487 kgs of Ivory Seized in Undercover Operation in Delhi

Roar of the Tiger in Tezpur’s AIR Campus

Second Edition of Elephant Cup Kicked Off at Karbi Anglong

Rarely seen Hog Badger Rescued and Released Back to Wild

IFAW-WTI Celebrates Wildlife Week in Assam with Children

Ivory Trade Kingpin Nabbed at Delhi

WTI holds Workshop on Impact of Linear Intrusions on Wildlife and the Way Forward

WTI & Aircel Invite Media to Become Stakeholders in Wildlife Conservation

Two Open Billed Stork Fledglings Released in Kaziranga

Female Elephant Calf Admitted at CWRC

Gujarat State Biodiversity Board and Biodiversity Management Committee teams visit Gondia

Training on construction of ICSs in Nagzira Nawegaon

WTI Holds Awareness Programme on Wildlife during Ganesh Utsav in Gondia

IFAW- WTI Conduct a Teacher’s Workshop for 37 Educators of Kokrajhar and Chirang

Wayanad Corridor Secured by WTI Gets Legal Protection from Kerala Government

Three Open Billed Stork fledglings Admitted to CWRC

Rescued Rusty Spotted Cat to Undergo Soft Release Programme

WTI Equips & Trains Chhattisgarh’s 87 Frontline Forest Staff

Kaziranga Floods: CWRC-MVS attends 11 Wildlife Displacement Cases

Frontline Staff in Similipal Trained on Attending to Wildlife in Distress

CWRC Foundation Day: First Batch of Employees Felicitated

Four Hand Raised Palm Civets Ready for Release

IFAW-WTI Provides Ex-gratia Support to Tiger Trackers’ Family

Clouded Leopard Cub Admitted at IFAW-WTI run Wildlife Transit Home in Assam

Abandoned Elephant Calf Admitted at CWRC

International Alliance to Raise £20 million to Secure 100 Corridors for Elephants

IFAW-WTI Rehabilitated Rhino Gives Birth in Manas NP

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Photo of the Week!

Photo: Amrit Menon/WTI/ 09.10.15



In his blog, IFAW-WTI's Project Lead, Panjit Basumatary, recalls his experience of nurturing a rhino calf that was rescued from Kaziranga National Park in Assam. He shares how his daughter has found a new friend in the rhino calf Read more
We walked almost a kilometre from the place where we left the jeep. The evening sun was still hot and signs of the forthcoming summer were around. Read more
Two months is a relatively short amount of time in an elephant’s lifespan. Read more
Elephants are long-lived creatures. As an Order, Proboscideans have existed nearly 60 million years. The Asian elephant has been around at least 250,000 years. The average elephant lives 60 years, and can sometimes live up to a hundred. Read more
It is rare that a person finds a job that they've always dreamt of, but that's right where I find myself now. I just started up as a wildlife vet working with WTI's MVS unit in Bandipur NP. It has been a month since I joined and I love it! Read more
In this blog, WTI's Pow Aim Hailowng remembers the day when she volunteered to capture nilgai from IGI Airport. Pow recounts her experiences of capturing these magnificent creatures and releasing them in a safer habitat away from human habitation. Read more
Dr Panjit Basumatary is elated. A rhino calf found in the backyard of a house, attacked by a tiger, recovers from his injuries and walks into the open for the first time. IFAW-WTI veterinarian, Dr Basumatary, recounts his experience of saving this r Read more
The Centre for Bear Rehabilitation and Conservation (CBRC) is the first specialised rehabilitation centre for Asiatic black bears in India. Supported by the Ministry of Environment and Forests (MoEF), the centre was established jointly by the Arunachal Pradesh Forest Department, International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) and Wildlife Trust of India (WTI) in 2002, with an aim to rehabilitate displaced cubs back into the wild.
The Whale Shark Conservation Project attempts to generate baseline data on the whale shark to aid its long-term conservation in India. A joint venture of the Gujarat Forest Department, Tata Chemicals Limited (TCL) and Wildlife Trust of India (WTI), the project activities involve scientific studies of whale sharks through photo-identification, genetic analysis and satellite tagging.
Mobile Veterinary Service (MVS) project is one of the unique efforts of Wildlife Trust of India (WTI) to provide in-situ emergency relief to displaced or distressed wild animals. The project envisages placement of trained and equipped wildlife veterinarians in major protected areas across the country to ensure round-the-clock medical attention to wild animals in need.
The Udanti Wild Buffalo Recovery Project aims to stabilise the wild buffalo population in Udanti Wildlife Sanctuary, Chhattisgarh by implementing a number of ex situ and in situ interventions.
In November, 2010, Forest Department of Assam and WTI in collaboration with ONGC launched a 3-year long ecological research programme – the “Eastern Swamp Deer Conservation Project” in Kaziranga, in an effort to understand the ecology of the swamp deer and develop strategies for conservation of the sub-species. This was designed, to help in developing conservation strategies for the swamp deer population in Kaziranga and to create new sub-populations in the subspecies’ erstwhile distribution.

In a major boost to combating wildlife crimes, for the first time in India, Wildlife Trust of India (WTI) with support of Wildlife Crime Control Bureau (WCCB) has developed an Android based smartphone application wherein users can report wildlife crimes from anywhere across the country using their phones. The app also has an integrated digital version of the Wild Life (Protection) Act, 1972 and was formally handed over to WCCB on November 3, 2014.


Animal Action Education is the largest animal-focused educational activity in the world and draws participation of millions of children world wide. Organised in 18 countries including India, dive into the world of animals as the various packs teach you all you need to know about from elephants and tigers to cats and dogs!



Royal Beginings
HRH The Prince of Wales speaking at the fundraiser where five NGOs signed an MoU to raise £20 million to secure 100 elephant corridors in India by 2025. The event was held in St. James, London on 30th June, 2015.
Vivek Menon, ED & CEO, WTI signing the MoU with Simon Lyster, Chair, WLT, in presence of Indian High Commissioner. The event was held in St. James, London on 30th June, 2015
The Changemakers
The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall with the signatories
Pachyderm People
The representatives of 5 NGOs posing for shutterbugs
Auto for ElephantsRoyalty for Cause
HRH The Prince of Wales, The Duchess of Cornwall, Ruth Powys and Ben Elliott at the MoU signing and fund raising event in London on 30th June 2015.
Good Vibrations
The band, Atmosphere, performing at the event in London on June 30, 2015.
Princess Diaries
Princess Eugene of York at the event in London.on June 30, 2015
She moves like Jagger
BIianca Jagger, wife of Mick Jagger, at the fund raiser at St.James's, London, on 30th June 2015.
The Glamour Quotient
Singer, Model and Actor Ashley Roberts at the the fund raiser and MoU signing
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