27 March 2019
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Maligawa Raja at Kandy Sri Dalada Maligawa Temple of the Tooth

27 March 2019
Now intensively researching how to get the database queries to work with php7. //Dan

Male ♂ Asian elephant Maligawa Raja at Kandy Sri Dalada Maligawa Temple of the Tooth

† Maligawa Raja
ID Number:
Species: Asian elephant
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Dead date: 1988-07-16,
Death reason: disease: "an illness"
Location:Kandy Sri Dalada Maligawa Temple of the Tooth
ArrivedKandy Sri Dalada Maligawa Temple of the Tooth 1937-07-31
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Born:~1913 wild
Capture: 1925, Eravur in Batticaloa District
Document updated2009-07-29: transfer 1938
2009-07-29: Text
2009-09-22: 1000 rupee bill
2018-05-16: alt name, source
According to various sources four feet five inches in height and 12 years of age, in 1925.

On August 20, 1986 President J. R. Jayewardene declared Raja as a national treasure in recognition of its invaluable services to the religion.

A stamp was issued in its memory on December 12, 1989, and also the 1000 Rupee bill, with Raja and the muslim trainer Umar Lebbe Panicker from Eravur in Batticola.



Sources, among others

  • https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Raja_(elephant)

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