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Wild life officers have captured the rogue elephant that has been roaming at Galapitagala and Gonagala in Ampara.  This elephant is alleged to have killed two villagers and destroyed five houses. The operation to capture the wild elephant was carried out by a team comprising 40 wild life officers, 150 civil defense cadres and 75 army personnel. The elephant will be released in the Kumana National Park. Pix by Wasantha Chandrapala


  Comments - 9

  • Pluto Thursday, 02 May 2013 10:38 AM

    Get the hell out of there habitat. These animals roamed these jungles long before humans.

    Ranjit Thursday, 02 May 2013 07:18 PM

    PLEASE PLEASE PLEASE don't harm him,Treat him and let him go.

    ravi Thursday, 02 May 2013 11:04 AM


    Amila. G Thursday, 02 May 2013 02:19 PM

    How can Animals live in peace , when humans don t have a chance to live in peace.

    Amila. G Thursday, 02 May 2013 02:20 PM

    For the last twenty years Elephants never had a chance .

    Minister Friday, 03 May 2013 09:45 AM

    Now the fellow will say I cannot remember killing anyone, other than roaming in the jungle!

    Apuhamy Thursday, 02 May 2013 04:44 PM

    It is upset over behavior of UNP members.

    ANTON Thursday, 02 May 2013 10:31 AM


    Kaslana Thursday, 02 May 2013 06:13 PM

    Couldn't we have released him to the political wilderness in Sri Jayawardena Pura Kotte!

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