First elephant twins born in Sri Lanka
By Sarath Perera
First elephant twins born in Sri Lanka.(Jack and Jill – Named by the Photographer)Male and Female Clave, also know as Fraternal Twins. The first time in the recorded history of Sri Lanka living twin baby elephants was sighted at the Minneriya National Park. Twin elephant babies are very rare in nature. Only a handful of them recorded even in the world stage. Only 1% of elephant births result in twins, according to National Geographic. The mortality rate for twins is high, as they compete for food.