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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,

A Webinar On Priyanka’s Rescue

When we first spoke about Priyanka elephant in November of last year, we could only share a few pictures of her – blurred out or cropped – and tiny incomplete snippets of information. Talking about who she was, disclosing information or releasing her pictures in public would have been detrimental to her rescue, and

By |December 23rd, 2017|Animals, Elephants, Rescue|0 Comments|
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    Priyanka’s New Life At The Elephant Conservation & Care Center

Priyanka’s New Life At The Elephant Conservation & Care Center

It’s been around two weeks since Priyanka arrived at the safety of the Elephant Conservation and Care Centre, Mathura, giving us some time to really get to know the delightful new elephant in our care.

She seems to be taking her time settling in at her new home, and is still a little cautious when

By |December 1st, 2017|Animals, Elephants, Rescue|0 Comments|
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    Priyanka’s Story, Before & After The Rescue By Wildlife SOS!

Priyanka’s Story, Before & After The Rescue By Wildlife SOS!

For over 40 years, Priyanka knew no home. She spent most of her time on the dusty streets  begging for money from passersby, living in constant fear of the bull-hook that remained threateningly close by always ready to land a painful blow should she diverge from the mindless activity she was being forced to

By |November 24th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments|

In Memory of Mohan

Our journey with Mohan started long before he arrived at the Elephant Conservation and Care Center. For more than a year, his hunched figure, weak and emaciated, had been in the middle of our most complicated and controversial rescue operations — and the fierce legal battle that accompanied them. After a volatile mob thwarted

By |October 31st, 2017|Animals, Elephants, Rescue|0 Comments|
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    Wildlife SOS & WII Organize Wildlife Management Workshop For Uttarakhand Forest Officers

Wildlife SOS & WII Organize Wildlife Management Workshop For Uttarakhand Forest Officers

Recently, Wildlife SOS and the Wildlife Institute of India (WII) organised an exposure visit and orientation workshop for veterinary officers of the Uttarakhand Forest Department. This was part of a ten day long field trip for officer trainees undergoing training in wildlife management, medical care, human-wildlife conflict mitigation and managing wild animals in distress.

The

Mohan Celebrates One Year of Freedom with Wildlife SOS

After nearly two years of relentless efforts to bring Mohan to safety, Wildlife SOS was finally able to rescue him in September 2016. The harrowing rescue, much like our thwarted initial attempts at getting him out of the hell hole he was in, was met with much opposition from an angry unruly mob determined

By |September 30th, 2017|Animals, Elephants, Rescue|0 Comments|
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    A Big Buffet For Our Rescued Eles On Elephant Appreciation Day!

A Big Buffet For Our Rescued Eles On Elephant Appreciation Day!

Nearly every elephant in captivity has been caught from the wild, snatched from its family and mother by ruthless poachers – and then enslaved for the entirety of its life. The exploitation of elephants is not only horrifying in terms of the mental and physical impact it has on individual elephants in captivity, but

By |September 22nd, 2017|Animals, Elephants|0 Comments|
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    WSOS & Forest Dept. Organises Training Workshop For Rajaji National Park Staff

WSOS & Forest Dept. Organises Training Workshop For Rajaji National Park Staff

Earlier this month, on the request of the Uttarakhand Forest Department and the Director of Rajaji National Park and Tiger Reserve, Wildlife SOS hosted a two day training workshop and exposure visit for their Forest officers, veterinarians, elephant mahouts and keepers. The workshop aimed at highlighting humane and scientific elephant management techniques that are

It’s Peanut Day!

In April 2015, 6 year old Peanut  became the youngest elephant ever to be rescued by Wildlife SOS. Peanut was part of a group of four young elephants that had spent the entirety of their lives performing in a circus in the Indian state of Maharashtra. When not being made to perform demeaning and

By |September 13th, 2017|Animals, Elephants|0 Comments|
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