sri lanka; wild life

Sinharaja Bird Wave

Sinharaja Bird Wave

On The Wings Of A Wildlife Spectacle By Malaka Rodrigo (25th Sept 2011) The Sinharaja rainforest’s ‘Mixed Species Feeding Bird Flocks’ is a unique spectacle that can also be  promoted as a tou...
Bare facts of bear deaths

Bare facts of bear deaths

      Sunday 11th Sept 2011 Two sloth-bear deaths within the last three months at the Yala National Park are being thoroughly investigated by the Department of Wildlife Conservation (DW...
Another elephant bites the dust…

Another elephant bites the dust…

As reported by  (AP/Chamila Karunarathne) A wild elephant, was shot and seriously wounded allegedly by farmers. It is lying in a paddy field at Palugaswewa, some 220 kilometers (136 miles) from Colom...
The fall of the Tusker

The fall of the Tusker

      14th Sunday 2011 Extracts from a talk on ‘The Future of the Tuskers in Sri Lanka’ by Srilal Miththapala at the Sustainable BioDiversity and Economic Development Conference hel...
Another Raja sick….

Another Raja sick….

The famous Gangarama temple ( in Colombo) elephant, known as Raja, who carries the Scared Tooth Relic in the annual Gangaramaya Perehera held in the city of Colombo in February each year, is ailing wi...