KE­LANIYA, Sri Lanka:

Kuwait Times - - HEALTH & SCIENCE -

A Sri Lankan ele­phant (Ele­phas max­imus max­imus) walks through the grounds of the Ke­laniya Bud­dhist Tem­ple yes­ter­day. The Sri Lankan ele­phant is listed as en­dan­gered by the In­ter­na­tional Union for Con­ser­va­tion of Na­ture (IUCN) as the pop­u­la­tion has de­clined by at least 50 per­cent over the last three gen­er­a­tions, with the species threat­ened by habi­tat loss, degra­da­tion and frag­men­ta­tion.

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