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Feb 11, 2022
Although this page is mainly about elephants, its good to talk about other animals as well here.
Jan 31, 2022
Jan 30, 2022
Twice the circumference of an elephants footprint gives the approximate height of the elephant at its shoulder
National Parks, Videos
Wild elephant deaths 2021
Tragedies and Conflict
Sep 16, 2020
There is reliable information coming through that the iconic elephant of Uda Walawe Rambo may be captured and translocated to a holding ground ( which is effectively an elephant prison) by the...
National Parks, Rambo
Jul 29, 2020
IMG-8414Download A late night visit by the familiar wild elephant 'Natta' ( short tail) to the Jet Wing Yala Hotel car park
Jul 27, 2020
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...
Jun 22, 2020
Introduction All serious wild life enthusiasts have had, at one time or another, the experience of being charged down by an enraged wild elephant in the national parks. This is a most...
In The Wild
Jun 14, 2020
Rambo the elephant of Uda Walawe National park being tormented by a drunk man who scaled the protective electric fence and taunts the elephant. After a while Rambo loses his patience and attacks the...
Jun 13, 2020
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...
Jun 10, 2020
Many moons ago.(Circa August 1988). Going to talk about wild elephants and need for conservation to some remote village hamlet off Anuradhapura, in the central province of Sri Lanka. A different era...
Jun 5, 2020
Poson ( celebrated on the full moon day in June ) is a day of great significance to Sri Lankan Buddhists. It is commemorates the day on which Buddhism was introduced to SL from India in BC...