Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at
Anamaduwe Dhammadassi Thera in Sri Lanka

♂ Wasala



Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Male ♂ 11 years old
Management:Free contact
Born:* 2012-04-00 wild
Birth place: in unknown
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Anamaduwe Dhammadassi Thera, in Sri Lanka

Date of arrival

2014-00-00Anamaduwe Dhammadassi Thera
from Pinnawala elephant orphanage

2014-02-28Pinnawala elephant orphanage
from Kandalama Walauwa

Record history
History of updates2018-11-05: new record

Latest document update2020-10-18 06:25:24
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Wasala is a living Male ♂ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) , located with the private owner Anamaduwe Dhammadassi Thera, in Sri Lanka.

Wasala arrived in 2014-00-00 to Anamaduwe Dhammadassi Thera, relocated from Pinnawala elephant orphanage, in Sri Lanka.

In Anamaduwe Dhammadassi Thera, Wasala lives as single living elephant at this location


Wasala was born wild 2012-04-00 at unknown.

Comments / pictures

2014-02-28: It is reported that an elephant calf illegally hidden in ‘Kandalama Waluwa’ at Mirigama has been seized by Wildlife officers. The elephant calf is about 4 to 5 Feet tall say these reports. Another older jumbo too was found on the premises.

Reference list


Koehl, Dan, (2023). Wasala, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Anamaduwe Dhammadassi Thera in Sri Lanka. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 5 December 2023 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=11940. (archived at the Wayback machine)

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