Wildlife Trust of India

Conserve nature, especially endangered species and threatened habitats, in partnership with communities and governments.

Philip in the outdoor nursery at CWRC Oct 2011

Philip in the outdoor nursery at CWRC Oct 2011
Photo from Progress Report 'Philip Dev-Progress Report' (view small | med | large | orig)

Philip at this first meeting with the older calves

Philip at this first meeting with the older calves
Photo from Progress Report 'Philip Dev-Progress Report' (view small | med | large | orig)

One of the youngest calves at CWRC

One of the youngest calves at CWRC
Philip is one of the youngest calves at CWRC. Orphaned in an unfortunate fall down a rocky ravine, he was rescued and treated for his injuries at CWRC. Today, he is over his trauma and is an inquisitive youngster. His story is present in the report section. (view small | med | large | orig)

Playing in the nursery

Playing in the nursery
Playtime encourages bonding between the calves. It is this bonding that will enable them to behave as a herd during subsequent stages of reintegration. (view small | med | large | orig)

Being bottlefed by human foster parents at CWRC

Being bottlefed by human foster parents at CWRC
An elephant calf has 5 liters of milk during a feed and can finish the quantity in less than 2 minutes. The calves at the center are fed up to 8 times a day depending on their age and weaning schedule. (view small | med | large | orig)
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