Vijaya an Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at Pinnawala elephant orphanage

☨ Vijaya
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Species: Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Male ♂ 36 years old
Dead date: 1999-09-11
Death reason: disease: brain Cancer
Location:Pinnawala elephant orphanage
ArrivalPinnawala elephant orphanage 1975-00-00
from Sri Lanka National Zoological Gardens (Dehiwela Zoo)
Born:* 1963 wild Sri Lanka
Offspring, year of birth, year of death:

    Total: 5 babies

  1. (F) 1984-07-05 Sukumali, Local nr: 1
  2. (F) 1987-12-18 Sama I, Local nr: 2
  3. (M) 1989-08-16 Rangiri
  4. (M) 1993-07-01 Esala
  5. (F) 1994-04-16 Amali
Document updated2020-09-20

Reference list

Koehl, D., (2020). Vijaya, an Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at Pinnawala elephant orphanage in Sri Lanka. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 28 September 2020 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

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