Conservation

A helping hand

Lyla Bavadam

 

A flamingo with an injured leg enjoying the sunshine at the Resqink rehab centre in Mumbai. Photo: Photograph: Courtesy of RAWW
An owl that was treated for cataracts. Photo: Photograph: Courtesy of RAWW
Pawan Sharma with a crocodile that was rescued from an urban drain in Thane. Photo: Photograph: Courtesy of RAWW
The RAWW team nets the area around the crocodile before they move in to pick it up for treatment. Photo: Photograph: Courtesy of RAWW
Baby parakeets rescued from being trafficked. Photo: Photograph: Courtesy of Resqink
Parakeet fledglings that fell off a 12th floor ledge in Mumbai. Photo: Photograph: Courtesy of RAWW
Hand-reared baby parakeets. Photo: Ritu Sharma Kurketi
Newborn squirrels that lost their mother. Photo: Photograph: Courtesy of RAWW
Two of them after a few weeks of hand-rearing at RAWW. Photo: Photograph: Courtesy of RAWW
A spotted deer that jumped on the cement sheet roof of a house and fell into the kitchen. Photo: Photograph: Courtesy of RAWW
Macaque babies that were hand-reared after their mothers were found dead. Photo: Photograph: Courtesy of RAWW
A langur that suffered an electric shock in a Mumbai suburb was rescued and treated. Photo: Photograph: Courtesy of RAWW
Kites that were battered and injured by the cyclonic winds of Tauktae were treated and released by RAWW. Photo: Photograph: Courtesy of RAWW
RAWW received a call about this macaque, which was found unconscious. She had just delivered a baby. Photo: Photograph: Courtesy of RAWW
A black-headed ibis with an injured wing. The migratory bird was affected by cyclone Tauktae. Photo: Photograph: Courtesy of RAWW
An adult macaque that was overfed by people with inappropriate food undergoes surgery. Photo: Photograph: Courtesy of RAWW
A golden jackal that had fallen inside a well undergoing treatment. Photo: Ritu Sharma Kukreti
Dr Rina Devi with an Amur falcon that was blown off course by cyclone Tauktae. Photo: Photograph: Courtesy of RAWW
A viper with maggots near its head is put in a sheath prior to veterinary treatment. Photo: Photograph: Courtesy of RAWW
The RAWW team is trained to go into inhospitable locations for wildlife rescue. Here, a team member enters a drain for a reptile rescue. Photo: Photograph: Courtesy of RAWW
Rescues require immense patience to be successful like the rescue of this injured peahen that flew up into a building in Thane after being chased by dogs. It was some hours before it could be caught and taken for treatment. Photo: Photograph: Courtesy of RAWW
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