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    Pregnant Leopard Saved From Drowning, Loses Life To Injuries

Pregnant Leopard Saved From Drowning, Loses Life To Injuries

In an all too familiar scenario in India, that sheds light on the dangers of open wells in villages near forests, the life of another innocent animal was claimed by this growing threat to wildlife in Maharashtra.

Earlier this week, a female leopard ventured into Borwadi village located on the outskirts of Junnar leaving behind

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.

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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

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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

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    Drowning Leopard Rescued from 60-ft deep well in Maharashtra

Drowning Leopard Rescued from 60-ft deep well in Maharashtra

9:00 a.m. on an typical Sunday morning, a resident of Pimpalgaon Siddhanath village located in Junnar division of Maharashtra woke up to the rather unusual cries of an animal in distress. On further investigation, he realised that the loud and panicking noises were echoing from deep within the well, close to his house and

By |August 4th, 2016|Animals, Rescue|0 Comments|

Wildlife SOS Rescues a Leopard from a 30 Ft Well

It was night time in the Shirur district of Junnar in the Indian state of Maharashtra, and a five-year old female leopard found herself in the fields of Savidhane village, staring at her own reflection thirty feet below her in the clear water of an irrigation well. A rapidly growing population, coupled with the

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    Leopard Awareness Program For Sarpanches of Villages in Junnar

Leopard Awareness Program For Sarpanches of Villages in Junnar

Wildlife SOS recognizes that human compassion and tolerance is crucial to saving wild animals and protecting the habitats they need to survive in. Therefore, we are committed to working with both rural and urban communities in India to educate people, especially those living in man-wildlife conflict zones, about their surrounding environment and the animals

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