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    Justice For Laxmi Elephant – Starved, Beaten And Killed In Bihar!

Justice For Laxmi Elephant – Starved, Beaten And Killed In Bihar!

Please note: This blog and petition are NOT about the elephant Laxmi at the Wildlife SOS Elephant Conservation and Care Centre who was rescued from Maharasthra in 2013.

As an organization that rescues and cares for abused, neglected and illegally held wildlife, we are witness to a lot of the heartbreaking suffering that human

By |February 14th, 2018|Animals, Elephants|0 Comments|
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    Snare Set Up by Ruthless Poachers Claims Life of an Endangered Sloth Bear

Snare Set Up by Ruthless Poachers Claims Life of an Endangered Sloth Bear

With the growing number of incidents involving the use of deadly snares by poachers, another sloth bear was reported to have fallen victim to this barbaric hunting device near Narasimha Devara Betta in Chikkaballapur Range, Karnataka. This is the third incident this month where a bear has been found trapped in a poacher’s snare.

The

Mohan’s Ivory Seized In Covert Operation

Last September marked a major victory for Wildlife SOS as we had pulled off one of the most challenging and the biggest of our elephant rescues till date. Mohan’s rescue was indeed a roller coaster ride for all of us but all the hard work and support led to his much awaited freedom!

Following the

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    Wild Sloth Bear Loses Life To Explosive Bait Set By Poachers

Wild Sloth Bear Loses Life To Explosive Bait Set By Poachers

A recent trend in wildlife poaching seems to be the use of bombs and explosives concealed in food bait to kill endangered wildlife across India. Poachers have used this method to kill at least 3 to 4 sloth bears in the southern state of Karnataka in the last year alone. Food items that works

Turtles Rescued From Keetham Lake

The vast acres of Soor Sarovar Bird Sanctuary plays host to a rich variety of flora and fauna. Keetham Lake, a fresh water wetland situated within the sanctuary is home to several resident and migratory birds as well as several turtle species.

On an otherwise quiet and peaceful morning at the sanctuary, a man from

Endangered Reptiles Rescued From Smugglers

Two men wait somewhat impatiently for a train to arrive at the Mathura Railway junction. Their luggage comprises of three large jute bags, which quickly arouses the suspicion of the police officers patrolling the platform.

They approach the men and insist that they reveal the contents of the bags and upon inspecting them, were

Taking the Charm out of Snake Charming

The month of ‘Shravan’ or ‘Sawan’ is the fifth month of the Hindu calendar, considered auspicious for devotees of the Shiva, one of the primary Hindu gods. Mondays and festival days like Nag Panchami in particular are considered especially auspicious, and devotees flock to Shiv temples to pay homage to the deity. Due to

By |September 3rd, 2015|ANTI-POACHING|1 Comment|
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    The Life & Plight Of Captive Elephants In Jaipur Serving As Joyrides To Tourists

The Life & Plight Of Captive Elephants In Jaipur Serving As Joyrides To Tourists

Amer Fort,a popular tourist attraction in the city of Jaipur, Rajasthan is known for its breathtaking palaces, forts, ambience and scenic beauty. The fort is set high atop a hill overlooking the city and stands as a proud reminder of the building skills of yesteryears. One can either walk up the hill or take

Meet Adelaide! Our Fun Buddy

When just three years old, Adelaide was rescued by the team of Wildlife SOS and the rope threaded through her muzzle was removed to live the rest of her life as a free sloth bear. Thin and scrawny at the time of the rescue and after spending 11 years at the rescue facility, she

FAQ for Circus Elephant Campaign

1.) Now that you have launched the circus elephant campaign, does that mean you will only be helping elephants from circuses?

No, circus elephants are our primary concern right now, however that does not mean that Wildlife SOS will no longer cater to the needs of rescuing and rehabilitating elephants other than circus elephants. In fact

By |February 16th, 2015|Animals|1 Comment|
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