Wildlife officers shoot elephants with tranquilizer guns for treatments
Animals are shot with vaccines as treatments, and these are done to minimize the risks of approaching a dangerous animal such as an elephant or a larger animal.
Wildlife officers shoot elephants with tranquilizer guns for treatments-Wild animals and other pet animals receive vaccines for the same reason that humans do: to prevent and minimize diseases. Vaccinating animals reduces the transmission of microorganisms in the animal population, and is often more affordable for wildlife officers as maintaining such giants like elephants come with a high cost for the state. These wild animals receive vaccines for infectious diseases and also other tranquilizer solutions to sedate them.
This footage is about shooting an elephant with a tranquilizer gun loaded with medicinal agents. This method is non-lethal, and you do not have to panic about animal cruelty. These officers are doing these giants a favor by helping them to maintain good health while attending to their medical needs for every sickness and injury they face.
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