It is with heavy hearts, and profound sadness that we announce the unfortunate demise of Snehal Bhavsar, who has been an irreplaceable part of the Wildlife SOS family for nearly forty years, and who will always be for us a source of inspiration and a huge part of who we are as an organisation.
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.
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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
In February 2015, a truck rode into our Elephant Conservation and Care Centre carrying a wonderful 60+ year old former circus elephant named Suzy, now the oldest resident at the rescue centre. Accompanying this little old lady was a young female vet – Dr. Vibha Raghuram – who, like Suzy, soon made Wildlife SOS
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
Injured and stranded for many days in the backwaters of Manchanabele Dam in Magadi, Karnataka, this was hardly the fate any majestic tusker could have hoped for. The locals residing in the Ramanagara district of Karnataka are no strangers to wild elephants as the dam built across the Arkavathy River is situated
Fresh out of college, Wasim Akram started off as a project coordinator with Wildlife SOS at its headquarters in Delhi in June 2014. Now the Project & Office Manager at the Delhi Headquarters, Wasim’s got a lot under his belt- he helped design India’s first elephant ambulance, a pilot project to turn feral dogs into security
Two years ago, Raju was a begging elephant. His gaunt, emaciated frame, riddled with scars from garish wounds, was held up by limbs weakened from overwork and neglect. He walked along hot, tarred roads for hours on end, his owner sitting atop him, as he lumbered sadly through dirty, polluted and sometimes crowded roads,
Two years ago we started offering text updates in the United States, and we’ve loved the ability to instantly connect with our supporters when something really timely is taking place. The texting program was set up just before Raju’s rescue. Because it was so new, fewer than 100 people received a text notification that Raju was