http://www.ifaw.org/africa/theme/everything/rss.xml/124/13 en WATCH: Indian wildlife saved from monsoon floods in Kaziranga National Park http://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/watch-indian-wildlife-saved-monsoon-floods-kaziranga-national-park <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/africa/about-us/elephants/subhamoy-bhattacharjee">Subhamoy Bhattacharjee</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Wed, 09/10/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><iframe allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="343" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/WVOpeWMlg_E" width="610"></iframe></p> <p>With the bright sun high above our heads we notice that the flood waters on every corner of Kaziranga National Park are gradually receding.</p> <p>Since the beginning of the monsoon floods that started on August 25<sup>th</sup>, the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) and Wildlife Trust of India&rsquo;s (WTI) four mobile units joined forces with the Kaziranga forest authority and local people to rescue 33 wild animals.</p> </div><div class="field field-type-emvideo field-field-embed-video"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="emvideo emvideo-video emvideo-youtube"><div id="media-youtube-1" class="media-youtube"> <div id="media-youtube-default-external-1"> <object type="application/x-shockwave-flash" height="292" width="460" data="http://www.youtube.com/v/WVOpeWMlg_E&amp;amp;rel=0&amp;amp;enablejsapi=1&amp;amp;playerapiid=ytplayer&amp;amp;fs=1" id="media-youtube-default-external-object-1"> <param name="movie" value="http://www.youtube.com/v/WVOpeWMlg_E&amp;amp;rel=0&amp;amp;enablejsapi=1&amp;amp;playerapiid=ytplayer&amp;amp;fs=1" /> <param name="allowScriptAccess" value="sameDomain"/> <param name="quality" value="best"/> <param name="allowFullScreen" value="true"/> <param name="bgcolor" value="#FFFFFF"/> <param name="scale" value="noScale"/> <param name="salign" value="TL"/> <param name="FlashVars" value="playerMode=embedded" /> <param name="wmode" value="transparent" /> <!-- Fallback content --> <a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WVOpeWMlg_E"><img src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/emvideo-youtube-WVOpeWMlg_E_1.jpg" alt="See video" title="See video" width="460" height="292" /></a> </object> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/watch-indian-wildlife-saved-monsoon-floods-kaziranga-national-park" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Animal rescue flood Kaziranga National Park monsoon Wildlife Trust of India WTI Video Tue, 09 Sep 2014 15:46:21 +0000 Subhamoy Bhattacharjee 101347 at http://www.ifaw.org WATCH: Orphaned yearling grizzly Littlefoot has made it to freedom http://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/watch-orphaned-yearling-grizzly-littlefoot-has-made-it-freedom <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/africa/about-us/animal-rescue/angelika-langen">Angelika Langen</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Thu, 09/04/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><iframe allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="343" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/H3qXVUAfb4g" width="610"></iframe></p> <p>It&rsquo;s as if fate has been against Littlefoot for most of his young life. But every obstacle he&rsquo;s faced has been overcome, whether through his own determination, or through the help of the humans who are on his side.</p> </div><div class="field field-type-emvideo field-field-embed-video"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="emvideo emvideo-video emvideo-youtube"><div id="media-youtube-2" class="media-youtube"> <div id="media-youtube-default-external-2"> <object type="application/x-shockwave-flash" height="292" width="460" data="http://www.youtube.com/v/H3qXVUAfb4g&amp;amp;rel=0&amp;amp;enablejsapi=1&amp;amp;playerapiid=ytplayer&amp;amp;fs=1" id="media-youtube-default-external-object-2"> <param name="movie" value="http://www.youtube.com/v/H3qXVUAfb4g&amp;amp;rel=0&amp;amp;enablejsapi=1&amp;amp;playerapiid=ytplayer&amp;amp;fs=1" /> <param name="allowScriptAccess" value="sameDomain"/> <param name="quality" value="best"/> <param name="allowFullScreen" value="true"/> <param name="bgcolor" value="#FFFFFF"/> <param name="scale" value="noScale"/> <param name="salign" value="TL"/> <param name="FlashVars" value="playerMode=embedded" /> <param name="wmode" value="transparent" /> <!