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Elephant carcass found

The carcass of the wild elephant.
The carcass of the wild elephant.

Wildlife Officials attached to Sigiriya Wildlife Conservation Unit found an elephant carcass in the Idigam Wewa Tank Reserve on Tuesday morning. Officials said that the elephant was about 40-years-old and around 9 feet tall.

“Several gunshot wounds were visible on the carcass,” officials said. The postmortem examination is to be conducted by the Girithale veterinary surgeon.