Poornima - Elephant

This report assesses the welfare of the elephant Poornima in Pune. The elephant is presently housed at the Rajiv Gandhi Zoological Park following her rescue from a private owner. Her welfare status under pre-seizure phase has been measured in terms of a number of ecological, management and veterinary parameters such as the type of shelter provided, area of the shelter, flooring type available, provision of food, types of feed provided, provision for interaction among elephants,
availability of veterinary care, etc.