Illegally kept 6 'Baby Elephants' recovered

Thursday, 07 May 2015 - 8:25

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Wild Life Director General H D Rathnayaka states that 6 elephant calves out of 11 kept illegally have been recovered.

Wildlife officers recovered three illegally kept elephant calves yesterday from Alawwa in Thulhiriya, Delgoda in Gampaha and Bandaragama.

These three elephant calves are currently kept at the wildlife department main office premises in Battaramulla.

The Wildlife Director General said that these elephant calves would be kept at the Pinnavala Elephant Orphanage after submitting relevant documents to the courts.


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