Captivity-caused Fatality

12 April, 2014

 This is the sad, true story of beautiful elephant Purnima who was unfortunate enough to be a temple elephant, used by her owners to beg for money and food. Temple elephants are deprived of all their basic, essential and natural needs. Click here to read this photo story, put together by Sujata Srinivasiyengar, a core member of the Captive Elephant Research Team in Bangalore.

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