Age/sex: 7 years old/Female
Age at rescue: 5 years old
Personality traits/quirks: Curious and playful
Recognizable features: Abnormal gait due to gunshot wound
Physical condition and ongoing health challenges: Not undergoing any treatment
Facility (where the animal is): Bannerghatta Bear Rescue Centre
Favorite foods: Watermelons and Coconut
Sanctuary friends: Chandra, Mithali and Rati
Favorite activities: Relaxing on her hammock enrichment
Special needs or accommodations: Due to her gunshot injury that affected her gait, she cannot climb higher enrichments.
Background history: Hamsi was handed over to Wildlife SOS Bannerghatta Bear Rescue Centre in Bengaluru after the Forest Department spotted her limping abnormally, constantly licking her shoulder and bleeding. Hamsi came to Bannerghatta Bear Rescue Centre in 2018 for treatment and care but her injury was so grave that her healing took a very long time, that permanently affected her gait.