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Bengaluru, Karnataka, India
November 16, 2018

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Curriculum Vitae for wild Life & Zoo Animal Health Care Management.

Dr. S.C. Valandikar, B.V.Sc & AH, MVSc,(Retired ZOO Vet)


To work in a challenging field of; Wildlife Medicine for Health Care Management of zoo animals.

To work for conservation of highly, endangered captive wildlife fauna.

Date of Birth

4th October 1948, 60 yrs



martial Status

Married and have two children


BVSc & AH -Veterinary college, Nagpur, 1970

MVSc -Veterinary college, Bangalore – 1980

[Ph.D] –to be completed, worked for 2 years.

Licenses and Certifications:

License to practice veterinary medicine in INDIA

License No. 338 of K.V.C. affiliated to Veterinary council of India, New Delhi

Life Membership

Karnataka Veterinary Association, affiliated to Indian Veterinary Association.

Association of Indian Zoos’ & Wildlife Veterinarians

Passport Details

Passport No. :

Date of Issue: 27th DEcember 2014.

Place of Issue: Bangalore.

Date of Expiry : 26th December2024

Residential Address

41, Ashwath Villa, Main Road, Nazarbad.

Mysore – Karnataka – 570 010

Phone : 91-984******* (Resident)

Email address :


Was Working as Asst. Director at Zoological Gardens, Mysore, India. One of the major, modern and century old Zoo of India, established in 1892

Job Summary

Engaged in all round supervision of health care of captive wild zoo animals both exotic & indigenous with regards to visits, observation, tranquilization, translocation, treatment, feeding, breeding, prophylactic measures, training to veterinary students, internees and wildlife enthusiasts and to co-ordinate with zoo management and research projects. I was a full time Zoo Vet, providing round the clock veterinary services.

Job Responsibilities

1. Routine rounds and observation of zoo animals.

2. Intensive wild animal health care management, which includes

a. Attending treatment of medical or surgical cases

b To conduct diagnostic tests in clinical laboratory of Zoo

c. Disease investigation to perform necropsy in the death of wild animals

d. Neonatal care of orphaned/abandoned of young ones and presented by the public .

e. Preventive health care against bacterial, viral, fungal and parasitic diseases of infectious nature.

f. Enrichment of housing facilities, environment and feeding.

g. Control of pests (ectoparasites and vermins) and zoonotic diseases.

h. Regular deworming of all zoo animals, periodically.

3. Nutrition and feeding of wild animals and their computation of ration, preparation of diet chart and quality control of feeding articles.

4. Sanitation and hygiene in animal enclosure and zoo premises.

5. Zoo education and training to veterinarians, internees, students, biologists, forest officials, etc.,

6. Tranquilization and immobilization of Zoo Animals as & when required for various purposes.

7. Translocation of Zoo animals, which includes crating and shifting

8. Rescue & rehabilitation of orphaned, abandoned and injured wild animals.

9. Breeding of endangered & rare species in ex-situ conservation. Attempts to breed in chimps by Artificial Insemination.

10. Care & nursing of abandoned and rejected young ones, by the mother.

11. Supervision of veterinary staff engaged in health care management and to provide oral and written instruction, working in zoo hospital.

12. Maintenance of stud book records pertaining to gaurs. Rhinos, LTMs, Tigers, Elephants, etc.,

13. Maintenance of inventory and census of zoo animals.

14. Documentation of data pertaining to health records, updating history sheets, daily reports, disposals, receipts and deletion.

