Parakrama
Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at
Sri Lanka unspecified location in Sri Lanka

dead elephant ☨ ♂ Parakrama  dead elephant

Identification


Description

Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Subspecies: Elephas maximus maximus
Sex and age:Male ♂, unknown age
Dentition
Incisivestusker
Origin
Born:* wild
Birth place: in Kaeng Krachan National Park
Death
Dead:
Death location: Sri Lanka unspecified location close to Ussgala Siyambalangamuwa Wewa
Death reason: unknown: transport related suffocation and exhaustion
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Sri Lanka unspecified location, in Sri Lanka

Date of arrival

Sri Lanka unspecified location
from Galgamuwa range forest

Record history
History of updates2020-11-06

Latest document update2021-09-01 17:13:22
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Biography

† Parakrama is a dead Male ♂ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), , who died at Sri Lanka unspecified location, in Sri Lanka, . Official death reason described as transport related suffocation and exhaustion.

Origin


Parakrama was born wild at Kaeng Krachan National Park.


Comments / pictures

The reason for the tusker’s death was due to collapsing while being transported and being unable to get up, his chest and wind pile was compressed due to his own weight and gradually died of suffocation and exhaustion.

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References

Koehl, Dan, (2021). Parakrama, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Sri Lanka unspecified location in Sri Lanka. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 19 August 2022 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=10574. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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