Asela
Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at
Pinnawala elephant orphanage in Sri Lanka

♂ Asela

Identification


Description

Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Male ♂ maybe about 14 years old (estimated age)
Management:Free contact
Origin
Born:* 2007? captive-born
Birth place: in Pinnawala elephant orphanage

Parents: x ♀ Anuradha
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Pinnawala elephant orphanage, in Sri Lanka

Date of arrival

Pinnawala elephant orphanage
Record history
History of updates2018-05-17: new record

Latest document update2020-10-18 06:25:24
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Biography

Location


Asela is a living Male ♂ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) , located at Pinnawala elephant orphanage, in Sri Lanka.

Asela arrived Pinnawala elephant orphanage unknown date,

In Pinnawala elephant orphanage, Asela lives together with 71 other elephants with records as alive in this database:

  1. 1. ♀ Amali born 1994-04-16
  2. 2. ♀ Anuradhika born 1993-11-15
  3. 3. ♀ Anusha born 1949
  4. 4. ♀ Ashokamala born 1998-08-07
  5. 5. ♀ Bharathi born 2007
  6. 6. ⚪ Binuki born 2011
  7. 7. ♂ Buwaneka born 1999-12-07
  8. 8. ♂ Charaka born 2006-00-00
  9. 9. ♀ Dinuda born 2009-05-24
  10. 10. ⚪ Diula
  11. 11. ⚪ Elvina born 2011
  12. 12. ♂ Haritha
  13. 13. ♂ Isira born 2011
  14. 14. ♂ Jadura born 1966?
  15. 15. ♂ Jayathu
  16. 16. ♂ Kadol born 2011
  17. 17. ♀ Kamani
  18. 18. ♂ Kanaka born 2009-05-24
  19. 19. ♂ Kandula III (Bibile)
  20. 20. ♀ Kiriya III (Kira)
  21. 21. ♀ Komali (Komalee) born 1971
  22. 22. ♂ Kora Aliya
  23. 23. ♀ Kumari born 1965
  24. 24. ♂ Mahasen born 2004-11-26
  25. 25. ♀ Mahaweli (Mahavali) born 1981
  26. 26. ♀ Mathali (Mathalee) born 1970
  27. 27. ♀ Mayuri born 1983
  28. 28. ♂ Meega
  29. 29. ♀ Meena
  30. 30. ♀ Menika born 1989-08-14
  31. 31. ♀ Menika II
  32. 32. ♀ Mihiri born 2005
  33. 33. ♀ Nandi born 2011
  34. 34. ♂ Nandimithra born 1995-09-27
  35. 35. ♂ Neela born 1964
  36. 36. ♀ Nikini II
  37. 37. ♀ Ninja born 1985
  38. 38. ♀ Noni
  39. 39. ♀ Pali born 2003
  40. 40. ♂ Pandu born 2005-08-00
  41. 41. ♀ Punchi
  42. 42. ♀ Ramiya
  43. 43. ♀ Randivi
  44. 44. ♂ Rangiri born 1989-08-16
  45. 45. ♀ Rejina born 1982
  46. 46. ♀ Sama
  47. 47. ♀ Sama I born 1987-12-18
  48. 48. ♂ Sampath (Sumpath) born 1952
  49. 49. ♀ Sandalee (Sandali)
  50. 50. ♀ Sapumali born 1997
  51. 51. ♀ Shanthi
  52. 52. ♀ Shermi
  53. 53. ♀ Sukumali born 1984-07-05
  54. 54. ♀ Surangie
  55. 55. ♂ Suranimala
  56. 56. ♀ Thammenna
  57. 57. ♀ Thilaka
  58. 58. ⚪ Thilamalai
  59. 59. ⚪ unknown born 2011
  60. 60. ⚪ unknown born 2010
  61. 61. ⚪ unknown born 2011
  62. 62. ⚪ unknown
  63. 63. ⚪ unknown born 2011
  64. 64. ⚪ unknown born 2011
  65. 65. ♂ Unnamed born 2011-07-16
  66. 66. ⚪ unnamed born 2021-09-11
  67. 67. ⚪ Unnamed born 2011-02-17
  68. 68. ♂ unnamed (twin) born 2021-08-31
  69. 69. ♂ unnamed (twin) born 2021-08-31
  70. 70. ♀ Uthpala born 1999-08-06
  71. 71. ♂ Wasamba born 1999-02-09


See also a more detailed list with the elephants arrival dates etc.

Origin


Asela was born captive-born 2007? at Pinnawala elephant orphanage.

Parentage


Parents of Asela are: ♂ (father) and ♀ Anuradha (mother).

Siblings through the mother Anuradha:

  1. 1993-11-15(F) Anuradhika
  2. 1999-02-09(M) Wasamba

Pedigree


Aselas ancestral Pedigree:
P I II III

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Reference list

References

Koehl, Dan, (2021). Asela, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Pinnawala elephant orphanage in Sri Lanka. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 28 September 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=10939. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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