15. Preparation of animals for shipment to other zoos or shifting to nature, National Parks, Biological Parks.

16. Attending emergency and crisis management in Zoo

17. Examination of animals of veterinary certification prier to crating.

18. Quarantine inspection of new arrivals and their health care.

19. Population control of prolific breeders like; Nilgais, Sambars, Spotted Deer & Black Bucks

20. Research and contact with Veterinary University and veterinary colleges, Veterinary Biological etc.,

21. Incubation of eggs of various birds for hatching and their hand Rearing.

22. Publication on wildlife management, breeding, feeding, behavior, chemical immobilization and disease aspects.

Materials and Equipments

handled at Mysore zoo hospital

Anesthesia Machine

Tranquilization equipments

Personal Computer

X-Ray Machine

Sterilization Units

Surgical Instruments

Ultrasound Machine

Other Laboratory and Diagnostic Equipments

Transponder for identification of zoo animals

Experience of working in zoos, National Parks, Biological Parks, Sanctuaries & Reserve Forests

Zoological Gardens, Mysore has got history of more than 115 years, with housing variety of 1000 animals belonging to 112 species not only of this country but represents more than forty countries in the World. It has beautiful landscape with good vegetation cover resembling to that of natural environment. The zoo have taken all the care to provide best Micro Captive Habitat within the large enclosures resulting in extraordinary situation for the natural comforts of Captive Wild animals under Zoo situation in open dry moated enclosures. The technique of simulation is adopted keeping in mind the habitat of the given species; efforts have been made to provide the nearest possible natural environment to house the captive wild animals. Mysore Zoo is also a major educational and recreational attraction, walking more than 1.5 million visitors annually.

I joined this prestigious, class I zoo as Asst. Director,(Z00 HOSPITALS) during 1994 May and worked for 1 year 1 month. And again for second time rejoined on March 2000 and served for 4 years 7 months as a full time zoo vet.

I have also served for Nagarahole National Park, Karnataka, Bannergatta Biological Park, Karnataka, Lion & Tiger Safari, Shimoga Karnataka and Mini Zoo Ballari, Bhadra Wildlife Reserve Forest and Bandipur National Park on deputation.

I had also have the experience of teaching wildlife, zoo animal health care management, fish production to veterinary students for 4 years from 1996 -2000 in Veterinary college and prepared manual and made foundation for wildlife wing.

I have also established zoo clinical laboratory during 1994 for diagnosis of animal diseases.

I have also established modern well equipped surgical operation theater and x-ray unit, chemical immobilization and their equipments.

I have also established inpatient, nursing and quarantine facility at zoo hospital.

I have also worked in Animal Disease Surveillance as Epidemiologists in the Institute of Animal Health and Veterinary Biological Campus for 3 years.

I have worked as in-charge Executive Director for 1 month.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Knowledge of veterinary techniques, practices, procedures, equipment and instruments

Knowledge of exotic animal medicine

Knowledge of accepted sterilization practices, procedures and regulations

Knowledge of X-ray practices, procedures and regulations

Knowledge of restraint, immobilization and anesthesia in zoo animals

Knowledge of animal nutrition & feeding

Knowledge of animal reproduction & ex-situ conservation.

Skill in the use of a personal computer

Skill in public speaking

Ability to diagnose, treat, prescribe for and medicate zoo animals

Ability to prepare, maintain and recall accurate veterinary records

Ability to to perform and direct veterinary research

Ability to recognize abnormal behavior or symptoms of illness in animals

Ability to train and supervise subordinates in the care and treatment of zoo animals

Ability to develop effective working relationships with other zoo employees and volunteers, and to deal courteously and tactfully with patrons of a public zoo

Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing

Ability to pass a drug/alcohol screening test.


1. I have performed the following cases efficiently & successfully

2. Spinal surgery for paraplegia in White Tiger Rajan on 27-1-2004- a world record

3. Hand-rearing of elephant calves, leopard cubs, leopard cats, tapir calves, giraffe calves etc.,

4. Translocation of Spotted Deer, Sambar Deer, Black Bucks, Nilgais from Zoos to Nature and their chemical restraining and immobilization.

