Soma I at Siri Alanmathiniyaramaya Purana Viharaya

Soma I
Alternative name:Sama
ID Number:
Species: Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀
Management:Free contact
Location:Siri Alanmathiniyaramaya Purana Viharaya
ArrivedSiri Alanmathiniyaramaya Purana Viharaya
from Pinnawala elephant orphanage
Born: wild Sri Lanka
Offspring and year of birth:
  1. (F) 2006-09-01 Namally (Namali)
Document updated2012-02-08: new record
2018-05-17: source
2012: Present as nr 1. at 33rd Annual Nawam Maha Perahera at Gangaramaya Temple in Colombo.

Sources, among others

  • http://www.thesundayleader.lk/2011/06/12/elephants-at-the-mercy-of-a-monk/

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