Girija Prasad Manikantan - Elephant

The report investigates the well-being and the status of cruelty inflicted on the male elephant GirijaPrasad when it was managed by a temple at Bangalore. It is presently housed at the Bannerghata Biological Parkf ollowing rescue. His welfare status under private and current ownership has been assessed. Welfare and cruelty status have been measured interms of a number of ecological, management and veterinary parameters.