Close Management of Indian Elephant (Elephas Maximus Indicus Cuvier, 1798) (Proboscidea: Elephantidae) With Their Past Knowledge: A Review

Keywords: Elephants, Management, Clash, Reproduction, Health, Enclosure, Circus, Superstition


Since elephants have a gigantic impact on the ecosystem, so this is a major issue for their conservation. In this perspective, the review article could assist to identify such beneficial events as the welfare in any geographical area. This type of review method carries a fashionable amount of key points in evolution and conservation biology. Antecedent superstitions, as well as animal parts for traditional treatments and so-called clashes with elephants, had been noted very clearly. Abuse of elephants was common in the circus team. As these mastodons are huge animal, so it needs a large amount of lands with other facilities (walking, grooming, bathing, wallowing, playing, etc.), and at the end their suitable breeding ground. A routine-wise medical checkup should be maintained by a registered veterinarian in ex-situ enclosures.