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The Gathering of elephants

The Gathering of elephants

 

Minneriya National Park has the largest gathering of Asian elephants which is from May – October each year. Elephant numbers increase in the park during the dry season and the numbers are low during the rainy season. The Minneriya tank is the main attraction for the gathering as the tank does not go dry and the lush grass attracts the elephants. Gathering has grown due to reducing of land. A group of elephants comprises of 12 – 15.They can be seen during 2.00 PM – 05.00 PM daily and this is the most effective time to see them. This gathering has been rated as the 06th wild life wonder in the world by the Lonely Planet. Read more

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