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Second abandoned Leopard cub found in two months!

Barely two months after an abandoned four month old female leopard cub was rescued in Maharashtra, another mother leopard was forced to abandon its baby in a sugarcane field.  Discovered by the local farmers, the baby leopard was left to fend for itself on the outskirts of Mhalsa kore village in Nashik, Maharashtra.

The neighbouring

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    Uncovered Wells Spell Doom for Leopards in Maharashtra; Sign Our Petition

Uncovered Wells Spell Doom for Leopards in Maharashtra; Sign Our Petition

Leopards in Maharashtra are increasingly falling prey to uncovered wells around forest areas. The buffer areas which mark the transition between forested regions and human habitation are dotted with uncovered wells which often prove to be fatal traps for the leopards and other species that slip and fall into them after dark.

The startling increasing

Training Programme for Forest Department recruits at MLRC

The Maharashtra Forest Department recently organised a training program for their new recruits at the Manikdoh Leopard Rescue Center, run by Wildlife SOS in Junnar. The program was attended by 140 young officials who were accompanied by Deputy Conservator of Forests Junnar Mr.  A. P. Mhase, RFO Jayavant Pisal and ACF Mr. Yuvraj Mohite.

Wildlife SOS

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    Missing Leopard cubs happily reunited with mother in Maharashtra!

Missing Leopard cubs happily reunited with mother in Maharashtra!

As dawn broke over Somatwadi village, located a few kilometers away from the bustling city of Pune, seasonal farmers woke up to another busy day harvesting their sugarcane crops. Around the same time, a mother leopard decided to venture out to the neighboring forest to hunt while leaving her young off-springs hidden safely amidst

By |February 17th, 2017|Animals, Rescue|0 Comments|

Abandoned Leopard Cub Finds New Home at MLRC

For the sugarcane farmers of Maharashtra, January brings with it the harvest season – and mornings bring hours of manual labor cutting down the crop and tossing the bales into the waiting tractors. It’s a season of plenty, not just for the farmers, but for another visitor to the fields, that wanders stealthily through

By |January 11th, 2017|Animals, Rescue|0 Comments|

Students Spend A Day With Our Leopards in Maharashtra

The Wildlife SOS team at the Manikdoh Leopard Rescue Center located in Maharashtra recently played host to a group of 50 students from Annasaheb Awate Vidyalaya, Junnar. Accompanied by their teachers and Forester Mr. Sunil Salunke, the students were brimming with excitement as made their way through the entrance gates and were greeted by

Young Leopard Spotted in Yamuna Biodiversity Park

A young leopard was spotted in Jabalpur village near the Yamuna Biodiversity Park and created panic among villagers who feared for their safety. The forest department was alerted to the presence of the big cat and the authorities informed Wildlife SOS of the same. A five member team was promptly dispatched to assist the

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    Uttarakhand Forest Dept. Officials Attend Conflict Mitigation Program at MLRC

Uttarakhand Forest Dept. Officials Attend Conflict Mitigation Program at MLRC

In the last decade, the state of Uttarakhand has seen a dramatic increase in man-animal conflicts, predominantly problems relating to the leopard population residing in the vast hilly forests. However, due to rapid urbanisation resulting in degradation of forests and a decline in natural prey base, these majestic wild cats are being forced out

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    Three Leopard Cubs Rescued & Reunited with Mother In Maharashtra

Three Leopard Cubs Rescued & Reunited with Mother In Maharashtra

Harvest season warrants an early start to the morning for the sugarcane farmers of Bargain Rasai village in Shirur, Maharashtra. Sunday morning started routinely enough, as the men took to the fields, hacking at the long sugarcane stalks with their sharpened sickles as the cool morning air whipped and whistled through the

Leopard Cub Rescued From A Water Tank In Karnataka

Leopards are a highly adaptable species and for years, they have been living and breeding quietly in close proximity to villages and towns where the growing human population have taken over their natural habitat. In recent years this shy and elusive species has fallen victim to increasing incidents of man-animal conflicts across the country

By |October 18th, 2016|Animals, Rescue|0 Comments|
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