Suranimala at Pinnawala elephant orphanage

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Species: Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Male ♂
Management:Free contact
Location:Pinnawala elephant orphanage
ArrivedPinnawala elephant orphanage
Born: unknown
Document updated2012-01-27: 
2007-12-24: The elephant Suranimala of the renowned Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage in the outskirts of Kegalle town created a scene when it was taken by its mahouts for a bath in the Maha Oya just by the Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage on December 24. While bathing Suranimala became restless and started to run amok threatening the many visitors to the elephant orphanage on this Christmas eve.

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