5. Transportation of Giraffe, Hippo, Gaur, Thamin Deer, Lions, etc.,

6. Rescue and rehabilitation of Royal Bengal Tiger “Masthi” from poachers in Nagarahole National Park.

7. Management of fracture in Chimps and African Elephants.

8. Caesarian Section in White Tigress, Civet Cats, Spotted Deer, etc.,

9. Castration of Sambars, Nilgai, Spotted Deer, Black Bucks

10. Capture of Bonnet Macaques and their release to Nature

11. Artificial Insemination in Chimpanzees – an attempt.

12. Shifting of Zebras and Gaurs.

13. I have controlled all the infectious disease like bacterial, viral & protozoal in our zoo garden, by taking vaccination of herbivores, carnivores & birds. I have vaccinated herbivores against Hemorrhagic septicemia, anthrax & tetanus. Viral diseases like Foot & Mouth disease has been controlled by a periodical vaccination by me against he herbivores like Giraffe, Elephant, Mithun, Bison, Nilgais, Yak etc., carnivores animals like Leopards, Lions, Tigers against the disease like Rhinotricatis, calcivirus & panlecopenia by vaccination, I routinely undertake vaccination of all these cats with Fel – O – Vac vaccine. Tetanus toxin vaccine has been given to all the animals routinely as preventive against tetanus disease. We conduct routine oral vaccination to all the zoo birds against New castle disease in all terrestrial birds.

14. I under take routine observation visiting personally to all the animal enclosures & making keen observation for their health & disease. Any abnormalities in their behavior are noticed & such animals are isolated as sick animals & they are being attended individually. Routinely such animals are being attended including injured animals. I routinely collect the samples like Urine, Blood, Skin & examine for diagnosis & further treatment. I conduct the postmortem of dead animals & diagnosis the disease. Post – mortem materials are also sent for detail investigation to IAH & VB lab. I conduct minor to major operations in the zoo hospital. Ours is a modern well equipped zoo hospital having Operation Theater. I have conducted laparotomy, cesarean section, castration of males, open & closed method, correction of stabbing cases due to infighting among the nilgais, spotted deer, sambars etc., I have undertaken amputation of limbs in spotted deer, black buck, tiger, leopards etc., trimming of nails, hooves in carnivores & herbivores. Clipping of nails in carnivores is a routine feature. Amputation of tuskers tusk in Indian & African Elephant has been conducted by me.

15. Nutrition & feeding of animals is a big responsibility assigned to me, which I do in my zoo routinely, computation of ration, formation of ration, diet chart of the wild animals has been prepared by me of herbivores, carnivores, omnivores, birds & reptiles. I monitor the feeding of all the animals regularly & see that the animals get balanced food with supplementation. I am responsible for the quality & quantity of the food of the zoo animals. I under take cooking of food for herbivores animals. I under take meat inspection of beef, mutton, sheep & chicken. And feed them fresh & healthy conditions.

16. Mysore zoo is famous for breeding of indigenous & exotic wild animals in captivity among the wild animals we breed in this zoo are African Elephant, Giraffe, Tapir, Rhinos, Chimpanzees, Baboons etc., and herbivores like bisons, sambars, mithun, swamp deer are breeding well in our zoo, we have maintained all their breeding behavior, gestation period etc., I am well versed in reproductive biology of all these zoo species.

17. I undertake to inspect brooming, cleaning and washing of all the enclosure of zoo animals, meticulously & see that they are clean & well ventilated well lighted in each enclosures. These has been done by me regularly in the zoo. Use of Iteol, Dettol & Phenayl are made use to maintain hygiene & good sanitation, due to which fly population has been controlled. I under take spraying against blood sucking vectors, with deltamethrine (Butox) in and around the animal houses. Due to which spread of infection disease has been minimized.

18. Apart from routine food which consist of balanced ration, I undertake to supplement the food with mineral mixtures which contains, most essential mineral & trace elements & vitamins & amino acids for the growth & development of the new born animals & also to promote good health & to breed well these supplements are necessary, which I undertake routinely in my Zoo.

19. I am well versed in capture of wild animals by chemical means i.e., by use of dart. For various purposes, I have tranquilized, sedated & anaesthetized of all the species in this zoo for example Giraffe, Zebra, Elephant, Tigers, Lion, Leopards, Rhinos, Monkeys, apes like Chimpanzees, Gorilla, Bisons, Mithuns etc.

