Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Neela at Pinnawala elephant orphanage


♂ Neela

Identification


Description

Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Male ♂ 57 years old
Management:Free contact
Origin
Born:* 1964 wild
Birth place:
Offspring
Total: 15 babies

1. Born 1989-08-14 Menika

2. Born 1993-11-15 Anuradhika

3. Born 1994-04-10 Aruna

4. Born 1995-09-27 Nandimithra

5. Born 1995-10-27 Isuru

6. Born 1997-02-07 Arjuna (Kandula VI)

7. Born 1998-01-29 Salia (Saliya)

8. Born 1998-08-07 Ashokamala

9. Born 1999-02-09 Wasamba

10. Born 1999-08-06 Uthpala

11. Born 2000-06-04 Pinnawala

12. Born 2001-06-23 Migara

13. Born 2001-10-11 Anula (Anura)

14. Born 2003 Pali

15. Born 2007 Bharathi
Locations
Present / last location:Pinnawala elephant orphanage, in Sri Lanka

Date of Arrival
(Presently sometimes errors!)

1975-00-00Pinnawala elephant orphanage
from Sri Lanka National Zoological Gardens (Dehiwela Zoo)
Sri Lanka National Zoological Gardens (Dehiwela Zoo)
from Bentota Tourist Complex elephant orphanage

Document updated2012-01-30: 
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Description

Location


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

Neela arrived Pinnawala elephant orphanage 1975-00-00, relocated from Sri Lanka National Zoological Gardens (Dehiwela Zoo), in Sri Lanka.

In Pinnawala elephant orphanage, Neela lives together with 68 other elephants with records in this database: (detailed list)

  1. Amali born 1994-04-16
  2. ,
  3. Anuradhika born 1993-11-15
  4. ,
  5. Anusha born 1949
  6. ,
  7. Asela born 2007?
  8. ,
  9. Ashokamala born 1998-08-07
  10. ,
  11. Bharathi born 2007
  12. ,
  13. Buwaneka born 1999-12-07
  14. ,
  15. Charaka born 2006-00-00
  16. ,
  17. Dinuda born 2009-05-24
  18. ,
  19. Diula
  20. ,
  21. Haritha
  22. ,
  23. Isira born 2011
  24. ,
  25. Jadura born 1966?
  26. ,
  27. Jayathu
  28. ,
  29. Kadol born 2011
  30. ,
  31. Kamani
  32. ,
  33. Kanaka born 2009-05-24
  34. ,
  35. Kandula III (Bibile)
  36. ,
  37. Kiriya III (Kira)
  38. ,
  39. Komali (Komalee) born 1971
  40. ,
  41. Kora Aliya
  42. ,
  43. Kumari born 1965
  44. ,
  45. Mahasen born 2004-11-26
  46. ,
  47. Mahaweli (Mahavali) born 1981
  48. ,
  49. Mathali (Mathalee) born 1970
  50. ,
  51. Mayuri born 1983
  52. ,
  53. Meega
  54. ,
  55. Meena
  56. ,
  57. Menika born 1989-08-14
  58. ,
  59. Menika II
  60. ,
  61. Mihiri born 2005
  62. ,
  63. Nandi born 2011
  64. ,
  65. Nandimithra born 1995-09-27
  66. ,
  67. Nikini II
  68. ,
  69. Ninja born 1985
  70. ,
  71. Noni
  72. ,
  73. Pali born 2003
  74. ,
  75. Pandu born 2005-08-00
  76. ,
  77. Punchi
  78. ,
  79. Ramiya
  80. ,
  81. Randivi
  82. ,
  83. Rangiri born 1989-08-16
  84. ,
  85. Rejina (Rajina) born 1982
  86. ,
  87. Sama
  88. ,
  89. Sama I born 1987-12-18
  90. ,
  91. Sampath (Sumpath) born 1952
  92. ,
  93. Sandalee (Sandali)
  94. ,
  95. Sapumali born 1997
  96. ,
  97. Shanthi
  98. ,
  99. Shermi
  100. ,
  101. Sukumali born 1984-07-05
  102. ,
  103. Surangie (Suranganee)
  104. ,
  105. Suranimala
  106. ,
  107. Thammenna
  108. ,
  109. Thilaka
  110. ,
  111. Thilamalai
  112. ,
  113. unknown born 2011
  114. ,
  115. unknown
  116. ,
  117. unknown born 2011
  118. ,
  119. unknown born 2011
  120. ,
  121. unknown born 2011
  122. ,
  123. unknown born 2011
  124. ,
  125. unknown born 2011
  126. ,
  127. unknown born 2010
  128. ,
  129. Unnamed born 2011-07-16
  130. ,
  131. Unnamed born 2011-02-17
  132. ,
  133. Uthpala born 1999-08-06
  134. ,
  135. Wasamba born 1999-02-09
  136. , (see detailed list).

Offspring


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

Origin


Neela was born wild 1964.



Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2021). Neela, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Pinnawala elephant orphanage in Sri Lanka. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 3 August 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=1826. (archived at the Wayback machine)


Sources used for this article is among others:

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

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