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Field notes

Baretail’s Tale By TV Kumara Baretail is a female elephant in Uda Walawe National Park (so named as her tail has no hair). She is a member of ‘B’ unit, because ‘B’ is the first letter in names – e.g. … Continue reading

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Recording elephants

Guest post by Michael Pardo, Cornell University Monday, December 31, 2012 Last Monday, Sameera and I underwent a grueling six-hour bus ride (each way) to the capital city of Colombo.  Dr. Padmalal, UWERP’s collaborator for this project from the Open … Continue reading

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Endangered Asian elephants: masked crusader to the rescue!

By Lizzie Webber My favourite elephant has a deceptive disguise. By day, covered in mud, a pretty-looking elephant with a hairless tail, she goes (regrettably) by the name of Baretail – be careful what you nickname an elephant when you … Continue reading

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Blanche’s baby

July 28th 2006 – – – It’s the height of the dry season, and this year the reservoir is full of elephants.  Last year, they didn’t come down at all – on my very last day in August, I saw … Continue reading

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