† Pokuna Raja is a dead Female ♀ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), , who died 2020-04-30 at Uda Walawe Nationalpark, in Sri Lanka, . Official death reason described as gunshot.
Pokuna Raja was born wild 2010? at Uda Walawe Nationalpark, captured at collapsed in a water tank.
2013-09: In September 2013, a baby male elephant was found alone, collapsed in a water tank. The staff estimated his age to be around 18 months.
2018: He was released this summer in a batch of seven orphans, which also included our female Matriarch
2020-05-04: The post-mortem examination on the elephant ‘Pokuna’ who was found dead at Kemthunegala, Udawalawe Wildlife Park revealed that it had died due to a gunshot
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