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Health card for tuskers mandatory

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JUMBO CHECK-UP: Veterinary surgeons conducting a check-up before issuing health cards to tuskers in Kollam on Tuesday.

KOLLAM: Health cards issued by the Animal Husbandry Department have become mandatory for elephants to participate in temple rituals and gaja melas.

At a camp organised at Kottiyam on Tuesday, 35 tuskers were issued the health card. The camp was organised by the department in association with the Forest Department, the Kerala Elephant Owners Federation, and the Kollam unit of the Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (SPCA). Senior veterinary surgeon of the AHD B. Aravind said that the tuskers were subjected to a thorough check up before issuing the health cards.

To enable their tuskers to participate in rituals and gaja melas, owners will also have to present the mirco-chip implantation certificate and the SPCA training certificate for mahouts.

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