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    Sri Lanka: Baberic avurudu Elephant racing under fire

    By Vimukthi Fernando and Husna Inayathullah. ┬áNew Year festivities in several parts of the country took a barbaric turn this year, with captive elephants used as participants in traditional avurudu games, sending shockwaves through the conservationist and animal activist community. The practice is entirely illegal, activists and lawyers told the Sunday Observer, and action can […]

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