Injured elephant discovered in Panwewa forest reserve

Injured elephant discovered in Panwewa forest reserve

Written by Staff Writer

01 Oct, 2018 | 3:35 pm

COLOMBO (News 1st) – Following a search operation that was carried out by Hambantota wildlife officers, an injured elephant was discovered in the Panwewa forest reserve in Hambanthota.

The wildlife officers confirmed, that the elephant had sustained injuries on his left hind leg due to a gun shot.

The News 1st correspondent in the area stated that the elephant will be taken in for treatment today (October 01) by the Udawalawa wildlife veterinarian officer.

 

 

 

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