Two wild elephants electrocuted to death

Release time:2019-12-31 Publisher:Lanka Voice

Two wild elephants had been electrocuted to death after coming in contact with an electric fence of a house in Dematawewa, Horowpothana.

The two dead animals had been discovered by the Horowpothana wildlife officers.

Reportedly, the 2 elephants had collided with an electric fence posted around a home garden in Wassallagama in Dematawewa.

The electrocuted elephants had passed away the next morning.

The deceased elephants are 9-feet tall and are around the ages of 20-25 years, stated wildlife officials.

The house owner has been apprehended by the Horowpothana Police and Horowpothana wildlife office will conduct further investigations on the matter.

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