Pinnawala Zoo in Sri Lanka

Pinnawala Zoo


First elephant arrived2011
Address Kegalle-Rambukkana Rd, Rambukkana
Zip-code 71100
Place Kegalle
District Kegalle District
Province Sabaragamuwa Province
Country Sri Lanka
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Pinnawala Zoo, located at Kegalle-Rambukkana Rd, Rambukkana, in Kegalle, Sri Lanka , was founded in 2011 and the first elephant arrived in 2011.

Living elephants

At the Pinnawala Zoo lives 2 elephants with records in this database: (detail list)
  1. Pinnawala born 2000-06-04
  2. Sanka II born 1989

References for records about Pinnawala Zoo

Recommended Citation

Koehl, Dan (2024). Pinnawala Zoo, Elephant Encyclopedia. Available online at (archived at the Wayback machine)

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Second zoo in sri lanka to be opened in june - Elephant News
2020-09-07Responding to decision to move dep. of zoological gardens under ministry of tourism - Elephant News

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