unknown an Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at Uda Walawe Elephant Transit Home Udawalawa Eth Athuru Sewana

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Species: Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Male ♂ 15 years old
Status:confiscated
Management:Free contact
Location:Uda Walawe Elephant Transit Home Udawalawa Eth Athuru Sewana
ArrivalUda Walawe Elephant Transit Home Udawalawa Eth Athuru Sewana 2008-08-00
from Morahena Watte
Born:* 2005 wild Sri Lanka
Document updated2018-11-05
The Flying Squad of the Wild Life Department found the three year old male calf chained under inhuman conditions in a private estate called ‘Morahena Watte’ in Walgama and arrested both the keeper and another person in connection with the illegal capture and holding of the calf.

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Koehl, D., (2020). unknown, an Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at Uda Walawe Elephant Transit Home Udawalawa Eth Athuru Sewana in Sri Lanka. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 23 September 2020 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=3950. (archived at the Wayback machine)

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