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Online misinformation follows rare sighting of baby elephant twins in Sri Lanka
After the rare sighting of twin elephant calves in Sri Lanka in July 2020, misleading claims and old photographs have circulated on Facebook. Some posts falsely claim the Sri Lankan pair were the first twin baby elephants bor...
2020-09-16   Colombo, Sri Lanka Category: birth

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

Revisiting "The Gathering" of elephants at Minneriya National Park
The “Gathering” is one of the most unique wildlife spectacles in Asia, where during the months of May to September, large numbers of wild elephants - 150 or more - gather around the banks of the Minneriya reservoir or tan...
2010-08-09   Polonnaruwa, Sri Lanka Category: wild

Understanding elephants and finding solutions to HEC
The elephant, whether captive or wild, evokes much interest, debate and controversy in Sri Lanka. On the one hand there is a cry among those who organize processions and religious pageants that there are not enough captive el...
2009-09-20   Colombo, Sri Lanka Category: conflict

Increase in elephant population in Mahaweli areas
Despite the worsening of human-elephant conflict which has claimed the lives of both species, the elephant population has drastically increased from 673 in 1993 to 2423 this year in the Mahaweli areas of the country. Environm...
2008-09-20   Mahaweli, Sri Lanka Category: conservation

Wild elephants fall victim to Sri Lanka war strategy
Shaking his head at an elephant carcass rotting by a lush paddy field in north Sri Lanka, park warden J.A. Weerasingha counts the cost of a state initiative to arm villagers against Tamil Tiger rebels. While Sri Lanka has lon...
2008-03-19   PIMBURELLEGAMA,, Sri Lanka Category: conflict

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