Friday, October 28, 2005
Pinnawella Elephant Centre
"According to the official figures by the Department of Wildlife, annually an average of 120 elephants die, while 65 human beings are being killed by the elephants. There were 17,000- 18,000 elephants in Sri Lanka in the last century. Now there are only 4,500-5,000 elephants alive in Sri Lanka" says Mr.Jayantha Jeyewardene, Managing Trustee of the Biodiversity & Elephant Conservation Trust.
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