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Lasanda at Matara Weherahena temple

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Species: Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀
Management:Free contact
Location:Matara Weherahena temple
ArrivedMatara Weherahena temple
from Pinnawala elephant orphanage
Born: unknown Sri Lanka
Offspring and year of birth:
  1. () 2004-02-27 -- † 2004-03-20 killed
  2. () 2011-01-16 -- † 2011-08-09 unknown
Document updated2012-02-01: transfered
2012-02-08: at gangarama perahera
2012: Present as nr 5. at 33rd Annual Nawam Maha Perahera at Gangaramaya Temple in Colombo.

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