Large crowds were present for the elephant naming ceremony. Here a visitor helps feed one of the babies. (AFP, Ishara S.Kodikara)
Names for baby elephants were chosen from thousands suggested by visitors to the orphanage (AFP, Ishara S.Kodikara)
Formally established in 1975, the Pinnawala orphanage shelters 83 elephants (AFP, Ishara S.Kodikara)
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