Sri Lanka, Oct. 10 -- Venerable Omalpe Sobitha thero said that arrangements will be made to hand over to candidates contesting the Presidential Election a missive regarding the protection of elephants.

The Monk made this comment at a media briefing held with the participation of several environment organization representatives at Colombo yesterday.

Meanwhile, it was revealed yesterday that the reason for the deaths of 6 she-elephants and a male elephant in Habarana - Hiriwadunna - Thumbikulama Forest Reserve was ingesting some kind of a poison.

However, it has not yet been confirmed what type of poison it was and to find out about it, the relevant investigation reports have been sent to the Government Analyst's Department.

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