Athula Raja
Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at
Gangaramaya Temple in Sri Lanka

♂ Athula Raja



Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Male ♂
Management:Free contact

People killed:1
Born:* wild
Birth place:
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Gangaramaya Temple, in Sri Lanka

Date of arrival

Gangaramaya Temple
Record history
History of updates2022-09-12

Latest document update2020-10-18 06:25:24
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Athula Raja is a living Male ♂ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) , located at the Gangaramaya Temple, in Sri Lanka.

Athula Raja arrived to the Gangaramaya Temple unknown date,

In Gangaramaya Temple, Athula Raja lives as single living elephant at this location


Athula Raja was born wild .

Comments / pictures

1996: long time mahout: N. Mudiyanse, whose charge is the once killer tusker- Athula- now at Gangarama temple

Reference list


Koehl, Dan, (2024). Athula Raja, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Gangaramaya Temple in Sri Lanka. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 20 April 2024 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

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CategoriesElephants from Gangaramaya Temple | Sri Lanka | Mankillers | Single living | Asian elephants

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