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Box of Delights

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Morgan and I decided it was about time to make a new toy for the elephants to enjoy during enrichment! After a trip to the lumberyard to find some wood, we thought making a box would be a fine idea. … Read More

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Bed and River Litter Pick

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We all know that elephants love to eat, but they have a bit of trouble distinguishing between a nice tasty palm leaf and a not-so-tasty plastic bottle (I mean, who wouldn’t, right?). To clear up the confusion, we decided to … Read More

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Kandula’s Unexpected Departure

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We are very sad to announce that after 5 months at Millennium Elephant Foundation, Kandula has returned to Habarana. He was initially brought to MEF to receive treatment for a slipped disk in his back after too many years using … Read More

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Easter Adam’s Peak Climb

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Nine of us set off to climb Adam’s Peak on Easter Saturday. 5,200 steps up. 5,200 steps down. We were excited despite the mammoth task ahead of us! We began the climb at 2.30 am, our goal, to be at … Read More

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White Water Rafting

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This weekend 7 of us headed off on a day trip white water rafting to Kitulgala. We set off from MEF to the Kelaniya Ganga, the river that runs through Kitulgala, and which is fast becoming the adrenalin sports capital … Read More

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Fran’s Enrichment Toy

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ENRICHMENT Enrichment is creating and setting up activities to challenge our elephants physically and mentally; encouraging the elephants to be active and enriching their mind.  Anything that involves problem solving is great to make elephants think. Enrichment is vital for … Read More

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St Patrick’s Day

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To celebrate St. Patricks day here at MEF, we held an Irish quiz to test people’s knowledge of Ireland and celebrate all things Irish! We all got together, some wearing green especially for the occasion. Sadly there was no Guinness … Read More

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Fruit Shop Jazz Up

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Last week we took on the project of spiffing up the fruit shop! Previous volunteers had painted over a fresh coat of orange paint, but we figured it could use a little more life to attract more tourists to help … Read More

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