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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|

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

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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

A Webinar On Mohan’s Rescue

When Mohan’s story first entered the public domain, his plight captivated hearts everywhere – and people around the world became invested in ending the suffering of this wonderful elephant. Unfortunately, Mohan’s rescue wasn’t that simple, and it took nearly two years of fighting before we were able to get him to the safety of

By |October 18th, 2016|Animals, Elephants|0 Comments|
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    Wild Sloth Bear Rescued After Consuming Explosive Device Used By Poachers

Wild Sloth Bear Rescued After Consuming Explosive Device Used By Poachers

Morning had barely dawned on the Wildlife SOS Bannerghatta Bear Rescue Facility in Karnataka, and the bears were waking up to the smell of their morning porridge, when a panic stricken call from the Divisional Forest Officer of Ramanagara district informed the Wildlife SOS team of an injured bear lying in a stream near

FAQ on the ‘Precious Four’ Elephant Rescue

1. Where are the Precious Four elephants right now?

The precious four elephants are under Interim-custody of Rambo Circus as per the Court Order.

2. I am worried about the precious four. Are you able to keep an eye on them?

Yes, we will do our very best to keep an eye on the elephants from afar

Pangolin Scales Seized From Poachers In Gwalior

In yet another incident that proves that poaching and illegal trade of wildlife species continues to be prevalent in India, three poachers in possession of several kilos of rare pangolin body parts were intercepted in Gwalior, Madhya Pradesh.

The Wildlife SOS Anti-Poaching Unit (FOREST WATCH) recently received intelligence about an illicit wildlife trade cartel in

Hyena Rescued After Being Violently Attacked By Villagers

In the sweltering heat of the afternoon sun, a lone hyena wanders into a field in the outskirts of Sarbathpur village, Agra. Curious yet wary of this unknown surrounding, the hungry and parched animal sets out in search of food and water, but little did it know that its unexpected visit would result in

Petition Against Amazon Selling Cruelty

In recent years, illegal poaching and trade of wildlife in India has risen to an alarming level, despite having a strong legal framework to protect our wildlife species and to regulate and restrict the flow of wildlife trade. A large quantity and variety of wildlife products are in fact smuggled from India to international

Rhea’s Life So Far In Captivity…

For nearly all 53 years of her life, Rhea has been a circus elephant, facing horrific abuse and neglect. Possibly poached from the wild as a calf, torn away from her family and herd, she spent the early childhood years of her circus life being beaten into submission, punished regularly and deprived of food

By |April 13th, 2016|Animals, Elephants, Rescue|0 Comments|
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