Pinnawala elephant orphanage



The Pinnawala elephant orphanage is situated kegalla, Sri Lanka. Rabukkana Railway station is away from 2 km from elephant orphanage.  It was commenced 1975 under wildlife department .Presently Pinnawala elephant orphanage is managed by National Zoological Gardens The elephant orphanage is major tourist attraction  of Sri Lanka. You should buy a ticket for visit the Pinnawala elephant orphanage. Local tourists can buy ticket for 50 LKR and foreign visitors can buy a ticket for 20$ .The income of tickets is used to maintain the orphanage.  
Purposes of Pinnawala elephant orphanage
To provide protection to orphaned elephants who are found from Sri Lankan jungles such as Yala, Wilpaththu etc.
The Pinnawala elephant orphanage has 25 -acre coconut plantation adjacent to the maha oya this land use to feed the elephants there were 78 elephants according to figure (February of 2012)
Pinnawala elephant orphanage



Pinnawala elephant orphanage

Pinnawala elephant orphanage

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