Rescued Elephants in India Receive Loving Care After Being Fitted in Warm Knitwear Donated By Ladies Spending Hours Hand Knitting & Crocheting Jumbo-Sized Sweaters and Leggings For Them
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Rescued Elephants in India Receive Loving Care After Being Fitted in Warm Knitwear Donated By Ladies Spending Hours Hand Knitting & Crocheting Jumbo-Sized Sweaters and Leggings For Them

It didn’t take long, after an appeal from Wildlife SOS’s founder Kartick Satyanarayan, for three formally abused elephants, Suzy, Laxmi and Phoolkali to be outfitted in colorful knitwear. And the females, whose home is now at the Elephant Conservation and Care Center in Mathura, India could not be more grateful for the kind gesture from … Continue reading

The Rescue of Mohan the Elephant: How the “Unluckiest Elephant in the World” Became the Luckiest Elephant of Them All : Part 2
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The Rescue of Mohan the Elephant: How the “Unluckiest Elephant in the World” Became the Luckiest Elephant of Them All : Part 2

Mohan is now experiencing a freedom unlike he has ever known before. He surrounded by the love and kindness from the humans who rescued him, “Mohan’s FREEDOM Team,” at the Elephant Care & Conservation Center . And he knows that, in time, when he has started to heal (he is physically quite fragile & of … Continue reading

The Rescue of Mohan the Elephant: How the “Unluckiest Elephant in the World” Became the Luckiest Elephant of Them All : Part 1
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The Rescue of Mohan the Elephant: How the “Unluckiest Elephant in the World” Became the Luckiest Elephant of Them All : Part 1

A PROPER GREETING The welcoming committee could not have been more enthusiastic, or intuitive, when “one of the girls” had taken it upon her elephant self to wave a banner, one of the many that had been placed along a fence, upon which the word ‘freedom’ was so prominently displayed. And while it is unknown exactly … Continue reading

Lakhi : Elephant of the Week at Wildlife SOS India : The Elephant Conservation and Care Center
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Lakhi : Elephant of the Week at Wildlife SOS India : The Elephant Conservation and Care Center

Name: Lakhi Date of Birth: approx. 1955 Species: Indian Elephant Gender: Female Where Now: Wildlife SOS India, The Elephant Conservation and Care Center in Mathura Sobriquet: Former “ Begging Elephant “ known as Lakhi the Blind Elephant   For more photos and updates of Lakhi you will love see them at: Wildlife SOS India Facebook … Continue reading

Suraj the One-Eared Indian Temple Elephant RESCUED After Confined and Suffering in 12 Foot Square Room For 20 Years
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Suraj the One-Eared Indian Temple Elephant RESCUED After Confined and Suffering in 12 Foot Square Room For 20 Years

It took an army of rescuers some 70 strong, including “officers from the police and local forestry department”. There were 20 agents from Wildlife SOS (the charity who had legally secured Suraj’s release) as well. The word was out that a backlash from the locals and the mahouts would cause the elephant more suffering (the … Continue reading

“We Have to Release Them. We Have to Release Them. We Have to Release Them.”  Liz Jones and the Elephants Part 4
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“We Have to Release Them. We Have to Release Them. We Have to Release Them.” Liz Jones and the Elephants Part 4

Hope For a New Beginning But there is hope. Geeta Seshamani of Wildlife SOS has offered assistance in the matter. They were responsible for rescuing Raju, now 51, who endured repeated head beatings so severe it blinded him. The elephant and the journalist came together recently at the Wildlife SOS’s refuge near New Delhi. It … Continue reading