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Dr P.S. Easa
For millennia, humans and elephants have shared the earth and lived together in harmony. In fact, elephants have attracted humans from time immemorial; at first with astonishment for their size, tusks and unusual trunks, and then admiration, devotion and fear. Elephants have come to be seen as…
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Sreedhar Vijayakrishnan
The practice of capturing wild Asian elephants and then taming and training them for work originated approximately 4000 years ago. Originally used as war elephants on battlefields, they came to be used extensively as draught animals in the logging of forests, in timber yards, in clearing land for…
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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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