The drama of the Asian elephants in Sri Lanka
Following this herd of elephants, they ended up in the middle of garbage. In fact, this herd of elephants and calves is in a full meal while a little further, one of them seems to be in agony.
The tragedy is that this type of accident has been multiplying in recent years. On this island lives the second largest population of elephants in Asia. But their natural habitat is shrinking and cohabitation with humans is becoming increasingly difficult.
Before the beginning of the pandemic, at the end of 2019, there were 100 Srilankans killed by pachyderms and 200 elephants slaughtered by man, although it is a sacred animal in this country. “The main problem today is that these elephants do not have enough places to live. Their habitats are fragmented. The forest is being razed, cut up.