20. I have been looking quite since long towards the hand rearing of new born abandoned its mother, I have successfully hand reared Giraffe, Tapir, Tiger, Leopard, Elephant, Bison, Leopard & Leopard Cat, Civet Cat etc., successfully in our zoo.

21. Over population of some of the species like spotted deer, sambar, nelgai, mithun have been successfully controlled by immobilization & castration & in this way we have stop infighting among animals.

22. Every year we conduct enumeration of different species of animals species wise, sex wise to know the pattern of growth in the zoo & also the status of wild animals. Census very essential for preparation of diet chart as well as maintaince & feeding of zoo animals. This is being done regularly in our zoo addition, deletions; deaths have all been noted & taken into account.

23. Apart from conservation, breeding & recreation to the public zoo educates to the people towards conservation of wildlife to school youths to college degree holders & in general to the publics, we conduct teaching to the Youth Clubs towards zoo management, we conduct debate competition on zoo subjects. We train veterinary graduates in wildlife management & health care from different veterinary colleges, like Bangalore, Bidar & Pondicherry. We also undertake teaching to students of Forestry College in wildlife management.

24. We document all the data pertaining to the animals & we have maintained history sheets, diet chart & treatment sheet for each & every animal. They are well documented in our zoos, every event in the life of zoo animals has been noted & recorded. Also we maintain stud book for different animals like Rhinos, elephants, tiger, lions, bisons, mithuns etc.,

25. We undertake routinely shifting of animals within the zoo are shifting outside the zoo to other zoos, zoo to zoo on exchange bases. All these have been done by me in this zoo, I have transported & shifted tigers, lions, giraffe, boars, bears, sambars, mithuns, bisons, zebras within the zoos & other various animals like baboons, apes like Gorilla, Chimpanzees etc., successfully by me. I am well versed in tranquilization, sedation & anesthesia of all these wild animals.

26. It is very important to provide a suitable house to a wild animal as per its needs & as good as in nature. Based on psychological & anatomical needs I have designed enclosures of many zoo animals for their living. The basic need of a housing providing ample space, shelter, holding area, excise area, are displaying area moat, enrichment of environment for good living of the animals are considered. Recently we have designed a crate for successful shifting of Giraffe from Mysore Zoo to Thrivuananthapuram Zoo.

27. Whenever a new animal comes to the zoo, we keep the animal away from our zoo animals under observation for their health, feeding & general health condition. We undertake any treatment & vaccination to the animal quarantined in our zoo & after certain period of 30 to 40 days we take the animals inside the zoo in their proper house. Quarantine is very essential to prevent the disease from out coming animals to the inmates of the zoo. And I have looked all such quarantined animals brought to our zoo in past like Kangaroo, Wallaby, Baboon, Pheasant, Hyena, Tigers, Leopards, Lions, Elephant etc.,

1. Worked as Professor and Head in Veterinary College, Bidar for teaching Veterinary Parasitology, Meat science, Wild life, Zoo Health Care Management, Extension, Chaemotherapy, etc., for four years and external examiner to Andra pradesh Agricultural University Hyderabad for 3 years.

2. Worked as Senior Lecturer for Animal Husbandry and Veterinary science at Rural Development & Training Center, Coorg

3. I/c Zoo Director, Mysore .during the leave periods.

trainings Attended

1. Summer School on Pathology of diseases of Wild & Zoo animals. 1979-80 at Veterinary College, Bangalore

2. Environmental Enrichment 1994 – 95, at Mysore Zoo

3. Invertebrate Conservation Capsule Workshop at Mysore Zoo, dated 19-31 October, 1995

4. Genetic Engineering, a six months course at IISc, Bangalore, 1990-91

5. Introduction to Biotechnology, a six months course at IISc, Bangalore, 1990-91

6. A three months computer course at KGCC, Bangalore 1990-91

7. Recent Advances in the diagnosis of Avian Diseases and their Control at Dept., of Microbiology, Veterinary College, Trichur, Kerala 1998-99

8. Short term training course on Molecular Approaches to predetermination of Sex in Farm & Experimental Animals, from 9-24 December, 1991 at National Institute of Immunology, New Delhi -67

9. Third National Training Programme on Zoonotic Parasites – Their Diagnosis and Control 9-23 March 1998 at Veterinary College, Bangalore

10. National Workshop on Management of Rare & Endangered Wild Animals & their Neonatal Care at Thiruvananthapuram, (Kerala) from 25th to 27th of April, 2002 & presented papers (Five).

