http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/theme/everything/rss.xml/1/13 en WATCH: Indian wildlife saved from monsoon floods in Kaziranga National Park http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/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="/united-states/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/united-states/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/united-states/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="/united-states/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/united-states/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/united-states/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="/united-states/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/united-states/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/united-states/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="/united-states/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/united-states/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 Rescued yearling grizzly cub returns to the wild near Cranbrook via BC pilot project http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/rescued-yearling-grizzly-cub-returns-wild-near-cranbrook-bc-pilot-project <div class="field field-type-date field-field-date"> <div class="field-label">Publication Date:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Mon, 08/25/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image-optional"> <div class="field-label">Image:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image_optional" width="300" height="200" title="Rescued yearling grizzly cub returns to the wild near Cranbrook via BC pilot project" alt="Rescued yearling grizzly cub returns to the wild near Cranbrook via BC pilot pro" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/grizzley%20bear%20release_300px.jpg?1408988617" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>Littlefoot, a grizzly yearling, has been released back into the wild near Cranbrook, BC. He was found this spring severely underweight after being orphaned prior to hibernation last fall. After being cared for by the Northern Lights Wildlife Society (NLWS, <a href="http://www.wildlifeshelter.com">www.wildlifeshelter.com</a>) since June, Littlefoot has gone from a scrawny 28 pounds to a hearty 98 pounds. He was released yesterday away from human activity near where he was found. Littlefoot has been fitted with a satellite collar and will be monitored for the next 18 months.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/rescued-yearling-grizzly-cub-returns-wild-near-cranbrook-bc-pilot-project" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Animal rescue Bears bears British Columbia Ministries of Enviroment Forest Grizzly bear Lands and Natural Resource Operations Northern Lights Wildlife Society orphan bears Mon, 25 Aug 2014 16:40:06 +0000 adintino 101199 at http://www.ifaw.org Chartered flight brings rescued baby elephant “Ntubya” to Zambia orphanage http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/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="/united-states/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/united-states/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 16:10:58 +0000 Sarah Davies 101162 at http://www.ifaw.org