Another birth at Pinnawala
Menika with the baby elephant
The Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage yesterday recorded the 59th birth.
Menika gave birth to her third baby and it is in good health, sources
from the Orphanage told the Daily News.
She gave birth in 2001 and 2005 and they have been named Migara and
Mihiri. The number of jumbos at the orphanage rose to 91 with the birth
of the latest entry. Nine elephants were born at the orphanage this
month alone and they would be christened by the orphanage later this
month, sources told the Daily News.