Wild Elephant “Niyapotta” who Caused 5 Deaths, Captured (Sri Lanka)


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The wild elephant  nicknamed as Niyapotta that terrorized the residents of Habbegamuwa in Wellawaya, after killing five residents and destroying property, was finally captured by Wildlife officers today. 
5 residents in the area including a 9 year old girl have fallen victim to this wild elephant that stands nine feet in height. 
The wild jumbo was captured by a team of Wildlife officers led by veterinarian in charge of the Uva Central Zone W.A. Dharmakeerthi.