Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage

Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage

The Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage, which has the largest herd of captive elephants in the world, has earned recognition the world over for its dedication towards the welfare of the Asian elephants. It is not simply an elephant orphanage, but also a nursery and a captive breeding ground, which has nurtured and cared for countless elephants since its inception in the year 1975.