1 Tahrcountry Musings: Mahout School

Tuesday, February 01, 2005

Mahout School

The Kerala Forest and Wildlife Department is opening an school for Mahouts(Elephant Drivers). The School is being opened at Kodanad, near Perunbavoor, an hours drive from Cochin(Kochi). According to the Chief Wildlife Wardn of Kerala Shri. B.S Corrie, this is the first such venture in the country and will be a pathbreaking event in care and management of Elephants.The centre will train Mahouts from all over India in the nuances of scientific care of Elephants.

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