Athula Raja at Gangaramaya Temple

Athula Raja
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Species: Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Male ♂
Management:Free contact
People killed:1
Location:Gangaramaya Temple
ArrivedGangaramaya Temple
Born: wild
Document updated2018-05-16: new record
1996: long time mahout: N. Mudiyanse, whose charge is the once killer tusker- Athula- now at Gangarama temple

Sources, among others

  • http://www.sundaytimes.lk/960623/plusm.html
  • http://www.dailymirror.lk/114073/Gangaramaya-Tuskers-were-privileged-to-have-carried-the-Dalada-Sacred-Casket

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