A elephant keeper prepares to be splashed as he baths a elephant in a river at the Kuala Gandah Elephant Center, 100 kilometers west of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Monday, Sept. 21, 2009. The center was set up in 1974 to help with locating, subduing and translocating elephant from areas where their habits have been encroached by human development.
Kalawewa (SRI LANKA) - 2 september 2009
The police have found the body of a pregnant elephant close to Kalawewa. Police said she was about six months pregnant when she had been killed by bullets. According to Wild Life officials, she was about 18 years old.