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    Cleanliness Drive for Habitat Protection in Jammu and Kashmir

Cleanliness Drive for Habitat Protection in Jammu and Kashmir

The menace of littering and dumping of garbage and waste in the Protected Wildlife Areas has become one of the significantly attributing factors to the problem of man- wild animal conflict, especially in Jammu and Kashmir. Wild animals, especially Asiatic black bears and brown bears have been most common species caught in this conflict and

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    Wildlife SOS & WII Organize Wildlife Management Workshop For Uttarakhand Forest Officers

Wildlife SOS & WII Organize Wildlife Management Workshop For Uttarakhand Forest Officers

Recently, Wildlife SOS and the Wildlife Institute of India (WII) organised an exposure visit and orientation workshop for veterinary officers of the Uttarakhand Forest Department. This was part of a ten day long field trip for officer trainees undergoing training in wildlife management, medical care, human-wildlife conflict mitigation and managing wild animals in distress.

The

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

Sloth Bear Cub Rescued From A Barbed Wire In Karnataka

Drawn by the painful cries of an animal in distress, local farmers of Koratagere village, Karnataka were shocked to find a sloth bear cub in the periphery of a Betel nut plantation. The young bear was caught in a deadly barbed wire that was intertwined around its waist and its struggle to escape were

Thoughts On Tiger Conservation In India

B K Singh, Senior Advisor Wildlife SOS & Retired Principal Chief Conservator of Forests (Head of Forests Force) Karnataka    

As a ‘flagship’ species, the protection of tigers in the wild is made all the more vital by the fact that their protection in turn will protect the habitat they live in and by

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    Workshop On Man-Animal Conflict Mitigation For Chhatisgarh Forest Dept.

Workshop On Man-Animal Conflict Mitigation For Chhatisgarh Forest Dept.

Spread across the forested terrains of Central India, Chhattisgarh contains a major part of the sloth bear population of the country.  In recent years, the state has witnessed an increase in incidents of man-animal conflicts, predominantly problems relating to sloth bears.

Animals like elephants, wild boar, nilgai and sloth bears often venture out to the

In Loving Memory of Herbie

July 2006 signalled the start of a torrid monsoon at the Agra Bear Rescue Facility, and a new life for a bear named Herbie – as a jeep carrying this former dancing bear wound its way slowly through the Sur Sarovar Bird Sanctuary in the pouring rain and towards the gates of the rescue

By |March 24th, 2017|Animals, sloth bears|0 Comments|

Orphan Sloth Bear Cub Rescued; Mother Killed By Poachers

Spread across 467 sq kms of undulating plains and deciduous forests, the Sanjay-Dubri National Park located in Sidhi district of Madhya Pradesh is blessed with a rich population of diverse wildlife species. Earlier this month, a female sloth bear followed closely by her tiny ten week old baby set out for the day in

In Memorium: Snehal Raj Bhavsar

It is with heavy hearts, and profound sadness that we announce the unfortunate demise of Snehal Bhavsar, who has been an irreplaceable part of the Wildlife SOS family for nearly forty years, and who will always be for us a source of inspiration and a huge part of who we are as an organisation.

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