Jaya Raja at Kandy Sri Dalada Maligawa Temple of the Tooth

† Jaya Raja
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Species: Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Male ♂, unknown maybe about years old (estimated age)
Dentition:tusker
Body height: 2.59 meter, 8.5 feet
Dead date: 1994,
Death reason: :
Location:Kandy Sri Dalada Maligawa Temple of the Tooth
ArrivedKandy Sri Dalada Maligawa Temple of the Tooth 1966-00-00
from Mysore Zoo (Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens)
Born: wild
Document updated2018-06-29: new record
Raja was a gift from Indian prime minister Indira Gandhi, to Mr Heen Banda Udurawana, the 16th Diyawadana Nilame of the Temple of the Tooth in Kandy.

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