The research of Dr. Shermin de Silva (August 2010 Graduate) was recently featured in a BBC documentary on the program, Natural World. Dr. de Silva is the Director of the Uda Walawe Elephant Research Project in Sri Lanka. The documentary, “Sri Lanka: Elephant Island,” shows the complex social world of the Sri Lanka elephants. Program information can be found at the BBC website - http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p01dt2xd. The entire documentary can be view at this link - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5sqcnaRr6IE.
Congratulations to Dr. de Silva for her great accomplishments in elephant research.