Thought you'd all find this interesting. A friend of mine at Sigiriya has sent me photos of the capture of a wild elephant that has been on the rampage there recently, together with the following text:
"The special unit of the Wild Life department caught a man killing elephant yesterday morning at Sigiriya after a struggle that lasted a few days.Over 12 feet high, this giant bull killed more than 6 people around Sigiriya recently and damaged houses as well as cultivations"
The offending beast has now been released into Lunugamwehera National Park (remind me never to go there ....!) but thought this would be a warning to anyone feeling tempted to take a walk after dusk in areas of the Cultural Triangle such as this! They aren't all nice and friendly!!!!!