Dr. Jacob V. Cheeran
Dr. Jacob V. Cheeran is an internationally acknowledged expert on capturing of wild elephants and management of captive elephants. He has recently retired as Professor of the Veterinary College at Trichur (Kerala). Presently he is member of Project Elephant Steering Committee (Govt. of India), VSG/SSC, CBSG/SSC, AsESG/SSC of the IUCN, Zoo Outreach Organization, Elephant Welfare Association and Consultant for the Asian Elephant Research and Conservation Center (ANCF), Wildlife Trust of India.