Sinharaja at Polwatte temple

† Sinharaja
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Species: Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Male ♂, unknown maybe about years old (estimated age)
Dead date: 2002
Death reason: accident: hit by lightning
Location:Polwatte temple
ArrivedPolwatte temple 2002-02-07
from Pinnawala elephant orphanage
Born: wild
Document updated2008-08-25
Sinharaja was killed within a few months of donation, when the iron chain he was tied with was struck by lightning.

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