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A 7-year-old female leopard was rescued from a 50 ft deep well in Maharashtra by Wildlife SOS & the Forest Department and after mandatory observation, has been released back into the wild. In an unexpected turn of events, an adult leopardess

What makes a snake leave its common habitat and move to areas which are not a part of its range? Follow the account of a Saw-scaled viper, found in southern West Bengal. It was the 23rd of July, 2018. We were

The magnificent Pallas’ Fish-eagle is deemed to be Vulnerable, with a population of about 2,500 to 10,000 birds remaining in the wild. Besides direct persecution, humans contribute to the decline of this species through habitat degradation, pollution, and through draining

Here is a recap of the best of the best from the year gone by. 2018 has been a wonderful journey for us, and we invite you to glance again with fondness for the news, views and pictographic memories of

In an unprecedented move, the forest guards of Ranthambhore have attempted to raise orphaned tiger cubs in the wild, providing provisions and a semblance of security that was hitherto the responsibility of their mothers. Not only has this exercise over

Environmentalists termed the 2014 Sunderbans oil spill as an ‘ecological catastrophe’, hampering the well-being of various aquatic organisms in the area, as well as endangering several rare species including the Irrawaddy dolphins, Oriental small-clawed otters, Bengal tigers, rhesus macaques, leopards,

Rampant illegal cattle grazing in reserved forests leads to habitat loss for wildlife, which furthermore leads to devastating man-animal conflict. Cattle grazing can be regarded as a burning issue in forest conservation. Grazing is the cheapest way of feeding one’s cattle

A long-awaited homecoming for 51 repatriated Indian star tortoises! Follow the struggles of a team of wildlife biologists, working in tandem with the Indian and Singaporean governmental agencies to bring the small reptiles back to their native habitat. With over 25,000

Awareness and knowledge of the importance of conservation of wildlife and nature are still absent in a major portion of India’s backward class. Here is the sorry tale of an untimely demise of a  Common Flame-back woodpecker. As per my usual

Uncovered wells spell doom for leopards and other wildlife in Maharashtra. Here is an account of the recent rescue of a three-year-old leopard from an uncovered well. In an all too familiar scenario in India, open wells and uncovered water tanks