Gemunu an Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at Yala Ruhunu National Park

Gemunu
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Species: Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Male ♂ 29 years old
Management:wild
Location:Yala Ruhunu National Park
ArrivalYala Ruhunu National Park
Born:* 1991 wild
in Yala Ruhunu National Park
Document updated2020-09-20
2013-08-17: On the evening of August 17 (Saturday) news began to filter in that Gemunu, the iconic and infamous elephant of Yala National Park had been shot by someone, and was injured. (Source

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Koehl, D., (2020). Gemunu, an Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at Yala Ruhunu National Park in Sri Lanka. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 22 October 2020 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=13531. (archived at the Wayback machine)

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