Sri Lanka's first Open Air Zoo in line with International Standard declared


The second zoological garden and the first open air zoo will be declared open today in Pinnawala adjacent to the Elephant Orphanage. This is another initiative to promote the tourism industry.

The Zoological Department in collaboration with the Ministry of Tourism and Sports took the initiative of expediting the construction work of the zoo in Pinnawala. The public can visit the 44 acre zoo free of charge from today until the 1st of May.