May 25, 2018
Why do we hold these gentle giants from the wild in captive and torture them? Why isn’t the treatment meted out to temple elephants monitored? “The elephant that trampled a mahout in Samayapuram temple was tortured. He pricked the jumbo with a nail to get her to listen to him and the elephant only reacted to his inhuman treatment”, say activists. And NO , 10- year-old Masini is a female elephant and she was not in musth, they add.