Wednesday, January 30, 2008

Pinnawala elephant Orphanage, Srilanka

25 Acres of land transformed to forest, habitat for 82 elephants in Srilanka. They can move around freely, the centre has only 35 mahouts. They can play in the river Mahaweli. Its also a natural breeding centre for elephants. Programs to start artificial insemination is going on. Every elephant is given 75Kg of food every day. The main food is coconut leaves.
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