The Sri Lankan elephant population has fallen almost 65% since the turn of the 19th century. Today, the Sri Lanka elephant is protected under the Sri Lankan law and killing one carries the death penalty.
Sri Lanka | Somewhere SW of Nuwara Eliya | Today, on the long drive out of the highlands, the driver slammed his breaks & backed up into oncoming traffic all so I could see an 🐘 playing in the river below! I fully approved 😍 . . . .