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Six bullets found in the body of baby elephant

Dec 19, 2010 10:03:19 AM - itnnews.lk

Six bullets were found in the body of a baby elephant.

This is an unfortunate incident connected to the continuous human –elephant conflict at Galgamuva in Kurunegala. The wild life officials found the baby elephant collapsed on a paddy field in Galgamuva area. It is currently being provided treatment at the Wildlife Training Centre premises in Giritale. Veterinarian Doctor Vijitha Perera said that the baby elephant’s condition has stabilized after a series of operations. Arrangements are underway to send it to the Udawalawa Elephant Transit Home after recovery.