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Mission Statement

The Elephant Care International mission is to foster and deliver healthcare for elephants and promote the harmony and well-being of humans and elephants where they share natural environments.

For more information please see:

http://www.elephantcare.org/mission.htm

Description

Elephant Care International works to improve elephant healthcare and to reduce human-elephant conflict. There is an opportunity to serve both elephants and humans by focusing on the interfaces between captive/wild elephants, captive elephants/man, and wild elephants/man.

Elephant Tuberculosis Initiative - addressing a very serious problem
Alternative to culling - new long-acting contraceptive being tested
Nepal TB Project - to verify new techniques for diagnosisthat could save elephants
Elephant publications -
a new book on elephant biology, medicine, and surgery
Website -
elephant formulary, healthcare database, forum, standards, etc.
Sumatran Elephant Healthcare and Conservation -
elephants in peril
Additional projects -
community-based human-elephant conflict, necropsy teams, small grants program, online elephant medical image library, etc.

Website

http://www.elephantcare.org

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