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Us From Sri Lanka Sure Have A way With Elephants — Domesticated Or Wild.

by Anura Guruge


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Click to watch YouTube video. She is talking in Sinhalese and you can hear quite a few adults behind her.


Click here to access¬†the U.K. “Daily Mail” original
from June 10, 2016.

Click image to ENLARGE and enjoy here.


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To be honest this did not disturb or surprise me. We, Sri Lankans, have a way with elephants. Not sure what the situation is like now but when I was growing up in Ceylon (before the name got changed) elephants were not strangers to us. We would see and interact with domesticated elephants, especially at Buddhist temples, on a fairly regular basis and I, thanks to all the travelling we did, year around, had seen wild elephants.

Not 100% sure about this incident. Seems slightly staged. Lot of adults standing behind her and there is no true indication that this was a wild elephant per se. A very well paved road (though you can come across elephants in Sri Lanka in many areas). Elephants are NOT killers. Why would they attack a human if they didn’t have to? The little girl is obviously not a threat.

This is cool. This is Ceylon.


 

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by Anura Guruge