Jaya Raja an Asian elephant at Kandy Sri Dalada Maligawa Temple of the Tooth


 ☨ ♂ Jaya Raja  
Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Male ♂
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Dentition:tusker
Body height: 2.59 meter, 8.5 feet
Origin
Born:* wild
Birth place:
Death
Dead date: 1994
Death reason: :
Locations
Present / last location:Kandy Sri Dalada Maligawa Temple of the Tooth, in Sri Lanka

Date of Arrival

1966-00-00Kandy Sri Dalada Maligawa Temple of the Tooth
from Mysore Zoo

Document updated2018-06-29: new record
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† Jaya Raja is a dead Male ♂ Asian elephant, (Elephas maximus), who died at Kandy Sri Dalada Maligawa Temple of the Tooth, in Sri Lanka, in 1994, (see detailed list).

Origin


Jaya Raja was born wild .


Comments / pictures

Raja was a gift from Indian prime minister Indira Gandhi, to Mr Heen Banda Udurawana, the 16th Diyawadana Nilame of the Temple of the Tooth in Kandy.



Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2020). Jaya Raja, an Asian at Kandy Sri Dalada Maligawa Temple of the Tooth in Sri Lanka. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 30 November 2020 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=11796. (archived at the Wayback machine)

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