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* Sri Lanka to implement noise regulations in wildlife parks
Tue, Feb 26, 2013, 12:09 am SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Feb 25, Colombo: Sri Lanka Minister of Wildlife Vijith Vijayamuni Zoysa said a code of ethics will be introduced soon to the safari drivers in the island's wildlife parks.

The Minister said that it has been observed that the safari drivers searching for rare animal sightings communicate among each other via mobile phones and recklessly drive through the park to swiftly reach places where the animals were seen.

The Ministry has already decided to ban the use of mobile phones in the wildlife parks based on requests of the environmentalists.

The Minister further said that the government had regulations regarding the noise emanated by vehicles that enter the wildlife parks. According to the Minister attention is focused on the noise emanating from some Indian jeeps.

Sri Lanka's national parks have become tourist hot spots following the end of war in 2009 but the irresponsible behavior of the visitors have caused problems to animals and the environment.

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