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Elephants and reserves Sri Lanka
Amy Adejokun
Amy Adejokun Section editor

Discover Elephants and reserves

Tame or wild, the elephant remains part and parcel of the Sri Lankan landscape. Do not miss a trip to the Pinnawela orphanage, where tourists can feed the babies. The Bundala reserve us home to many herds of wild elephants, while the Wirawila reserve will appeal to birdwatchers and ornithologists.

Elephants and reserves

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Elephant family, Sri Lanka

The Sri Lankan elephant population is now largely restricted to a few National Parks and Nature Reserves.

© Ivan / age fotostock
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Elephants

The Sri Lankan Elephant is one of three recognized subspecies of the Asian Elephant.

© Ivan / age fotostock
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Elephant sign

Danger, elephants crossing!

© Ivan / age fotostock
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Elephants in Sri Lanka

An elephant family in Sri Lanka.

© mike smith / age fotostock
Elephants and reserves , Elephants in water , Sri Lanka
Elephants in water

An important cultural symbiosis has continued to exist between the elephant and humans for over two thousand years in Sri Lanka.

© mike smith / age fotostock
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