Missaka at Yala Ruhunu National Park

Male ♂ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) Missaka at Yala Ruhunu National Park

† Missaka
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Species: Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Male ♂ 35 years old
Dead date: 2018-04-19
Death reason: poached: sepsis
Location:Yala Ruhunu National Park
ArrivedYala Ruhunu National Park
Born:1983 wild in
Yala Ruhunu National Park
Document updated2018-04-21: new record
2018-04-20: The Tusker Missaka, that frequented the Yala Sanctuary, died yesterday morning after suffering from a trap gun injury that persisted for over two weeks, park authorities said.

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  • http://www.dailymirror.lk/article/Tusker-Missaka-dies-from-sepsis-148844.html

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