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Pinnawala elephant orphanage is the place which bears the largest herd of captive elephants in the world. Known as the captive breeding place for wild Asian elephants, this orphanage provides the shelter to diseased, wounded and disabled elephants since 1975. There are more than 80 elephants have gained their birth at Pinnawala elephant orphanage up to date. You can witness baby elephants & also adult elephants moving around freely without harming to anyone. Don’t miss the chance to watch the bottle-feeding time at 9.15am, 13.15am or at 05.00pm and bathing of the elephants at the river nearby at 10.00am to 12:00pm & 02.00pm-04:00pm. Sharing time with an elephant’s life will be a memorable experience in your life.