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This was a lovely visit and we saw far more elephants than we expected. We visited at feeding time and saw approximately 40 elephants, mostly babies, being fed milk and then feeding themselves on leaves. The elephants appeared well cared for and the aim is to get them back into
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Four of us visiting Uda Walawe National Park visited the Elephant Transit Home in the morning on 27th November 2019. The facility is situated adjacent to the Uda Walawe reservoir at the western end of the National Park. The billboard outside the facility indicated the feeding
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Make this a follow on to a safari tour of the Udawalawe National Park where you will see lots of elephants in their natural habitat. Feeding time is at 3.00pm so organise your trip accordingly. 500 Rupees entrance fee so well worth a visit
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The transit centre is the only way I would recommend going to an orphanage in Sri Lanka. The humans are kept well away from the elephants who are brought up to the feeding station where they are not touched by the handlers just offered milk via big tubes over the wall of the
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Seemed good for the animals - we could not get close. Loads of babies - about 45. We went at 5;30 so got a bit darker to take ideal photos. Not many people when we went only about 30. Money and time well spent )was there about an hour)
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