Wildlife Dens Unblocked!



Den blocking for hunting wildlife like Indian Crested Porcupines is a common practice in our Grasslands. Since 2012 The Grasslands Trust' team has come across many such incidents. In August 2020, we presented a report on such den sites to the Forest Department and the Pune District SPCA. As a collaborative initiative these dens were cleared of stones and other debris, once again making them accessible to the wildlife that were its original occupants, with a hope that they make a comeback!


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