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Manjunath applies the dark brown poultice to the affected area. This unconventional but effective remedy is known as ‘bajaara’ has been passed down by generations of tribal mahouts. “It is better than calling the vet who uses allopathic remedies.”
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Title mahout -
Location at Dubare elephant camp (Aanekaadu) in India

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Manjunath , camp mahout in India

Born ? in India .

Ram was blinded in a battle with another Tusker that also cost him a tusk. He was found starving in the forest and brought to the Dubare camp. Ram is a very old elephant and is estimated to be about 65 years old. Manjunath and Pavi look after him. “Ram is like my brother. I tend to all his needs. He is blind and cannot do any work but that’s okay. I still take care of him,” says Manjunath.

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Koehl, Dan, (2023). mahout Manjunath in India. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 9 December 2023 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

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