The magnificent view of an elephant herd bathing in the lake. (Beautiful Nature)
This is the view you get when you visit the Pinnawala Elephant orphanage that has many elephants kept under the protection of wildlife authorities.
The magnificent view of an elephant herd bathing in the lake-There are more than 200 elephants in this orphanage today. It was opened in 1975 to protect and help elephants that are lost with the hard difficulty of joining new herds around their areas. Elephants here are brought when they were young.
In this footage, you can see a lot of elephants enjoying a session of bathing in the river that flows through the Pinnawala Elephant orphanage. It is a site to see as many foreigners and locals rush to take photographs of these humble giants being together.
Take a break and enjoy this footage full of elephants having fun around the river. They sure love to swim and bath a lot in this area. Comment on the video about your thoughts on having such conservation areas around a country that is well known for elephants.
Sri Lanka and its connection to Elephants
In the island paradise of Sri Lanka, Elephants roam the streets and through village areas freely in many parts of the country. The small island nation is full of elephants that are loved by the citizens of the island. Most educated in the country are continually have stood up against corruption and animal abuse especially towards the treasures that elephants are to the state as Sri Lankan elephants are known as the largest and the strongest among Asian elephants.
Sri Lankan Elephants are known to survive passing averages age known to them due to the current regulations and support are given to the wildlife department to keep the elephants safe. There are many aged elephants in the country that requires weekly check-ups on their health, most of them are iconic to some areas and are given with special names by the clergy.
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