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VIDEO: Wild Elephant Caught âEUR~Blowing SmokeâEUR(TM) in Rare Footage
Offbeat  (tags: video, elephant, scientists, wildlife conservation socidety, india, animals, environment, wildlife )

Lone
- 4 days ago - ladyfreethinker.org
Scientists from the Wildlife Conservation Society caught a rare glimpse of an elephant appearing to blow smoke when they checked their camera traps in Nagaharole National Park in India. The elephant was blowing ashes off of wood charcoal
On a Tiger's Tail
Offbeat  (tags: tigers, India, forests, wildlife, protection, environment )

Cher
- 40 days ago - timesofindia.indiatimes.com
As the tiger, a full-grown male, skirts forestersâEUR(TM) attempts to track or capture it, conservationists are asking a key question: tiger habitats in India are protected, but are they connected?
Increased Big Cat Sightings May Create Spike in Tourism in Northeast
Offbeat  (tags: cats, India, wildlife, protection, sightings, tourism, endangered, extinction )

Cher
- 43 days ago - indiatoday.in
Have you seen tigers in the snow in India? You will now. There may be a compelling reason for tourists to head to the hills in the Northeast this coming summer, particularly to Arunachal Pradesh, as top tiger experts have pointed to a dozen big
Mavala Is Still Home to Wild Animals
Offbeat  (tags: wildlife, forests, India, protection, environment, animals )

Cher
- 54 days ago - thehindu.com
Though the forests are highly depleted now, some of the wild animals seem to have miraculously survived the onslaught of human interference over these years as found by the forest department recently.
Three Indian Owls Rescued From Wildlife Trafficking Racket
Offbeat  (tags: india, owls, rescued animals, injured, wildlife trafficking, deplorable conditions, rehabilitation, safety, Prevention of Animal cruelty, stronger protection, Wildlife conservation )


- 60 days ago - hsi.org
BANGALORE, India--Karnataka Forest Department's Chikkaballapur Division Officers, under the direction of DCF Dr. Manjunath I.F.S, rescued three Indian eagle-owls (Bubo bengalensis) from traffickers of the Hakki-pikki tribe about six kilometres from...
Nine-Day Hunt for Big Cats
Offbeat  (tags: tigers, reserves, census, India, wildlife, protection, environment )

Cher
- 60 days ago - telegraphindia.com
In Similipal tiger reserve, 250 forest employees are on the job for nine days using direct sighting, camera trap method and other techniques for the census.
In India, Agroforestry Is a Win for Both Tigers and Villagers
Offbeat  (tags: big cats, agroforestry, India, environment, protection, wildlife, humans, tigers, humans )

Cher
- 74 days ago - blogs.scientificamerican.com
Integrating trees into cropland makes agriculture more productive and preserves forests for the big cats and the ecosystems that depend on them
Meet Lata Kare, The 67-Year-Old Grandmother Who Runs Marathons Wearing A Sari
Offbeat  (tags: India, Maharashtra, Baramati Marathon, Lata Bhagwan Kare, inspiring, medical needs, husband, runner, marathon )

Evelyn
- 130 days ago - huffingtonpost.in
She first ran in 2013 to raise the money needed for her husband's MRI scan (and kind donors gave the extra needed when they heard her story). See story below. Then she decided to run again - and again!
A Big Heart and A Will to Run
Offbeat  (tags: India, Salwan Marathon, children, youth, sports, sportsmanship, differently-abled, Delhi, Rashmi Oberoi, The Citizen )

Evelyn
- 172 days ago - thecitizen.in
Sports inculcate something in you that no institution, family or friendship can. A quality that eventually emanates from you. The Salwan Marathon is definitely a string of moments, mixtures of events, emotions that are sampled by all those who are a part
Independence: Do Indians Care About the British Any More?
Offbeat  (tags: Independence, India, British Rule )


- 249 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Seventy years since India gained its independence from the British Empire, the UK is seeking a closer trading relationship. But what do modern Indians think about the British?
A Country Divided How It Affected Me
Offbeat  (tags: Ex-British Colonial Rule, Country Divided, India )


- 262 days ago - bbc.co.uk
It was one of the largest migrations the world has ever seen - with at least 10 million people on the move. Seventy years ago, in August 1947, British colonial rule in India came to an end.
Armless Indian Tailor Creates Garments With His Feet - Inspiring   video
Offbeat  (tags: India, Harayana, armless tailor, Madan Lal, determination, inspiration, "don't take 'no' for an answer" )

Evelyn
- 271 days ago - youtu.be
(If the voice giving the commentary infuriates you - read the text linked below!) Madan Lal was born without arms but learnt to use his talented toes to stitch beautiful garments from a shop in his village. Now he uses his talented toes to stitch be
Most Bird Species in An Aviary - Guinness World Records   video
Offbeat  (tags: India, Mysuru, Dr. Sri Ganapathy Sachchidananda Swamiji, Avadhoota Datta Peetham, Shukavana bird home, hospital, sanctuary )

Evelyn
- 304 days ago - youtu.be
The Shukavana bird home in Mysuru, India has set a record for the most bird species in an aviary. Dr Swamiji feels strongly about animal welfare and conservation, so he created Shukavana to preserve endangered species of birds.Shukavana bird home
BSF Men Play Good Samaritans to Birds, Wildlife in Jaisalmer
Offbeat  (tags: animals, wildlife, protection, water, India )

Anna
- 312 days ago - timesofindia.indiatimes.com
At a time when the temperature at Indo-Pak border adjoining Jaisalmer is hovering around 46-48 degrees, the jawans are acting as saviour for cattle, birds and wildlife in border areas by providing them food, water and shelter.
 

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