Sunday, February 17, 2008


1.For the purpose of easy identification, each elephant should be implanted
>with microchips in consultation with the respective Chief Wildlife Warden of
>the State.
>2.The elephants should be kept tied only in one leg with chain/ rope covered
>by leather tubes,the legs for tying may be kept changing.
>3.Only in caseof any elephant (male/female) is excited, irritated or
>creating any problem or in musth, the elephants should be more securely tied
>(may be tied on more than one leg) or other restraining measures can be
>4.Daily walk/exercise for atleast two hours in the early morning hours
>should be given to the all elephants.
>5.Tree fodder like peepal (Ficus religiosa), jamun(Schizigium cumini) and
>neem(Azardiractha indica) should be provided along with the branches.
>6.Treatment records should be kept as per the proforma provided by the
>Central Zoo Authority.
>7.Faecal samples of the animals should be examined periodically in the
>8.Screening against infectious and contagious diseases should be made
>9.Birth, death and acquisition report should be submitted to the Central Zoo
>Authority at the end of each financial year.
>10.The circus must procure a set of tranquilizing equipment with essential
>drugs for meeting the emergencies particularly when they have a young bull
>elephant which is coming to musth.
>(Brij Kishor Gupta)
>Central Zoo Authority
>Annexe 6, Bikaner House,
>Shahjahan Road ,
>New Delhi, India - 110003
>Phone : 91-11-23381585, 23070375
>Fax :91-11-23386012
>Website :

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