Jumbo caught in trap gun | Daily News

Jumbo caught in trap gun

A severely injured elephant, aged about 30 years, was found by Wildlife officers when it lay near Waduwage tank in Palagala.

Officials commenced providing treatment.

Wildlife officers of Pandulagama, Nikaweratiya, and Galkiriyagama, in collaboration with veterinary surgeons, are currently engaged in this task.

They said the animal had received trap gunshot injuries. Its front left and back legs were severely injured.

Officials had tried to remove the animal using a backhoe. However, it had not been possible, Wildlife officer of Galkiriyagama D. Ranasinghe said.


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