Field trip 4th/5th November 2010

The field trip was a grueling, exhausting, productive, frustrating and eventful one ..all rolled up in one !!! The main objective of the trip was to meet up with a senior ranger of the Dept. of wild l...

Field Trip Again

Sameera and Kapila had set off by jeep in the morning from the Elephant transit home. This is situated well...

Questions…

Dear Friends,I thought it is useful to address some comments that we have received…regarding the ongoing “Find Raja Project”. Why are we making such an effort over one single elephant? :...

Dissapointments

Ok folks. Good evening!! . .some disappointment as regards the promised evening report. The team is ‘overnighting’ at Handagiriya…but we find that the connectivity is very poor. In fact ...

Quick Report

Hi All…a quick field report coming in…the team is currently in the north western side of the park, traversing the outer edge of the park boundary. They have met another villager who says h...

Exceptional Dialog

It’s amazing how much interest, enthusiasm and support there is from most people. Particularly DIALOG, who are really going out of their way to help....

News From A Fisherman

Hi All, Yesterday we got some news of a fisherman reporting that he had seen Walawe Raja a week or so ago , on the Eastern side of the park, in an area called Panahaduwa and Galapaya . Now this is exa...

Concerns

There have been some queries about all the concern that we are raising about Raja’s disappearance from the Uda Walawe national park....

Sumedha Video

Hello Folks! No further news re. Raja. We are awaiting a meeting with the Director Dept. of Wild Life before starting off in earnest next week. We will need the DWLC’s ‘blessings’ and support, e...

Back from China

Hi folks just back after my trip to China….thanks all for all the comments/mails of support. The team was out last week for another drive and Dimitri will upload the info. soon.Meantime, hope to...

Quick Update

Just a quick update. We have almost got together the needed equipment to start field work. Again a big thanks to Dialog Telekom who is fully backing and supporting the project to stay connected. The m...

Raja Explanations

Some explanantion to the many non-sri lankan supporters of the project. The word “Raja” basically means KING in sanskrit..so it is very commonly used in India and sri lanka….So ̵...