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Another tusker killed

The carcass of another tusker has been found by the Ritigala wildlife officers in the Kekirawa, Alagollewa area.

According to environmentalists, this is the third tusker that has been killed within a span of two weeks.

It is believed that this tusker had been killed by electrocution and is
estimated to be around 15 to 20 years.

According to police, the length of a tusk of this elephant is around three and a half feet.

Environmentalists lament that the continues slaying of elephants is a pathetic situation.


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