Spotting a beautiful elephant herd by a man-made tank
Sri Lanka is an island filled with green. Every area is covered with rivers, small lakes, water streams, and forests. The misty hills and clear skies are something to be mentioned here. Around the island are some beautiful beaches that surround the entire country. Sights like these are very common in the country yet so rare around the world.
Spotting these kinds of humble giants moving together as a herd is always a beautiful sight to see. These types of large herds of elephants can be seen around the country all the time if you visit any national park or a conservation zone kept for wild animals.
This place by the Minneria reservoir is a massive human-made structure that currently supplied water to many including the wildlife around the area. This tank was built by a prominent figure from the ancient civilizations known as the tank builder, King Mahasen. Elephants in the region love this tank, and they often swim around this tank with the herd.
Sri Lanka and Elephants.
In the beautiful island of Sri Lanka, Elephants roam the streets and through village areas freely in many regions of the country. The small island nation is full of elephants that are loved by most of the inhabitants of the island. Most educated in the country are continually fighting 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.
However, around farming villages where elephants raid crops, many conflicts are happening that have caused casualties to both sides. They have set a lot of fences and electric fences with barriers around many villages and farmlands around national parks and many massive forest reserves. These elephants often run into traps and wells placed along farms for water supply.
We humbly invite you to join us with a journey full of love and help to our treasured wild elephants in the paradise island of Sri Lanka.
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