Jaya Raja
Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at
Kandy Sri Dalada Maligawa Temple of the Tooth in Sri Lanka

dead elephant ☨ ♂ Jaya Raja  dead elephant

Identification


Description

Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Male ♂
Dentition
Incisivestusker
Body height: 2.59 meter, 8.5 feet
Origin
Born:* wild
Birth place:
Death
Dead: 1994
Death reason: :
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Kandy Sri Dalada Maligawa Temple of the Tooth, in Sri Lanka

Date of arrival

1966-00-00Kandy Sri Dalada Maligawa Temple of the Tooth
from Mysore Zoo

Record history
History of updates2018-06-29: new record

Latest document update2020-10-18 06:25:24
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Biography

† Jaya Raja is a dead Male ♂ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), , who died 1994 at Kandy Sri Dalada Maligawa Temple of the Tooth, in Sri Lanka, .

Origin


Jaya Raja was born wild .


Comments / pictures

Raja was a gift from Indian prime minister Indira Gandhi, to Mr Heen Banda Udurawana, the 16th Diyawadana Nilame of the Temple of the Tooth in Kandy.

Reference list

References

Koehl, Dan, (2024). Jaya Raja, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Kandy Sri Dalada Maligawa Temple of the Tooth in Sri Lanka. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 29 February 2024 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=11796. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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