11. Work shop on Captive Breeding programme In Lion Tailed Macaque at Coimbtore on 2nd, 3rd & 4th of September 2002.

12. National Congress on Biotechnology for Human Welfare at Hyderabad, 1990.

13. National Symposium on Animal biotechnology at Madras, 1990

14. IV National Congress on Veterinary Parasitology, dated 22-24 November, 1991 at Veterinary College, Anand, Gujarat.

15. Micon International 1994 & 35th Annual Conference of Association of Microbiologists of India, Defense Food Research Laboratory, Mysore dated, 9-12 November, 1994.

16. Attended South Indian Zoo Directors’ Meet held on 22nd & 23rd December 2001, at Quality in Southern Star Hotel, Mysore.

17. Attended All India Zoo Veterinarians Conference on 3rd February 2004 on developing skills in restraint and translocation of wild animals Sponsored by Central Zoo Authority and conducted by Lucknow Zoo and presented papers.

18. Attended “Quarantine, Restraint & Translocation of wild animals - Organized by Asian Congress of Zoo and Wildlife Veterinarians, The Third Annual convention of association of Indian Zoo and Wildlife Veterinarians on 4th & 5th Feb 2004 at Lucknow, U.P., and paper presented.

19. Attended Bannerghatta National Park, Bangalore as resource person to attend K.Z.V. conference on Captive Management of Elephants and Gaurs and presented paper on captive management of Gaurs in Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens, Mysore.

Paper Published & Presented

1. Management of Musth in Indian Elephant in Mysore Zoo a case study, ZOO’ s print April 1996 P. No. 23, Vol. XI, No. 4.

2. Pulmonary tuberculosis in Black Rhinoceros in Mysore Zoo, ZOO’S print, March 1996.

3. Clipping of claw in Bengal Tigress in Mysore Zoo, A case report, Zoo’s Print July 1996.

4. Hand rearing of Giraffe Calf in Mysore Zoo. By Dr.S.C. Valandikar, Asst. Director & Dr. S.S.M.S Khadri, Veterinary Officer, Mysore Zoo. Mysore. Southern Indian Zoos’ New Letter Vol. 1 2001/02 dated 1.3.2002 Quarterly – I.

5. Trypanasomiasis its treatment & prevention by Dr.S.C. Valandikar, Asst. Director, Zoo Hospital, Mysore. Southern Indian Zoos’ New Letter Vol. 1 2001/02 dated 1.3.2002 Quarterly – I.

6. New Home to Narasimha Raja Male Giraffe at Thiruvananthapuram Zoo. By Mr. Kumar Pushkar, Mr. S. Nagaraju, Asst. Engineer, Dr. S.S.M.S Khadri, Veterinary Officer & Dr. S.C. Valandikar, Asst. Director, Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens, Mysore, published in South Indian Zoos’ letter Vol No. 1/2001- 02 dt. 1st June 2002, Quarterly – II.

7. A note on delivery & nursing of Tapir Calf in Mysore Zoo. Paper presented at Management of Rare & Endangered Wild Animals & Neonatal Care at Thiruvananthapuram Zoo on 25th to 27th April 2002.

8. Immuno & Chemoprophylactics preventive health care practices in endangered & rare wildlife species in Mysore Zoo.

9. Project on Captive breeding of Chimpanzees by Artificial Insemination at Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens, Mysore, presented paper as above.

10. Hand rearing of Tiger Cubs in Mysore Zoo & presented paper.

11. Chemical Immobilization of Gaurs at Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens, Mysore for shifting them to new enclosure –Zoos Print June 17(6): 7-10.

