Animal & Pets

A case of animal abuse, Raju who was chained for 50 years in a row.

SAVE ANIMALS?- A MYTH THAT NEEDS RECONSIDERATION:

Inhuman treatment of animals:

animal abuse:has been a major concern in the society as they suffer from inhuman treatment and hardship.

We can clearly depict a monstrous act behind such inhuman treatment of the elephant, Raju. Could you imagine being locked for more than 50 years in a row? We talk about saving animals but such acts prove otherwise. 

Raju, the Indian elephant was locked for more than 50 years. It was only when a team of Wildlife SOS-UK came and rescued Raju.  He was then transferred to the Elephant Conservation and Care Centre in M.athura. 

 

A heartbreaking story of Raju, the poor elephant who suffered mercilessly at the hands of humans:

 

Raju had 27 owners which is a life worse than a nightmare. He was locked with hard-edged shackles clamped on his four feet . The ruthless owners used him to earn money. They would force the elephant for entertainment in order to receive coins.

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Later, a rescue team of 10 vets, wildlife experts from the charity and certain Forest Commissioners took steps in conducting Raju’s rescue.

The UP Forest Department requested the London-based agency to take steps regarding the cruelty inflicted upon Raju. Though late, justice was served. 9ln7xid00bntkkzkq8t0

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Raju was finally rescued and was transferred to an Elephant Conservation and Care Centre at Mathura.

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Raju could not break free from the painful memories and to bring him towards a normal state was a very difficult task for the team. He spent a week alone in isolation and medical attention and then was left with the company of two other elephants- Rajesh and Bhola.

 

SENSING THE FEELINGS OF FREEDOM

Gradually Raju took his first steps of freedom. Witnessing such a change, people became emotional. Raju is currently in a healthy state and celebrated his 51st birthday. He is living with 14 other elephants.

Through this heart-breaking story, I hope people realize the importance of preservation towards wildlife. I recommend every wildlife enthusiasts to be cautious about such matters.

 

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