Captive Elephants in Sakrebyl forest camp

This investigation provides details of the population, management and welfare status of captive elephants kept in the Sakrebyl Forest Camp,Karnataka,Southern India.   Elephants kept in the camp were observed and their welfare status was assessed through a number of welfare parameters. This investigation also provides some insights on the scoio-economic status of the handlers, who have been part and parcel of the welfare status of captive elephants.