Sunday, March 23, 2008

Konni Elephant Kraal


Konni elephant camp(courtsey:Konniecotourism.org)

Twins from Konni Elephant Kraal



Konni, elephant training centre is in Pathanamthitta District, about 10Kms from the Pathanamthitta town.
The elephant Kraal is a wooden cage used for training baby elephants. Baby elephants are groomed by the trained mahouts (chattam padippikkal-teaching the rules of a tamed elephant). This domestication is done systematically and according to the rules. This elephant Kraal had a history of 100 years. It is located in an area of 10 Acres.

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