-- Fallback content --> <a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H3qXVUAfb4g"><img src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/emvideo-youtube-H3qXVUAfb4g_3.jpg" alt="See video" title="See video" width="460" height="292" /></a> </object> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/watch-orphaned-yearling-grizzly-littlefoot-has-made-it-freedom" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Animal rescue Bears bear British Canada Columbia grizzly lights NLWS northern rehabilitation Video Wed, 03 Sep 2014 14:58:03 +0000 Angelika Langen 101302 at http://www.ifaw.org Critically endangered Bengal florican rescued in Northeast India http://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/critically-endangered-bengal-florican-rescued-northeast-india <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/africa/about-us/elephants/subhamoy-bhattacharjee">Subhamoy Bhattacharjee</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Wed, 09/03/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="An IFAW Wildlife Rescue Centre staff member holds a rescued Bengal Florican." class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/Bengal-Florican_Web1.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 458px;" title="An IFAW Wildlife Rescue Centre staff member holds a rescued Bengal Florican." />This is her first ever visit and she represents a critically endangered species. The blue sky and the landscape of &nbsp;Kaziranga National Park in Northeast India&nbsp;still has impression of their existence while they fly or roam around this world heritage site.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/critically-endangered-bengal-florican-rescued-northeast-india" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Animal rescue Bengal florican bird rescue IFAW Wildlife Rescue Centre Tue, 02 Sep 2014 16:38:50 +0000 Subhamoy Bhattacharjee 101297 at http://www.ifaw.org Sad news of Zambian elephant calf Ntubya’s death http://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/sad-news-zambian-elephant-calf-ntubya%E2%80%99s-death <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/africa/about-us/elephants/sarah-davies">Sarah Davies</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Thu, 08/28/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="Ntubya during her treatment at the Elephant Orphanage Project." class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/Ntubya-in-stable_web.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 490px;" title="Ntubya during her treatment at the Elephant Orphanage Project." />Found scared and alone, the elephant calf came into our care severely dehydrated and protein-deficient from weeks of being separated from her mother and her nourishing milk.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/sad-news-zambian-elephant-calf-ntubya%E2%80%99s-death" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Elephants Animal rescue Elephants David Shepherd Wildlife Foundation Elephant orphanage project Game Rangers International Ntubya Wed, 03 Sep 2014 16:22:55 +0000 Sarah Davies 101305 at http://www.ifaw.org Chartered flight brings rescued baby elephant “Ntubya” to Zambia orphanage http://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/chartered-flight-brings-rescued-baby-elephant-%E2%80%9Cntubya%E2%80%9D-zambia-orphanage <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/africa/about-us/elephants/sarah-davies">Sarah Davies</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Mon, 08/18/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="&quot;Ntubya&quot; being fed in her travel crate as she arrives at Lilayi Elephant Nursery." class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/Ntubya_feeding_crate_web.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 484px;" title="&quot;Ntubya&quot; being fed in her travel crate as she arrives at Lilayi Elephant Nursery." />Last Wednesday, an 18-month-old elephant calf, named &ldquo;Ntubya&rdquo; after the village in which she was rescued, safely arrived safely at the Lilayi Elephant Nursery.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/chartered-flight-brings-rescued-baby-elephant-%E2%80%9Cntubya%E2%80%9D-zambia-orphanage" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Elephants Animal rescue Africa calf elephant orphan orphanage rehabilitation rescue Zambia Mon, 18 Aug 2014 16:12:58 +0000 Sarah Davies 101163 at http://www.ifaw.org Spotlight Zambia: milestone event in 9 year old orphaned elephant Chodoba's life http://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/spotlight-zambia-milestone-event <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/africa/about-us/elephants/sarah-davies">Sarah Davies</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Thu, 08/14/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>A milestone event was witnessed at Kafue National Park in Zambia last month.</p> <p>The 9-year-old rehabilitated orphaned elephant named Chodoba, one of the Elephant Orphanage Project herd, was seen socialising with wild elephants near a waterhole named Chintumba Pool,which is situated close to Camp Phoenix.</p> <p>Wild elephants frequent this area at night, but we were lucky enough to capture this encounter in the late afternoon light.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/spotlight-zambia-milestone-event" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Elephants Animal rescue Elephants Africa elephant GRI orphanage partnership Zambia Wed, 13 Aug 2014 17:57:10 +0000 Sarah Davies 101117 at http://www.ifaw.org