Lankapage Logo Recent Top Stories
CP 13 YEARS
Go Home Home Serving the Sri Lankan community globally since 2000
go to LankaPage.com

Leading News from Sri Lanka::

* Sri Lanka donates two baby elephants to Czech Republic
Sat, Oct 6, 2012, 07:14 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Oct 06, Colombo: Sri Lanka has donated two young female Indian elephants to the Prague zoo in Czech Republic as a mark of the International Children's Day.

The elephants, eight-year-old Janita and seven-year-old Tamara have left Sri Lanka today to Czech Republic in a special Sri Lankan Air Force military plane.

The two baby elephants are Sri Lanka's gift to the Prague Zoo and have come from the elephant orphanage in Pinnawala.

According to Czech media reports, the Prague Zoo in return will send two komodo dragons, two Przewalski horses and two young hippopotamuses to the Colombo zoo.

Prague Zoo officials have said that the new elephants will help the zoo's project to extend the genetic base of the European breeding of Indian elephants.



ColomboPage - Recent 10 Stories
Extremist Sri Lankan Buddhist organization surrounds government ministry
-- [9 hours ago]
Sri Lanka's TNA seeks Tamils' right to self-determination at Chavakachcheri May Day rally
-- [9 hours ago]
Sri Lanka's main opposition plans protest against casino legislation
-- [9 hours ago]
Extremist Sri Lankan Buddhist organization has no plans to topple the government
Sri Lanka's private sector retirement fund earned over Rs. 550 billion in last five years - Central Bank
Disciplinary inquiry against Sri Lanka's star cricket players over retirement remarks
Coastal line train services disrupted in Sri Lanka as protesting workers block trains
Sri Lanka has achieved a lot, Korean envoy tells President
US Ambassador celebrates Earth Day with Sri Lankan Girl Guides
Sri Lanka national coach resigns to take up appointment with ECB

Copyright © 2000, 2012 by LankaPage.com (LLC) :
The news and other contents on ColomboPage are copyrighted property of LankaPage.com, LLC. Any unauthorized use of any information on ColomboPage may constitute a violation of copyright laws. You need written permission to reproduce, republish, post, transmit, broadcast or distribute, material from this site from LankaPage.com, LLC. However, news organizations or broadcasters in Sri Lanka may republish the news items in ColomboPage with proper acknowledgment to ColomboPage.