Sri Lanka elephant paintings on sale at national carrier

Feb 23, 2011 (LBO) – Sri Lanka’s state-run national carrier SriLankan airlines said it will sell paintings by an elephant through the in flight duty free sales collection. The paintings are drawn by Sindu an elephant at the Temple of the Tooth Relic in the central Sri Lankan city of Kandy. The elephants paints with a brush held in its trunk, the airline said.

The airline also offers a Batik wall hanging depicting the Kandy perahera, an annual procession where elephants, drummers, dancers, torch and flag bearers weave through city streets watched by thousands of onlookers and tourists.