Sri Lanka’s wildlife authorities said an elephant in Sri Lanka has given birth to twins for the first time in nearly 80 years, and a major elephant orphanage in Sri Lanka has recorded the rare birth of elephant twins.
The orphanage spokesperson said the twins are in good health, both male, and were born to 25-year-old Surangi at the Pinnawala Elephant Home in the central hills of the country, and their father, 17-year-old Pandu, is also a resident of an orphanage. That “their father is 17-year-old Pando who is also an inmate at the centre.”
Elephants with their young
And I celebrated my house Pinnawala Elephant For orphans on this historic day, after the elephants gave birth to their male twins, and pictures of the elephants were published standing next to their mother and devouring tree leaves, according to what was published by Reuters.
Check on the elephants
Sri Lankan elephant experts said that the last time a domesticated female elephant gave birth to twins in the country was in 1941.
The birth of elephants
The Pinnawala Center, which witnessed the birth of twin elephants, and is one of the largest tourist attractions in Sri Lanka, was established in 1975 to care for wild elephants that need rescue or treatment from injuries, and there are approximately 7,500 wild elephants in Sri Lanka, which has a population of 22 million. breeze.