Over Fifty Parakeets and Tortoises Seized in Vadodara Raids!

Caged parakeets or turtles are a very common sight in Indian households. What most people are not aware of is that the possession and trade of native wildlife species is illegal under the Wildlife Protection Act, 1972. Under the garb of the pet trade, rare and endangered species are smuggled in and out of the country, due to their ever increasing […]

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Rescues From The Helpline – January 2021

Every month, we receive hundreds of calls regarding urban wildlife in distress. Wildlife SOS operates 24×7 emergency rescue helplines in three cities: Delhi NCR – +91-9871963535 Agra & Mathura in Uttar Pradesh – +91-9917109666 Vadodara, Gujarat – +91-9825011117 If you come across any wild animal in distress, please alert[…]

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All You Need To Know About The Bird Flu

The new year has been welcomed with high hopes and the unkindly return of the Bird Flu also called the Avian Influenza or H5N1. The origin of bird flu can be traced to the late 1990s when the outbreak was first noticed in geese in China. Bird flu was labeled “highly contagious” by scientists and rapidly spread among birds and poultry. The[…]

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Kite Festival Turns Deadly; WSOS Rushes to Rescue

It may take the Covid-19 vaccine ages before it reaches every single citizen of every single country. Hence, our footing must not slacken – many states across India continue to conduct Corona Abhiyaan. These workshops coordinated laterally across all fields and industries aim to educate people about the dangers of the pandemic. Wildlife SOS[…]

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Rescues from the helpline – December, 2020

Every month, we receive hundreds of calls regarding urban wildlife in distress. Wildlife SOS operates 24×7 emergency rescue helplines in three cities: Delhi NCR – +91-9871963535 Agra & Mathura in Uttar Pradesh – +91-9917109666 Vadodara, Gujarat – +91-9825011117 If you come across any wild animal in distress, please alert[…]

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Barn Owl Rescued From Maharashtra

Wildlife SOS and Maharashtra Forest Department have joined forces in rescuing animals in distress in Maharashtra. From rescuing Sambar deers in human habitation to hand-rearing orphaned leopard cubs, the unwavering support of Maharashtra Forest Department has facilitated the smooth rescue, release and rehabilitation of these animals. A barn[…]

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Wildlife Traffickers Busted For Illegally Selling A Hedgehog!

Wildlife trade is certainly one of the biggest threats to the survival of species across the world today. In India, such trends have escalated in recent years due to the burgeoning demand of ‘exotic’ animals in the pet trade industry as well as of animal body parts and by-products like tiger pelts and tiger bones, rhino horns, pangolin[…]

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Rescues from the helplines: November!

Every month, we receive hundreds of calls regarding urban wildlife in distress. To combat the rising number of conflict cases, Wildlife SOS operates a 24×7 emergency rescue helplines manned by our Rapid Response Team in three cities: Delhi NCR – +91-9871963535 Agra & Mathura in Uttar Pradesh – +91-9917109666 Vadodara, Gujarat[…]

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The Art of Coexisting: Grappling with Man-Animal Conflict

A most commonly observed phenomenon - man animal conflict - has been one of the biggest challenges to conservation efforts in the twenty-first century. For wildlife conservation organizations like Wildlife SOS, it is a frequent occurrence to chance upon such cases– countless animals like hyenas, elephants, leopards and bears have been rescued[…]

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Exotic Pet Trade Threatens India’s Endangered Species

From their use in traditional Chinese medicine to the pet trade industry, the reasons for wild animals to be trafficked from across national and international borders in skyrocketing numbers are on the rise. According to news reports, the global illegal trade in wildlife is worth up to US$ 19 billion annually, being the fourth largest illicit[…]

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