18-month-old in January led to the Coimbatore Forest Division Narasimhan of the pack refused to accept it. In the same month, 16 months, was taken to the forest range Urigam Urigam Hosur when his mother died. In April 2009, two years, Sharon has been rescued from forests Sathyamangalam. Subsequently, two calves were rescued.
Monday abandoned elephant calf Uvapalayam forest Mettupalayam near Coimbatore. The villagers and forestry officials warn Uvapalayam, which in turn tried to combine the baby elephant with a herd that was crossing the forest Mettupalayam, but refused to accept the calf herd. Since the forest officials were able to trace the mother and the calf was weak and needed care, they decided to move it to the Vandalur Zoo.
After a long road trip, the calf was immediately sent to the zoo veterinary clinic within the medical examination on Tuesday. At the moment, with the exception of the five calves abandoned, also has a pair of adult elephants. Of these, two adults in the jumbo, man must be returned to the owner of Cuddalore, after verification of documents required for the directives of the High Court of Madras.
"When an animal should be saved to a zoo, we go to a general medical examination, because the animal is wild, and perhaps some of the infections. We take special care of rescued animals," zoo director KSSVP Reddy said.
Zoo officials said that a healthy calf. "He gave us a little bit of tender coconut water. Also arranged a separate bed with hay and left to others except in the calves," the official said. According to the official, dehydration is a common problem for young elephants, in particular, has rejected the calves saved from the wild. Feeding them is a challenge, because they feel alone and to refuse food. When a lot of experience, providing relief, the zoo authorities are confident to make a baby jumbo feel safe here.
Most rescued animals in the state, especially elephants, are sent to the Vandalur Zoo despite the Central Zoo Authority issue a directive in November 2009 against the fact that elephants in zoos. But the biggest Vandalur zoo in South Asia has the state of the art facilities of medicine. Moreover, officials and veterinarians who reside in the local zoo and medical care is available all day. Above all, feel safe here with other calves neglected. They are supported by a mahout, Arumugam and his family.