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Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage

The Pinnawela Elephant Orphanage, one of the most popular tourist attraction in Sri Lanka was started in 1975 was primarily designed to afford care and protection to the many baby elephants found in the jungle without their mothers. In most of these cases the mother had either died or been killed.

A visitor can enjoy the grand opportunity to sight of the herd of elephants bathing and playing at the river interacting together even with baby elephants.

The bathing of elephants followed up with the feeding hour at the orphanage. A baby elephant are bottle fed and is a memorable opportunity to have a chance of bottle feeding milk to the baby elephants.