12. Hand rearing of Leopard cubs in Mysore Zoo – paper presented.

13. Hand rearing of Giraffe Calves in Mysore Zoo published in Zoo Prints April 2002. Vol. XVII No. 4, Zoos Print April 17(4): 10-12

14. Immobilization of Zebras & shifting to new enclosure at Mysore Zoo – paper presented.

15. Neonatal care of Giraffe calves at Mysore Zoo.

16. A case report on Caesarian-Section in White Tigress in Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens Mysore, Newsletter dated September 2002.

17. A case report on Successful treatment of Compound Fracture of Tibia-Fibula in Chimpanzee in Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens Mysore.

18. Rescue & Rehabilitation of Wild Royal Bengal Tiger in Nagarhole Sanctuary.

19. Hand Rearing of Indian Elephant Calf in Mysore Zoo, Newsletter dated December 2002.

20. Management of Tibial Fracture in African Elephant.

21. Mass Tranquilization of Spotted Deer and their shifting to Arabitittu Reserve Forest, Newsletter dated December 2002.

22. Birth of Third Generation gaur calf and parturition behavior observation made at Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens, Mysore by Kumar Pushkar, S.C. Valandikar, S.S.M.S Khadri & N. Giriraj – published in Mysore Zoo Newsletter-Vol-1 No-2 June 2003, page no-2

23. A SUCCESSFUL CAESARIAN SECTION IN CIVET CAT (Viverricula indica) in Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens, Mysore.

24. Chemical immobilization of Gaurs, attended at Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens, Mysore for Translocation and shifting. – by Dr. S.S.M.S Khadri, Dr. S.C Valandikar, Mr. Kumar Pushkar (Paper presented at AISAN Congress of Zoo and Wildlife Veterinarians on 4th & 5th Feb. 2004 at Lucknow).

25. Chemical immobilization of Zebra and their shifting to new enclosure at Mysore Zoo - by Dr. S.S.M.S. Khadri, Dr. S.C. Valandikar, Mr. Kumar Pushkar (Paper presented at AISAN congress of Zoo and Wildlife veterinarians on 4th & 5th Feb. 2004 at Lucknow).

26. Mass Tranquilization of spotted deer (Axis axis) and their shifting to Arabitittu reserve forest - by Dr. S.S.M.S. Khadri, Dr. S.C. Valandikar, Mr. Kumar Pushkar (Paper presented at AISAN Congress of Zoo and Wildlife Veterinarians on 4th & 5th Feb. 2004 at Lucknow.

27. Mass Tranquilization of Black Bucks {Antilope cervicapra} and their translocation carried out at Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens, Mysore - by Dr. S.S.M.S. Khadri, Dr. S.C. Valandikar, Mr. Kumar Pushkar (Paper presented at AISAN Congress of Zoo and Wildlife Veterinarians on 4th & 5th Feb. 2004 at Lucknow).

28. Caesarian section in a White Tigress in Mysore Zoo - by Dr. S.C. Valandikar, Dr. S.S.M.S. Khadri, Dr. Shadhakshar Murthy B.N. (paper presented at Aisan congress of Zoo and Wildlife veterinarians on 4th & 5th Feb. 2004 at Lucknow).

29. A Successful spinal surgery for treatment of paraplegia in male white tiger at Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens, Mysore. - by Dr. S.C. Valandikar, Dr. S.S.M.S. Khadri, Dr. Shadakshar Murthy B.N. (Paper presented at AISAN congress of Zoo and Wildlife Veterinarians on 4th and 5th Feb. 2004 at Lucknow).

30. Preventive Health Care, Husbandry & Management of Elephants - By Dr. S.C. Valandikar, & Dr. S.S.M.S. Khadri at workshop on health care management of Asian Elephants & Gaurs in Karnataka for veterinarians on 29th and 30th March 2004.

31. A successful caesarian section in civet cat (Viverticula Indica) in Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens, Mysore - By Dr. S.C. Valandikar Dr. Shadakshar Murthy, Dr. N. Giriraj published in Zoos print.

