Bhubaneswar, June 18: A female elephant has fallen sick in Nandankanan zoological park in Bhubaneswar on Saturday.
The elephant is now under treatment of the OUAT doctors in a special enclosure.
Sources said that, the female elephant ’Prema’ who was inhabiting inside the Nandankanan zoo turned sick due to some wounds spotted in its hind legs went septic.
According to the attending veterinarians, the elephant has grown old whereas its wounds have started gangrening few months ago. As a result, pus and serum from the wounds are being extracted after regular dressing.
Pain killer medicines,injections along with antibiotics are being administered to it for healing up the wounds soon, said the treating doctors.