Abhaya at Kandy Sri Dalada Maligawa Temple of the Tooth

Abhaya
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Species: Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Male ♂ 8 years old
Management:Free contact
Location:Kandy Sri Dalada Maligawa Temple of the Tooth
ArrivedKandy Sri Dalada Maligawa Temple of the Tooth 2017-00-00
from Sri Lanka National Zoological Gardens (Dehiwela Zoo)
Sri Lanka National Zoological Gardens (Dehiwela Zoo) 2011-04-23
from Pinnawala elephant orphanage
Pinnawala elephant orphanage 2010-10-00
from Giritale Wildlife Training Centre
Born:2010 wild
Document updated2011-05-01: prev locations
2018-05-17: relocated to Kandy
This baby elephant, has survived a train accident in which its mother died.

Sources, among others

  • http://www.island.lk/index.php?page_cat=article-details&page=article-details&code_title=23379
  • http://www.hirunews.lk/167228/gagana-abhaya-senarath-join-dalada-perahera

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