Pinnawella Elephant Centre

A Humanity Ashore Photo Essay - by Dushiyanthini Kanagasabapathipillai

Saturday, October 22, 2005

It started as an orphanage for elephant calves found in the wilds, bereft of their mothers who most usually lost their lives in the ongoing conflict between man and beast.

The Centre later developed into a safe haven for adult wild elephants too who required human assistance.