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
Wildlife SOS cofounders Kartick Satyanarayan and Geeta Seshamani are adding dates to their U.S. tour! As of now, their 2016 lecture series will feature stops in Los Gatos, California; Greenwich, Connecticut; and Salt Lake City, Utah. Kartick and Geeta will share true-life stories about catching poachers, re-training Kalandar communities steeped in centuries of animal
The call comes in at 11:00 am.
Leopard. Looks like a cub. Caught in a trap. Tikli village, on the border of Delhi and Gurgaon.
The Wildlife SOS rescue team is on their way less than ten minutes later, hurtling down the road, rescue equipment at the back of the vehicle. The tension is palpable. Trapped
With rapid encroachment into forested areas surrounding villages and fields, incidents of man-animal conflict in Maharashtra have seen a dramatic increase in the last decade. In particular, problems related to leopards that have entered fields and human habitation have risen, with animals wandering out of the shrinking forests as they find their territory and
The scrub jungles of Maharashtra have always been ideal leopard habitat, the dry deciduous forest providing the perfect cover for the stealthy cat to lurk in wait of unsuspecting prey- mostly small mammals that abound in the region.
In recent years, however, encouraged by financial incentives, the cultivation of sugarcane in the region has increased.
On November 10 2014 at 4pm, Wildlife SOS received a call from Mr. S.N Bansode, a forest officer of the Narayangaon Forest Department, Maharashtra. A local farmer, Mr. Kambale, had come across a 3 month old male leopard cub in his sugarcane field and immediately alerted the Forest Department.
by- Pia Sharma
In a very eventful week the Wildlife SOS team from Manikdoh Leopard Rescue Center, Maharashtra has helped rescue and rehabilitate two Leopards. Coincidentally both Leopards were rescued from wells, in separate parts of Maharashtra.
The Wildlife SOS team received a call from, Sanjay