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Sri Lanka Planning Elephant Census

Feb 16, 2011 5:04:35 PM - yahoo.com
A top official said Wednesday that Sri Lanka is planning its first ever census of elephants as the animals increasingly come into conflict with villagers. Government wildlife director Chandrawansa Pathiraja said a head count would start in August to better aid the planning of conservation and minimize clashes between elephants and humans. "We will carry out the census within a 48-hour period ...