOS from the centuries-old tradition that inflicted terrible cruelty on thousands of highly endangered sloth bears. She was five

Sloth Bear With Cubs Trapped In Deep Well Rescued

Last month in the southern state of Karnataka, a female sloth bear stepped out of her forested home in search of fruits and berries, with her two cubs clinging tightly onto her warm and comforting back. Sloth bear mothers are known to carry their young on their backs until they are about 6 to

Geriatric Care for Rescued Sloth Bears

The practice of dancing bears was a centuries-old tradition that inflicted terrible cruelty on thousands of highly endangered sloth bears in India. Although their ‘dancing’ bear days are long behind, our rescued and rehabilitated ursines still bear the horrifying physical and psychological scars that stand testament to the abuse they suffered at the hands

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

  • Permalink Gallery

    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

  • Permalink Gallery

    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

Social Media Icons Powered by Acurax Social Profile Design Experts
Visit Us On TwitterVisit Us On FacebookVisit Us On PinterestVisit Us On YoutubeVisit Us On LinkedinCheck Our FeedVisit Us On Google Plus