Flooding is common in Assam, and many animals fleeing the rising waters are injured every rainy season. The Centre for Wildlife Rehabilitation and Conservation in the Indian state nurtures them back to health.
India's southern state of Kerala has had a long tradition of using elephants for religious celebrations and parades. The pomp, however, belies the cruel conditions under which these gentle giants live.
Every year, the monsoon floods parts of India's Assam region. This often hurts wild animals like elephants or rhinos, or separates them from their herds. A rescue station in the area steps in to help.
The world's largest land mammal is a huge draw for tourists. But while Africa's elephants are more likely to be spotted roaming vast nature reserves, their Asian cousins are less fortunate.
A global conference governing wildlife trade has voted against strengthening the ban on ivory sales. The result exposes divisions among African countries and experts over elephant conservation.
© 2018 Deutsche Welle |
Legal notice |
| Mobile version