A stranded baby Elephant separated from the mother in the forest has been reported from Polonnaruwa.
The baby Elephant who was roaming in the Sinharajapura forest in Polonnaruwa with the mother had fallen into a well. A group of villagers had succeeded to rescue this Elephant. Wild Life Officials thereafter transported the baby Elephant to the Wild Life Office at Giritale and provided the required treatment. They said the baby Elephant would be directed to the Elephant orphanage after treatment.