Neela at Pinnawala elephant orphanage

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Species: Asian elephant
Sex and age:Male ♂ 54 years old
Management:Free contact
Location:Pinnawala elephant orphanage
ArrivedPinnawala elephant orphanage 1975-00-00
from Sri Lanka National Zoological Gardens (Dehiwela Zoo)
Sri Lanka National Zoological Gardens (Dehiwela Zoo)
from Bentota Tourist Complex elephant orphanage
Born:1964 wild
Offspring, year of birth, year of death:

    Total: 15 babies

  1. (F) 1989-08-14 Menika
  2. (F) 1993-11-15 Anuradhika
  3. (M) 1994-04-10 Aruna
  4. (M) 1995-09-27 Nandimithra
  5. (M) 1995-10-27 Isuru
  6. (M) 1997-02-07 Arjuna (Kandula VI)
  7. (M) 1998-01-29 Salia (Saliya)
  8. (F) 1998-08-07 Ashokamala
  9. (M) 1999-02-09 Wasamba
  10. (F) 1999-08-06 Uthpala
  11. (M) 2000-06-04 Pinnawala
  12. (M) 2001-06-23 Migara
  13. (F) 2001-10-11 Anula (Anura)
  14. (F) 2003 Pali
  15. (F) 2007 Bharathi
Document updated2012-01-30: 

Sources, among others

  • Sanjaya Kumara Ratnayake, assistant curator, Pinnawala elephant orphanage.

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