Digampathana is a vast green area that is closed to Minneria National park in the vicinity. This region is a hub for elephant herds that seek to roam and freely govern the natural landscapes reserved for the natural kingdom. The Minneria National park was declared a natural sanctuary in 1997, August 12th. Minneria Tank in this area is a famous place for elephant gatherings with more than 150 elephants seen at once. The national park’s faunal species include 24 species of mammals, 160 species of birds, 9 species of amphibians, 25 species of reptiles, 26 species of fish, and 75 species of butterflies.
This footage is about a healthy young tusker with a herd, these kinds of tuskers are very rare to see among Asian elephant species. They are valued as a national treasure at all times as a loss of one life is a significant blow on the very small percentage of tuskers living today.
Take a moment to watch these amazing living beings roaming around being themselves, who are we ti hamr them? We all should be thankful for nature, and we all should be fighting the wrongdoers with laws and education to prevent further loss of their lives. Elephant populations all over the world are highly threatened as we speak. The numbers fall every year even though they are much slower now.
Sri Lankan Elephants:
In the island paradise of Sri Lanka, Elephants roam the streets and through village areas freely in many parts of the country. The small island nation is full of elephants that are loved by the citizens of the island. Most educated in the country are continually have stood up against corruption and animal abuse especially towards the treasures that elephants are to the state as Sri Lankan elephants are known as the largest and the strongest among Asian elephants.
Sri Lankan Elephants are known to survive passing averages age known to them due to the current regulations and support given to the wildlife department to keep the elephants safe. There are many aged elephants in the country that requires weekly check-ups on their health, most of them are iconic to some areas and are given with special names by the clergy.