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POSTED AT 07:28 AM 12-09-2018

White Sambur of Sinharaja killed

The White Sambur that lived in the Sinharaja Forest has been killed on a teak estate bordering the forest yesterday morning.

A woman in a village bordering the Sinharaja Forest had seen the animal’s carcass and had informed the forest officials in the area.

Forest officials inspected the carcass and determined that the animal had been shot a few days ago. Investigations are in progress to arrest those responsible for the killing of the animal.