Sri Lanka is the only country providing a safe retreat for orphaned elephants. Pinnawela elephant orphanage is one of two such sanctuaries in Sri-Lanka tending & caring for the domestic baby elephants and this has now become quite well known worldwide. Founded in 1972, the Elephant Orphanage was relocated to the present site in 1975. Bathing time at Ma Oya just in front of the orphanage is sharp at 09.00 am to 12.00 pm and 2.00 pm till 04.00 pm. Feeding time for baby elephants with milk is at 01.15 pm.
More details: http://nationalzoo.gov.lk/elephantorphanage/