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Elephant Health Camp at Manas

Elephant Camp

Elephant Health Camp jointly conducted by IFAW-WTI and Manas National Park Authority inside  Manas National Park (MNP) on Wednesday, 29 January 2014. All together thirty nine (39) departmental captive elephants engaged in wildlife monitoring and patrolling duty were jointly investigated by the specialised veterinary team of IFAW-WTI along with veterinary team of Manas National Park.

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