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Martyn Colbeck’s visit to the elephants of Sri Lanka scores well on all these counts. Sri Lankan elephants are similar to their African and Asian cousins – but, as Vincent in ‘Pulp Fiction’ noted about life in Amsterdam, it’s the little differences that you notice. For example, Sri Lankan elephants communicate by ear-flapping. Still, the film’s money shots surround Nimal, a young elephant who lost half a leg to a poacher’s trap. Expect him to melt even the most cynical heart as he gamely attempts to walk, feed and get with the bigger elephants.