Over 1300 animals trapped in the Yaan Oya rescued

Over 1300 animals trapped in the Yaan Oya rescued

Over 1300 animals trapped in the Yaan Oya rescued

Written by Staff Writer

15 Jan, 2019 | 2:13 pm

COLOMBO (News 1st) – Wildlife officers claim that they were able to rescue over 1300 animals who were trapped when filling water to the Yaan Oya reservoir. The rescue operation to save the animals had lasted for a period of 21 days.

Certain animals were rescued after tranquilizing them.

The rescue operation was carried out by a group of wildlife officers including the Dr. Chandana Jayasinghe Veterinarian in-charge of the Anuradhapura wildlife range.

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