International Journal of Veterinary Sciences and Animal Husbandry
Vol. 5, Issue 4, Part C (2020)
Comparison of cortisol level in Asian elephants of different tiger reserves of Madhya Pradesh
Author(s): Madhvee Dhairykar, KP Singh, Kajal Kumar Jadav and Nidhi Rajput
Abstract: The park elephants of different tiger reserves including Kanha, Panna and Bandhavgarh were incorporated for the assessment of cortisol levels in male, female and sub-adults groups. Overall cortisol level obtained 234.2 ng/g, 250.8 ng/g, 232.2 ng/g in Kanha tiger reserve, Panna tiger reserve and Bandhavgarh tiger reserve respectively. Out of 30 elephants, male and female shows no difference in level of cortisol however age wise assessment of cortisol level shows calves have least stress rather than adults and sub-adults.
How to cite this article:
Madhvee Dhairykar, KP Singh, Kajal Kumar Jadav, Nidhi Rajput. Comparison of cortisol level in Asian elephants of different tiger reserves of Madhya Pradesh. Int J Vet Sci Anim Husbandry 2020;5(4):152-155.