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Ranmali (Ranmalee) at Pinnawala elephant orphanage

† Ranmali (Ranmalee)
ID Number:
Species: Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀, unknown years old
Dead date:
Death reason: unknown:
Location:Pinnawala elephant orphanage
ArrivedPinnawala elephant orphanage
Born:1982 wild Sri Lanka
Offspring and year of birth:
  1. (F) 2003 Pali
Document updated2012-01-30: dead

Sources, among others

  • Sanjaya Kumara Ratnayake, assistant curator, Pinnawala elephant orphanage.
  • Geburt und Jugendendwicklung von Asiatischen Elefanten -Beoabachtungen aus der Pinnawela Elephant Sanctuary von Sri Lanka, Zeitschrift des Kölner Zoos, nr 2 1999, by Fred Kurt, Birgit Dastig, Sandra Petzhold, Julia Rastelli, Judith Schmelz, Verena Tragau

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