Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at
Uda Walawe Elephant Transit Home in Sri Lanka

dead elephant ☨ ⚪ unknown  dead elephant



Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:unknown
Born:* wild
Birth place: in unknown
Capture: 2016 drain in Hambantota
Dead: 2016-06-22
Death reason: : diarrhea, internal bleeding in appendix
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Uda Walawe Elephant Transit Home, in Sri Lanka

Date of arrival

2016-00-00Uda Walawe Elephant Transit Home
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History of updates2018-11-04: new record, death report

Latest document update2020-10-18 06:25:24
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† unknown is a dead unknown Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), , who died 2016-06-22 at Uda Walawe Elephant Transit Home, in Sri Lanka, . Official death reason described as diarrhea, internal bleeding in appendix.


unknown was born wild at unknown, captured 2016 , captured at drain in Hambantota.

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2016-06-13: taken into the Uda Walawe Elephant Transit Home for treatment for fracture in its leg.

2016-06-23: The calf had been suffering with diarrhea, because of which it was treated by a veterinarian from the Embilipitiya Hospital, Wild Life Health Management Director Dr. Tharaka Prasad said.

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Koehl, Dan, (2021). unknown, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Uda Walawe Elephant Transit Home in Sri Lanka. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 25 May 2022 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=11944. (archived at the Wayback machine)

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