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

♂ Kandula II (Weera, Wira)



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

Date of arrival

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

Pinnawala elephant orphanage
from Panagoda army camp

Record history
History of updates2013-05-26: transfered

Latest document update2020-10-18 06:25:24
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Kandula II (Weera, Wira) is a living Male ♂ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) , located at the Kaduwela Kotalawela Sankapitti Vihara, in Sri Lanka.

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

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


Kandula II (Weera, Wira) was born unknown .

Reference list


Koehl, Dan, (2024). Kandula II (Weera, Wira), Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Kaduwela Kotalawela Sankapitti Vihara in Sri Lanka. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 27 February 2024 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=7693. (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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