wildlife rescue

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

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    Wild Sloth Bear Rescued After Consuming Explosive Device Used By Poachers

Wild Sloth Bear Rescued After Consuming Explosive Device Used By Poachers

Morning had barely dawned on the Wildlife SOS Bannerghatta Bear Rescue Facility in Karnataka, and the bears were waking up to the smell of their morning porridge, when a panic stricken call from the Divisional Forest Officer of Ramanagara district informed the Wildlife SOS team of an injured bear lying in a stream near

Leopard Cubs Saved From 40ft Well & Reunited with Mother

The scrub forests of Maharashtra have always been home to a rich population of leopards that for years have been living and breeding quietly in their natural habitat. However, over time due to the constant encroachment of forest lands, these elusive cats have been forced to share their territory with the ever growing human

An Unusual Visitor in Delhi’s Most Powerful Street

As dawn broke over the national capital, a nilgai also known as a blue bull decided to leave the comforts of her peaceful forested home located within the city and wandered into the unfamiliar concrete jungle that dominates it. Giving in to her curiosity, the large antelope soon found herself in Rajpath, New Delhi’s

Hyena Rescued After Being Violently Attacked By Villagers

In the sweltering heat of the afternoon sun, a lone hyena wanders into a field in the outskirts of Sarbathpur village, Agra. Curious yet wary of this unknown surrounding, the hungry and parched animal sets out in search of food and water, but little did it know that its unexpected visit would result in

Himalayan Griffon Vulture Rescued From Kashmir

On the banks of the Dal lake in Kashmir, a massive Himalayan griffon vulture stretches out its wings, its massive 8-foot wingspan casting huge shadows on the ground as it attempts to thrust itself into the clear blue sky. Instead, it tumbles further towards the edge of the lake, and emerges struggling, with its

Rhea’s Life So Far In Captivity…

For nearly all 53 years of her life, Rhea has been a circus elephant, facing horrific abuse and neglect. Possibly poached from the wild as a calf, torn away from her family and herd, she spent the early childhood years of her circus life being beaten into submission, punished regularly and deprived of food

By |April 13th, 2016|Animals, Elephants, Rescue|0 Comments|

Elvis Bear Turns One!

Approaching Elvis’ enclosure at the Agra Bear Rescue Facility, you are greeted by his nose, reaching out towards you, twitching and sniffing to find out who is visiting him. Having been hand-raised by the staff at ABRF, Elvis is always happy to be around people, and his joy is evident in the way he

By |March 31st, 2016|Animals, sloth bears|0 Comments|

Rose’s New Life At The Agra Bear Rescue Facility

In the few short months since her arrival at the Van Vihar Bear Rescue Facility, Rose has come a long way from being a timid and scared sloth bear cub to becoming strong and independent, under the watchful eyes of our team of dedicated vets and staff. Her undeterred spirit and strong will has

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

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