Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Kandula II (Weera, Wira) at Kaduwela Kotalawela Sankapitti Vihara

♂ Kandula II (Weera, Wira)



Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Male ♂
Management:Free contact
Born:* unknown
Birth place:
Present / last location:Kaduwela Kotalawela Sankapitti Vihara, in Sri Lanka

Date of Arrival
(Presently sometimes errors!)

2013-05-22Kaduwela Kotalawela Sankapitti Vihara
from Pinnawala elephant orphanage
Pinnawala elephant orphanage
from Panagoda army camp

Document updated2013-05-26: transfered
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Kandula II (Weera, Wira) is a living Male ♂ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) , located at Kaduwela Kotalawela Sankapitti Vihara, in Sri Lanka.

Kandula II (Weera, Wira) arrived Kaduwela Kotalawela Sankapitti Vihara 2013-05-22, relocated from Pinnawala elephant orphanage, in Sri Lanka.

In Kaduwela Kotalawela Sankapitti Vihara, Kandula II (Weera, Wira) lives as single living elephant at this location (see detailed list).


Kandula II (Weera, Wira) was born unknown .

Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2021). Kandula II (Weera, Wira), Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Kaduwela Kotalawela Sankapitti Vihara in Sri Lanka. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 29 July 2021 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

Sources used for this article is among others:

  • Sanjaya Kumara Ratnayake, assistant curator, Pinnawala elephant orphanage.


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