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“Sole-Guarding” Gajraj’s Footpads!

Gajraj had lived nearly 70 years in captivity as a temple elephant. A routine day in his life involved walking uphill on tarred roads to the temple compound where he would then spend the rest of his day chained in the same spot. Years of walking on hot, unnatural surfaces led to the gradual

By |February 12th, 2018|Animals, Elephants|0 Comments|
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    Second Sloth Bear Cub Rescued From The Jaws Of Death In Karnataka

Second Sloth Bear Cub Rescued From The Jaws Of Death In Karnataka

Just days after a nine month old female sloth bear was rescued from a deadly poacher’s snare on the outskirts of a forest in Gangadharan gudde, the Wildlife SOS team operating from the Bannerghatta Bear Rescue Center responded to another distress call about a wild bear that was reportedly trapped in a barbed wire

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    Two Hyenas Fall Victim To An Open Well, Rescued By Team Wildlife SOS

Two Hyenas Fall Victim To An Open Well, Rescued By Team Wildlife SOS

Last week, residents of Pinahat village located in the outskirts of Agra city bore witness to a rather distressing sight. Their rather peaceful morning took a drastic turn when they heard the piercing sound of helpless cries echoing from the crop fields. On further investigation, they were shocked to find two hyenas trapped inside

By |November 10th, 2017|Animals, Rescue|0 Comments|

Update On Hamsi Bear Undergoing A Treatment

Riddled with a painful bullet wound on her left shoulder, a famished young sloth bear hobbled her way across farmland in search of food. She was almost immediately discovered by the residents of a village in Bandipur, Karnataka who called in the authorities and the Wildlife SOS team for help. In need of immediate

By |September 16th, 2017|Animals, sloth bears|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

Aleem Bear & His Tooth Troubles!

Our bear keepers at the Agra Bear Rescue Facility don’t just have the exceptionally important job of caring for our rescued bears, they are also required to use their proximity and wonderfully friendly relationship with the bears they care for to observe these amazing animals and report any discrepancies in behaviour or physical condition

Everything You Need To Know About ‘Musth’!

What is musth?
Musth is a completely natural phenomenon seen in healthy adult bull elephants, both tuskers and makhnas (tuskless bulls). Generally characterised by the secretion of a hormone rich substance called temporin from the temporal gland (on either side of the elephant’s head) and a steady trickle of urine down the back legs of the

Rose Bear Completes A Year With Wildlife SOS

Rescued as a badly wounded and terrified cub from Bhopal in Madhya Pradesh, Rose has come a long way over the year since her rescue, but it is impossible for us to forget the heart-breaking condition she was in at the time of her rescue. She was found severely undernourished and weak after being

New Year Brings Ray Of Hope For Kuber Bear

For Kuber, 2016 had been a difficult year. His health started deteriorating in February, when he started to lose appetite and weight and developed muscular incoordination in the right side of his body. In March, he was diagnosed with Tuberculosis. Subsequent treatments had failed to improve his condition and an MRI and a CT

Meet Vibha, Our Diligent Veterinarian!

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

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