The Elephant Orphanage Sri Lanka Elephant being washed in a stream Atmospheric

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The World s only Orphange for Homeless Elephant At the Elephant Orphanage deep in the tropical hill country of central Sri Lanka the motherless calves are raised by human foster parents who ply them with bottled milk five times a day In Sri Lanka and throughout Asia some of the world s larger remaining wild elephant herds about 50 000 animals across the continent face threats to their survival from burgeoning human populations that are bulldozing forests into farmland and severing centuries old migration routes with highways and urban development JR Marshall
Location: Sri Lanka