Wildlife officers probe death of elephant by shooting

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Wildlife officers have launched a probe into the death of an elephant that was shot dead in Ambanpola recently.

There were two gun shot wounds — on the shoulder and the head — on the elephant identified as a 25-year old, wildlife officers said on Sunday.

The carcass of the animal was discovered from the forest reserve of the Inginimitiya tank in Ambanpola.

A postmortem examination will be conducted on Monday by Isuru Hewakottage, the veterinarian of the Nikaweratiya zone.

Wildlife officers have launched a probe into the death of an elephant that was shot dead in Ambanpola recently.

Posted by Colombo Times on Sunday, 28 June 2020

 

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