Elephants were captured, tamed and nurtured to be used for Kings and Queens.
The beginning of the colonisations of Sri Lanka.
During this period of time, elephants were being killed by the British gentry as a sport.
In 1891, a law named “Ordinance to prevent wanton destruction of elephants, buffaloes and other game”
Elephants and other animals were banned from hunting or illegally capturing.
During the time of the 30-year long war, wildlife had to hideaway. Most animals had traumatic experiences.