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Our Rescued Sloth Bear Cub, Mowgli Turns One!

Watching young Mowgli exuberantly bounding around his enclosure at the Agra Bear Rescue Facility, it is hard to imagine that it has been almost a year since he first came into our lives. Mowgli’s story was one that had us all in tears. He was found clinging to his dying mother after she was

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    Radio-Collaring Training For The Wild Elephant Project In Chhattisgarh

Radio-Collaring Training For The Wild Elephant Project In Chhattisgarh

As part of our ongoing human-elephant conflict mitigation project in the north Indian state of Chhattisgarh in collaboration with the state Forest Department, we plan on tracking the movements of one particular herd through radio telemetry, the first step of which is naturally to radio collar the three pivotal elephants – the matriarch of

By |February 3rd, 2018|Animals, Elephants|0 Comments|
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    Rare Himalayan Brown Bear Rescued From Amarnath Yatra Campsite

Rare Himalayan Brown Bear Rescued From Amarnath Yatra Campsite

Every year tens of thousands of pilgrims embark on a holy pilgrimage to the Amaranth caves, nestled amidst the Himalayas in the northern state of Jammu & Kashmir. This year, devotees were in for a big surprise as a rare Himalayan brown bear cub was spotted in the campsite in Panchtarni at an altitude

Eight-Week-Old Leopard Cubs Reunited with Mother in Junnar

With the onset of harvest season in the state of Maharashtra, it is not uncommon for farmers to be exposed to young leopard cubs taking up shelter in sugarcane fields. In a third incident this month alone, a pair of cubs were discovered by farmers in Ranjani village, located in Junnar district of Maharashtra.

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    Second Sloth Bear Cub Rescued From The Jaws Of Death In Karnataka

Second Sloth Bear Cub Rescued From The Jaws Of Death In Karnataka

Just days after a nine month old female sloth bear was rescued from a deadly poacher’s snare on the outskirts of a forest in Gangadharan gudde, the Wildlife SOS team operating from the Bannerghatta Bear Rescue Center responded to another distress call about a wild bear that was reportedly trapped in a barbed wire

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    Sloth Bear Cub Trapped In Deadly Snare, Rescued & Released In Karnataka

Sloth Bear Cub Trapped In Deadly Snare, Rescued & Released In Karnataka

The southern state of Karnataka is home to a large population of the indigenous sloth bears (melursus ursinus), one of the four unique bear species found in the Indian subcontinent.  However, over the years, their numbers in the wild has dwindled due to loss of habitat and poaching, making them a Vulnerable species under

A Webinar On Wildlife SOS’ 24×7 Rescue Helpline!

How many people do you know who would climb fifty feet into a well to rescue a giant python? Or scale buildings to rescue a bird caught in a wire? Or even come face to face with some of the deadliest snakes in the country to ensure that the reptile gets a chance at

By |November 9th, 2017|Animals, Rescue|0 Comments|
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    Team WSOS Conducts Conservation Education & Awareness Programs in J&K

Team WSOS Conducts Conservation Education & Awareness Programs in J&K

Wildlife SOS recently conducted an Education and Awareness program on Wildlife Conservation and Mitigation of Man-Animal Conflict in collaboration with the Jammu and Kashmir Wildlife Protection Department (Central Division) for the students of Bemina Degree College and Government Degree college for Science and Commerce. The program was chiefly aimed at the sensitization of young

Freedom To Roam For 19 Wild Elephants In Chhattisgarh

Nestled in the river basin of the mighty Mahanadi river, the district of Mahasamund has found itself faced with a unique and complicated dilemma. The region had not seen any wild elephants till a few years ago, when not one, but nineteen elephants wandered into the area and decided to make it their home.

By |September 29th, 2017|Animals, Elephants|0 Comments|
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    97 Smuggled Indian Star Tortoises To Fly Home To India From Singapore

97 Smuggled Indian Star Tortoises To Fly Home To India From Singapore

With over 25,000 being seized at Indian airports nearly every year and an unimaginable number actually making it out of the country and into the illegal pet trade, it’s unsurprising that the Indian Star Tortoise is the most trafficked of all the tortoise species in the world. This small reptile has a scaly, almost

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