Another elephant held in Pinnawala released

Another elephant held in Pinnawala released

Another elephant held in Pinnawala released

Written by Amani Nilar

09 Sep, 2021 | 6:25 pm

COLOMBO (News 1st): Another elephant held at the Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage was released to its original owner this morning (9).

Following a court order issued on the submissions of the Criminal Investigations Department, the advice of the Attorney General, and a gazette notification issued by the Minister of Wildlife, the Department of Zoological Gardens was ordered the release of 13 tame elephants to their original owners recently.

Following the order, several tame elephants at the Pinnawala and Udawalawe Elephant Shelters were released during the past two days to their original owners.

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