WORLD ELEPHANT DAY 2023
Nandankanan Zoological Park
World Elephant Day was celebrated at Nandankanan Zoological Park on 12th August, 2023 with the following events.
1. Asian elephants of Nandankanan Zoological Park were provided with a special treat of feeding enrichment including coconut, banana, sugarcane, maize, watermelon, and apple.
2. The Mahouts of Nandankanan were felicitated for their dedicated care and management of the zoo elephants.
3. A Signature campaign was observed. In the said programme distinguished guests and visitors have given messages on elephant conservation.
4. On this occasion online slogan and painting competition on elephants were conducted at Nandankanan website i.e., www.nandankanan.org . After the evaluation prizes will be sent to the winners. All the participants will be given e-certificate for their participation.
5. An on-the-spot quiz competition was organised for the visitors based on elephants and their conservation. It was coordinated by the Zoo Volunteers.
6. Keepers talk programme was also conducted with special focus to Nandankanan elephants to aware visitor about how keepers take care of elephant in daily routine.