Elephant orphanage, zoos & safari parks closed from tomorrow

The Director General of the Department of National Zoological Gardens says that all zoological gardens, safari parks and elephant orphanages operated by the department will be closed for the public until further notice.

Due to the current Covid-19 pandemic situation, the Dehiwala National Zoo, Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage, and the Ridiyagama Safari Park will be temporarily closed for the public from April 04, 2021 until further notice, the DG Ishini Wickramasinghe said in a release.