- China has shut its legal, domestic ivory markets and banned all commercial ivory trade.
- Conservationists have welcomed this ban, calling it “one of the most important days in the history of elephant conservation”.
- But for China’s ivory ban to work, neighboring countries must follow suit, conservationists say.
China’s ivory trade ban is now in effect, making it illegal to sell and buy ivory in the country.
The Island Paradise, Sri Lanka faced many conflicts over the past and has redeemed it to become a peaceful nation. Currently, one problem remains. The human-elephant conflict that has been going on for several decades with the loss of habitat is the main reason for these giants invasion towards human villages.
This Sri Lankan elephant is a very aggressive one and would threaten lives of those who live in the area.
Mohammad Khodaparast said the remnants date back to the Miocene, the first geological epoch of the Neogene period, from about 23.03 to 5.333 million years ago.
The two fossil pieces were discovered in the site of the Ardabil-Mianeh railroad project, passing through Kowsar town.