Mahout walks elephant for a regular bath at the river of Maha Oya close
to Pinnawele Elephant orphanage on July 6, 2012 in Pinnawele, Sri Lanka.
Sri Lanka's main elephant orphanage was established to care for five
orphaned wild elephants in 1975 by the Department of Wildlife, and is
now home to 83 elephants. The orphanage is located about 96 kilometers
from Colombo towards Kandy, and is a popular local and foreign tourist
attraction. (Photo by Buddhika Weerasinghe)