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Overpopulation at Pinnawala discussed in Sri Lankas Parliament-
At the Parliament session held today (25), Minister of Tourism, Prasanna Ranatunga has said that the elephant population at the Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage has exceeded its capacity and its revenue has also dropped significa...
2020-09-30   Colombo, Sri Lanka Category: organisation

Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage runs risk of being blacklisted: Minister
The Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage was facing a risk of being blacklisted for tourists due to various reasons including the overcrowding of the orphanage, and Bottle feeding was stopped as it was not good to give the baby eleph...
2020-09-26   Pinnawala, Sri Lanka Category: organisation

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

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