Ganga
Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at
Maharagama Temple in Sri Lanka

Biography
♀ Ganga

Identification


Description

Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 19 years old
Management:Free contact
Origin
Born:* 2005 wild
Birth place:
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Maharagama Temple, in Sri Lanka

Date of arrival

Maharagama Temple
from Gangaramaya Temple

Record history
History of updates0000-00-00

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Biography


Ganga is a living Female ♀ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) , located at the Maharagama Temple, in Sri Lanka.

Ganga arrived to the Maharagama Temple unknown date, relocated from the Gangaramaya Temple, in Sri Lanka.


Social

Ganga lives together with 2 other elephants at the Maharagama Temple:

detailed list with arrival dates etc. of the other elephants
  1. Athurugiriya
  2. unknown


Origin

Ganga was born wild 2005.


Comments / pictures

2012: Present at 33rd Annual Nawam Maha Perahera at Gangaramaya Temple in Colombo.

Reference list

References

Koehl, Dan, (2024). Ganga, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Maharagama Temple in Sri Lanka. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 20 July 2024 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=7276. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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Categories2005 births | Elephants from Maharagama Temple | Sri Lanka | Asian elephants


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