Bizi is an 8 year old male sloth bear, currently residing at the Agra Bear Rescue Facility. ABRF has been Bizi’s home ever since he was rescued by Wildlife SOS, before being sold to a member of the Kalandar tribe into an agonizing life as a dancing bear. Luckily, Wildlife SOS found Bizi in
Karthikayani is a female sloth bear that has been living at the Agra Bear Rescue Facility ever since Wildlife SOS rescued her during an anti-poaching operation in Uttar Pradesh seven years ago when she was just two months old. At that time, she weighed 2.9 kilos.
Now seven years old and weighing approximately 95 kilos,
Butterball, a female sloth bear was rescued by Wildlife SOS almost twelve years ago, when she was ten-months old and weighed only 34 kilos. She was destined to be a dancing bear with a Kalandar family but, thanks to the Wildlife SOS anti-poaching team, today she lives a safe and happy life of freedom.
Darkness was falling in the village of Mundahiri, Girdih District, Jharkhand. The remote village, skirting the border of India and Nepal, was settling down for the night and everything was going quiet. Under the cover of darkness, a gang of poachers were attempting to smuggle a female sloth bear across the border.
Tipped off by
Gail is a female sloth bear, who was rescued by Wildlife SOS in West Bengal when she was five years old and weighed only 60 kilos.Having been malnourished and poorly cared for since she was a cub, Gail was extremely small, showing stunted growth at the time of her rescue. Wildlife SOS relocated Gail
Maharani, like always, stays true to her name at the Agra Bear Rescue Facility and takes great pleasure in the royal treatment and respect given to her by her keeper and other bears. 13 years ago, she was rescued by Wildlife SOS from a village in Uttar Pradesh. She was weak and fragile at
The anti-poaching team of Wildlife SOS rescued Chotu when he was a tiny, underweight 3 year old sloth bear from a small village in Uttar Pradesh and was brought to his new home at the Agra Bear Rescue Facility. A young and active bear full of enthusiasm, he used to chase all the other