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The Tragedy of Yala

Why are the elephants in the Yala National Park so skinny? Isn't there enough food? Is this a new phenomenon?
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An Elephantine Bashing

A too close encounter with a grumpy elephant. Most of the time elephants only do mock charges. But sometimes they are serious.
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Collaring an Elephant

How do you radio track an elephant? Well, you have to put a collar with a transmitter on it first. So how do you put a collar on a wild elephant?
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Homey's Story

What does a translocated elephant do? If you put a collar with a transmitter on it first, you might find out.
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White Elephant

Does the white elephant really exist? She sure does! Quite happily browsing around in the scrub vegetation in and around the Yala National Park.
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An Elephant Encounter

A day’s observation of elephants in the field brought to a swift conclusion by an ‘elephant drive’...
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First Post-Tsunami Expedition to Block II

The tsunami in Dec. 2004 came in the wet season. Block II in the Yala National Park is practically non-navigable. So it was hard to get there...
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