Topic: India’s first elephant rehabilitation centre
Topic in Syllabus: Ecology & Environment
India’s first elephant rehabilitation centre is to be set up in Kottoor, Kerala.
- It is being planned on the lines of the Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage in Sri Lanka.
- Recently India has also opened its first water clinic for elephants suffering from arthritis, joint pain and foot ailments at a wildlife SOS Elephant Hospital, Mathura, UP.
- Rehabilitation centre is aimed at providing protection to abandoned, orphaned, injured and older elephants.
- It is planning to give an opportunity for people to know more about elephants and will be a boon for wildlife researchers and veterinary students.
- The rehabilitation centre is expected to have an elephant museum, mahout training center, super-specialty hospital, a retirement home and crematorium for the animals.
Consider the following statement(s) related to the objective of Project Elephant
- To protect elephants, their habitat & corridors.
- To address issues of man-animal conflict.
- Welfare of domesticated elephants.
Which of the above statements are true ?
a) 1 only
b) 2 only
c) All of the above
d) None the above