32. A case Report of Babesiosis in Maned Wolf {Chrysocyon brachyrus} - By Dr. S.C. Valandikar, Dr. S.S.M.S. Khadri, Dr. N. Giriraj - Published in Mysore Zoo Newsletter.

33. Anaesthesia Records of white tigress “Preetha” for conducting caesarian section at Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens, Mysore – By Dr. S.C. Valandikar, Dr. S.S.M.S. Khadri, Dr. N. Giriraj - Published in Mysore Zoo newsletter, April 2004 issue.

34. Birth of 3rd generation gaur calf and parturition behavior observation made at Sri Chamarajendra Zoological gardens, Mysore - By Sri. Kumar Pushkar, I.F.S., Dr. S.C Valandikar, Dr. S.S.M.S. Khadri & Dr. N. Giriraj - Published in Mysore Zoo Newsletter June 2003 issue.

35. Trauma caused to the Right hand of Female Chimpanzee “Meena” followed by Gangrene and death of the animal - By Dr. S.S.M.S. Khadri, Veterinary Officer, Mysore Zoo.

36. A Case Report of Babesiosis in maned wolf (Chrysocyon brachyursul) - By Dr. S.C. Valandikar, Dr. S.S.M.S. Khadri, Dr. N. Giriraj.

37. Hand Rearing of Rescued Indian Wild Elephant Calf at Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens, Mysore- A Case Report.- -by Dr. S.S.M.S Khadri, Dr. S.C. Valandikar, Mr. Kumar Pushkar My Forest, Quarterly Journal/September 2003 issue.

38. Rescue Operation of injured Wild Tiger at Rajiv Gandhi National Park and its Rehabilitation at, Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens, Mysore-by Dr. S.S.M.S Khadri, Dr. S.C Valandikar, Mr. Kumar Pushkar My Forest, and Quarterly Journal/September 2003 issue.

39. Ex-Situ Conservation of Swamp Deer {Cervus Duvauceli} - A Case Study at Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens, Mysore - by Dr. S.S.M.S Khadri, Dr. S.C. Valandikar, Mr. Kumar Pushkar My Forest, Quarterly Journal/September 2003 issue.

40. Immobilization and Tranquilizations procedure for providing treatment and shifting of captive wild animals carried out at Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens, Mysore - By Dr. S.S.M.S. Khadri, V.O., Mysore Zoo, Dr. S.C. Valandikar, Assistant, Mysore Zoo.

41. Amputation Of Tail In Male Tiger Cub In Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens, Mysore. A Case Report

42. A Successful Surgical Intervention Of Fracture Of Humerus By Intramedullary Pinning Of A Leopard Cub At Mysore Zoo- by Dr. S.C. Valandikar, Dr. Jayasimha, Dr. S.S.M.S. Khadri

43. Successful Tranquilization Of Himalayan Black Bears Using Ketamine+ Immobilon Combination And Their Shifting To New Enclosure In Mysore Zoo- by S.C. Valandikar, S.S.M.S. Khadri, N. Giriraj

44. A Successful Treatment Of Paraplegia In White Tiger At

Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens, Mysore-A Case Report –by S.C. Valandikar, S.S.M.S. Khadri, B.N. Shadaksharamurthy, N. Giriraj


1. Dr.Y.B. Rajeshwari, MVSc Ph.D Professor,Animal Facility Veterinary College, Bangalore 560 024

2. Dr. Renuka Prasad, MVSc & PhD Director, Institute of Animal Health and Veterinary Biologicals, Hebbal Bangalore. 560 024Karnataka.

3. Dr. B.V. Shivaprakash, MVSc,PhD Head & professor of Surgery & Radiology, Veterinary College, Bidar, Karnataka. 585401

Dr. S.C. Valandikar, MV.Sc [Ph.D]

Asst. Director, Zoo Hospital,(Retired)

41, Main Road, NAZARBAD,Mysore 570 010

phone :91+0821 984-***-****

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