Culture

Majestic walk



Sri Lankan Tusker (Elephant) walking back from near by tank after drinking water. This is one of the very few giants living in Sri Lanka with its magnificent tusks.

Sri Lankan tuskers are facing great danger from porches as they killed in search of ivory. Only 7% of male elephants in Sri Lanka grow tusks, and at present only 2% of the total elephant population are tuskers.

Location: Undisclosed
Name: Sri Lankan elephant
Scientific name: Elephas maximus maximus

Nick Name: Asela II
Conservation status: Endangered (population has declined by at least 50% over the last three generations)

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