Let’s travel somewhere exotic! Many love the idea of exotic places, but fear the unknown. How do I even begin to plan a trip like this? Before you pay big bucks to be stuck with a large travel group (or even bigger bucks to get a private tour!) where you don’t get to do and […]
Asian elephants, like great apes, dogs, certain corvids (the bird group that includes ravens), and us, have now been shown to recognize when a herd mate is upset and to offer gentle caresses and chirps of sympathy, according to a study published February 18 in the online journal PeerJ. Intimate Gestures The scientists studied 26 […]
We stepped through the gates of the Pinnawala elephant orphanage on a very hot, sunny day along with many other tourists and groups of children on school excursions. Pinnawala is a huge attraction for the area and boasts a staggering amount of elephants – over 80! The orphanage was founded back in 1975 by the […]
1. Elephant Tusks are government property Key Pointers: The Supreme Court has ruled that tusks are the property of the government. The Supreme Court observed that there is a clear “declaration” in the Wildlife (Protection) Act of 1972 on elephant tusks being government property. The ruling, however, may not affect individuals who have ownership certificates […]
Sri Lanka is a small island, but the population of wild elephants ranges from 2,500 to 4,000, making it the country with by far the highest density of elephants in the world. It is also the fifth for human density. Coexistence between humans and elephants is becoming rapidly more difficult every year. This coconut tree […]
Elephants never forget- and the experience of seeing so many in one place in Sri Lanka is something i’ll never forget.
ศาสตร์เกษตรดินปุ๋ย : ขอบคุณแหล่งข้อมูล : หนังสือพิมพ์ The Nation http://www.nationmultimedia.com/detail/national/30340670 Courtesy of Dr Theerapat Prayurasiddhi. Chief Paitoon. How a wildlife corridor can save our precious elephants’ future national March 11, 2018 01:00 By Piyaporn Wongruang The Sunday Nation 2,284 Viewed Senior wildlife ranger Prawut Prempree’s face becomes serious when he stares at a map showing how fragmented […]