Ruwan Raja at Gangaramaya Temple

† Ruwan Raja
Alternative name:Dala kota
ID Number:
Species: Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Male ♂, unknown maybe about years old (estimated age)
Dentition:tusker
Dead date: 2003,
Death reason: :
Location:Gangaramaya Temple
ArrivedGangaramaya Temple 1996-00-00
from Morawatte Temple
Born: wild
Document updated2018-05-16: new record
1996: This elephant was a gift to Gangaramaya in 1996 from the Ratnapura Morawatte Walauwa and was known as ‘Dala kota’ at the time...He passed away peacefully in 2003

Sources, among others

  • http://www.dailymirror.lk/114073/Gangaramaya-Tuskers-were-privileged-to-have-carried-the-Dalada-Sacred-Casket

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