Sri lankan Wild Elephant
Elephant is the star of Sri Lanka’s wild life and the largest land animal in the island. among the two verities of African elephants (elephas coxenda) and Indian elephants (elephas maximize maximize), in Sri Lanka you find Indian elephants and considered to be intelligent than their African counterparts hence domesticated.
Although there have been about 36000 elephants with the start of this century it has reduced up to about 2000 due to pouching. according to the recent records about 2000 of them scattered all over the country in small pockets and about 500 of them are domesticated.
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mon 22 Oct 2007 13:28
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mon 22 Oct 2007 13:41
nice details of the grass,. and sure,.. good close up of big guy
mon 22 Oct 2007 22:35
какой красавчик !!!!