Missaka an Asian elephant at Yala Ruhunu National Park

Male ♂ Asian  Missaka at Yala Ruhunu National Park

☨ Missaka
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Species: Asian elephant
Sex and age:Male ♂ 35 years old
Dead date: 2018-04-19
Death reason: poached: sepsis
Location:Yala Ruhunu National Park
ArrivalYala Ruhunu National Park
Born:* 1983 wild
in Yala Ruhunu National Park
Document updated2018-04-21: new record
2018-04-20: The Tusker Missaka, that frequented the Yala Sanctuary, died yesterday morning after suffering from a trap gun injury that persisted for over two weeks, park authorities said.

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Koehl, D., (2020). Missaka, an Asian at Yala Ruhunu National Park in Sri Lanka. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 30 October 2020 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=16835. (archived at the Wayback machine)

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