With the temperature touching as high as 47 degrees Celsius (117 Fahrenheit) in the capital, the searing heat is taking a severe toll on urban wildlife, including the avian population. In addition to the dangers of the fatal, glass-coated “manja” (string) of flying kites that injure and claim the lives of countless birds in
The generally peaceful village of Panner Taluka, Maharashtra, saw a flurry of activity early one afternoon last week, as the quiet agricultural village’s farming schedule was disrupted by the presence of a young female leopard trapped in a well.
Fifty feet down the well and terrified for her life, the animal was clinging desperately onto
Tumbling down from Aligarh, the stream diverges out of the mighty Yamuna and traces its way through the state of Uttar Pradesh, feeding habitats that support people, plants and animals along the way. As it approaches the Vajipoor region, the stream is diverted into a series of smaller channels that trickle through the local
The Aga Khan Foundation in India is run by inspiring people doing amazing welfare work in the country, so when Wildlife SOS got a call from their Delhi office asking for help, we were only too happy to step right up.
The office building of the foundation is located in the capital nestled alongside a Nursery,
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
When the monsoons hit the city, the Wildlife SOS rapid response unit knows they’re in for a hectic month full of snake rescues as the reptiles struggle to find shelter in the urban jungle they live in. The Wildlife SOS rescue helpline (9871963535) rings off-the-hook with concerned people alerting the organization to snakes trapped
At 9:00 am, the morning of 25th May, the veterinary staff and keepers at Wildlife SOS’ Manikdoh Leopard Rescue Centre (mlrc) were starting surveillance rounds of the facility and feeding the rescued animals in their care, when a frantic call disrupted their daily routine.
The small farming village of Kothapur had woken up to a
An Earth Day awareness event was organised by Working With Nature Group (WWN) and Delhi Development (DDA) at Sanjay Van on 22 April 2015. The event was attended by over 250 students from over 15 schools, 2 colleges as well as some residents of Delhi. The chief Guest at the Function was the VC
Since the start of this year, Wildlife SOS’s 24 hour rescue helpline has been buzzing with distressed calls concerning injured Nilgais almost every day. It is shocking to know that a total of 29 of these beautiful creatures were found wounded till date in different parts of Delhi-NCR just in the last two months.