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Elephant Transit Home, Uda Walawe National Park

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Observe the heartfelt conservation work at Elephant Transit Home, which raises orphaned young elephants with the ultimate goal of their joining a wild herd in the national park. Watch the excited young elephants frolic and run for their feed of milk and foliage. Consider combining your visit here with a tour of the park, where you'll have a chance to see "graduates" of the center roaming free with their kind. Put Elephant Transit Home and other Uda Walawe National Park attractions into our Uda Walawe National Park travel itinerary planner, and watch your holiday take shape.
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  • Some of the "attractions" in Sri Lanka appear to show little or no respect to the animals that are the real draw, but this seems to be very different. This project appears to be a genuine attempt to p...  more »
  • An interesting place to observe the young elephants being fed from big bottles and to see how injured elephants are cared for. The museum is excellent and worth some time spent there. Over 100 elephan...  more »
  • We stopped over here at feeding time when the young elephants come in from the wild every 4 hours for their milk with the youngest getting the most milk and older ones being slowly weaned . Funny to w...  more »