Author Archives: Callum

A Sunday with elephants

My friend Raju Khan informed over phone that his female elephant “Jone” performing tourism duty in Kaziranga National Park (KNP) has a swollen foreleg. There was no known history of injury. The park was just opened for tourists on 2nd … Continue reading

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Health camp at Orang National park

I organized a fringe area livestock vaccination and camp elephant treatment camp for 3 days in Orang National Park, from 29th of April till 1st of May, 2017. Nine of my colleagues, PG students and internees accompanied me to render … Continue reading

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Vaccination clinic at Laokhow-Burhachapori

The Laokhow-Burhachapori camp was a grand success. We vaccinated nearly 3000 livestock against dreaded bacterial diseases namely Haemorrghagic septicaemia and Black quarter. These diseases can potentially spread to precious wild animals with whom they share the grazing fields. The two camp … Continue reading

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Dr. KK Sarma is featured in a new book

Wild Lives: Leading Conservationists on The Animals and the Planet They Love is a new book featuring a chapter about Dr. Sarma and his work with Asian elephants. See the details here:

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Health Clinic In Nameri National Park

Nameri is a National park of about 200 sq. km in the foot hills of Arunachal Pradesh, famous for wild elephants, tiger, wild bison and white winged wood duck, the state bird of Assam. It is on the bank of Jia-bhoreli … Continue reading

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Temple Elephants

One of Dr. Sarma’s interests is the health and welfare of temple elephants throughout India. Here we see KK receiving a blessing from an elephant in Jaipur.

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Manas National Park Elephant Clinic

Manas National Park in the northern Assam bordering Bhutan is a 500 square KM pristine forest, is a world Heritage site and is famous for its magnificent biodiversity. The forest changes from dry-deciduous to moist-evergreen in a span of just … Continue reading

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