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You And I, We Are All Guilty

You And I, We Are All Guilty

We are killing the very goose that lays the golden egg: our natural environment and its resources, by our short-sighted actions, warns Dr. Sriyanie Miththapala.   In the last few weeks, the in boxes of many concerned for the environment have been full of emails about the state of Yala National ...

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Elephant Dung

Elephant Dung

Elephants have a very poor digestive system which is only about 45% efficient. That is why they spend some 16 hours a day eating. The digested vegitatio0n that is defecated is thus rich in nutrients a...
Rambo of Uda Walawe National Park

Rambo of Uda Walawe National Park

I first set eyes on Rambo in the early 1990’s when I started visiting the Uda Walawe National Park. He was a young male elephant at that time, with a very calm demeanor. He had a very unique identif...
Sri Lanka Elephant

A site dedicated to the majestic elephants of Sri Lanka. The website was initially founded by Srilal Miththapala as a personal web page to share his love for the gentle giants on Geocities way back in 1996. So we’ve essentially been online for 24 years, that’s right 24! The transformation since then has been phenomenal. Sri Lanka Elephant has now become an information and community hub for elephant enthusiasts from all over the world.