Khedda method

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Dr N. Kalaivanan and Dr P.S. Easa
The history of domesticating elephants in India can be traced to about 6000 BCE on the basis of rock paintings, says D.K. Lahiri-Choudhury in The Great Indian Elephant Book. Seals excavated from the sites of Indus Valley Civilisation (c. 2500–1500 BCE) suggest the presence of domesticated elephants…
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Dr P.S. Easa
Elephants have been managed in captivity in the country for a long time. Elephants have been captured from the wild using different techniques depending on the countries or regions. Traditional methods like Khedda, pit method, etc. are recently replaced with chemical capture. The captured elephants…
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