Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Indi Raja at Kandy Sri Dalada Maligawa Temple of the Tooth

♂ Indi Raja

Identification


Description

Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Male ♂ 41 years old
Management:Free contact
Origin
Born:* 1980 unknown
Birth place:
Imported:1987
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Kandy Sri Dalada Maligawa Temple of the Tooth, in Sri Lanka

Date of arrival

1986-00-00Kandy Sri Dalada Maligawa Temple of the Tooth
Record history
History of updates2009-07-31: 

Latest document update2020-10-19 02:02:28
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Location


Indi Raja is a living Male ♂ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) , located at Kandy Sri Dalada Maligawa Temple of the Tooth, in Sri Lanka.

Indi Raja arrived Kandy Sri Dalada Maligawa Temple of the Tooth 1986-00-00,

In Kandy Sri Dalada Maligawa Temple of the Tooth, Indi Raja lives together with 7 other elephants with records as alive in this database:

  1. Abhaya born 2010
  2. ,   
  3. Gagana born 2011-03-05
  4. ,   
  5. Nadungamuwa Raja born ~1953
  6. ,   
  7. Raja
  8. ,   
  9. Raju born 2006
  10. ,   
  11. Senarath born 2004-09-13
  12. ,   
  13. Sindhu born 2006
  14. ,   
    See also a more detailed list with the elephants arrival dates etc.

Origin


Indi Raja was born unknown 1980. and imported 1987


Comments / pictures

The Prime Minister of India, Mr Rajiv Gandhi gifted the baby tusker elephant to President Chandrika Bandaranaike at a solemn ceremony in July 1987.



Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2021). Indi Raja, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Kandy Sri Dalada Maligawa Temple of the Tooth in Sri Lanka. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 25 September 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=4759. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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