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Responding to decision to move Dep. of Zoological Gardens under Ministry of Tourism
Under the formation of the new Government in 2020, it has been announced that the Department of Zoological Gardens will now fall under the Ministry of Tourism, causing concern among animal rights activists across the country ...
2020-09-07   Colombo, Sri Lanka Category: zoo

Lanka’s first Open Air Zoo will open today
The Zoological Department in collaboration with the Ministry of Tourism and Sports took the initiative of expediting the construction work of the Open Air Zoo in Pinnawala. It has come up in adjacent to the Elephant Orphanage...
2015-04-20   Pinnawala, Sri Lanka Category: zoo

Anjalee the elephant: Auckland zookeeper has spent 6 months to get her here
Anjalee arrived in Niue last month and will reside there in a purpose-built enclosure for around 90 days until biosecurity officials give her the all-clear. She was born in the Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage in Sri Lanka. Her m...
2015-04-11   Niue, Niue Category: misc

UPDATE: Attempt to seize Oruwala elephants engaged in Polo results in jumbo encounter
The elephant calf which was taken into custody of the wildlife officers in the Oruwala area in Athurugiriya recently was presented before the Kaduwela Magistrate on the night of Monday April 6. The magistrate ordered for the...
2015-04-09   Oruwala, Sri Lanka Category: misc

Auckland-bound elephant Anjalee is on her way
Auckland Zoo is delighted to announce that an eight-year-old Asian elephant na​med Anjalee has begun her journey to join the Zoo´s 32-year-old female elephant Burma. ​Anjalee is the first of two elephant...
2015-03-13   Auckland, New Zealand Category: relocation

Oil anointing for 100 elephants
A New Year oil anointing ceremony will be held at the Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage on April 15 at 6.42 a.m. to anoint oil on nearly 100 elephants maintained at the facility. Sabargamuwa Chief Minister Maheepala Herath and Kan...
2013-04-10   Pinnawala, Sri Lanka Category: event

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