unknown
Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at
Sri Lanka National Zoological Gardens (Dehiwela Zoo) in Sri Lanka

dead elephant ☨ ⚪ unknown  dead elephant

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Description

Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:, unknown age
Origin
Born:*
Birth place:
Death
Dead:
Death reason: unknown:
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Sri Lanka National Zoological Gardens (Dehiwela Zoo), in Sri Lanka

Date of arrival

1954-00-00Sri Lanka National Zoological Gardens (Dehiwela Zoo)
from Peter Ryhiner

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History of updates2012-02-11: 

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Biography

† unknown is a dead Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), , who died at Sri Lanka National Zoological Gardens (Dehiwela Zoo), in Sri Lanka, .

Origin


unknown was born .


Comments / pictures

1954: Exchange with swiss naturalist collector, Mr. Peter Rhyiner: 1 Ceylon elephant exchanged for one from India. Source: 1954 Ceylon Administration report, Sri Lanka national Archives, Colombo.

Reference list

References

Koehl, Dan, (2021). unknown, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Sri Lanka National Zoological Gardens (Dehiwela Zoo) in Sri Lanka. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 28 May 2022 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=7716. (archived at the Wayback machine)


Sources used for this article is among others:

  • 1954 Ceylon Administration report, Sri Lanka National Archives, Colombo.
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