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Sri Lanka National Zoological Gardens DG resigned over elephant issue: Union
The Sri Lanka Podujana National Zoological Gardens Department Workers’ Union yesterday (9) claimed that National Zoological Gardens Department Director General (DG) Ishini Wickremesinghe has resigned as she is unhappy about...
2021-09-09   Colombo, Sri Lanka Category: zoo

The rate of human-elephant conflict in Sri Lanka has increased exponentially in recent years. The highest number of human-elephant conflicts since 1948 was recorded in 2019, with 405 elephants and 121 humans reported dead, ,â...
2020-10-02   Colombo, Sri Lanka Category: conflict

Rare Baby Elephant Twins Spotted in Sri Lankan National Park
On Wednesday, July 8, a pair of baby elephants were spotted in the Sri Lankan national park, and officials speculate that they are a rare set of twins. They estimate that the young tuskers are three to four weeks old, feeding...
2020-07-09   Polonnaruwa, Sri Lanka Category: wild

70-Year-Old Frail Elephant In Sri Lanka Whose Photos Sparked Outrage Dies
An emaciated 70-year-old elephant that caused a social media outcry after being forced to take part in an annual Buddhist pageant in Sri Lanka has died, officials said Wednesday. The government has ordered an autopsy for Tiki...
2019-09-25   Kegalle, Sri Lanka Category: death

Infrasound radar listens for elephant rumbles to warn villagers
Chamath Keppitiyagama of the University of Colombo is working on a radar system that listens out for the inaudible rumbles of elephants’ infrasound, something that was discovered in the 1980s. Infrasound is useful for ...
2015-11-20   Colombo, Sri Lanka Category: conflict

Auckland-bound elephant Anjalee is on her way
Auckland Zoo is delighted to announce that an eight-year-old Asian elephant na​med Anjalee has begun her journey to join the Zoo´s 32-year-old female elephant Burma. ​Anjalee is the first of two elephant...
2015-03-13   Auckland, New Zealand Category: relocation

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