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* All zoological gardens in the country closed temporarily
Sat, Oct 17, 2020, 09:23 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Oct 17, Colombo: The government has decided to temporarily close all zoological gardens managed under the Department of National Zoological Gardens, the Minister of Wildlife and Forest Conservation, C.B. Ratnayake said..

Accordingly, Dehiwala Zoo, Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage, Pinnawala Zoo and Ridiyagama Safari Park under the Department of National Zoological Gardens will be temporarily closed to the public due to the current COVID-19 situation.

However, the public will still have access to the national parks under the health guidelines, Minister Ratnayake further stated.

 

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