Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Anusha at Pinnawala elephant orphanage

♀ Anusha

Identification


Description

Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 72 years old
Management:Free contact
Origin
Born:* 1949 wild
Birth place:
Offspring
Total: 2 babies

1. Born 1989-08-16 Rangiri

2. Born 1995-10-27 Isuru
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Pinnawala elephant orphanage, in Sri Lanka

Date of arrival

1986-00-00Pinnawala elephant orphanage
from Sri Lanka National Zoological Gardens (Dehiwela Zoo)

Record history
History of updates2010-09-07: arrival

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

Location


Anusha is a living Female ♀ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) , located at Pinnawala elephant orphanage, in Sri Lanka.

Anusha arrived Pinnawala elephant orphanage 1986-00-00, relocated from Sri Lanka National Zoological Gardens (Dehiwela Zoo), in Sri Lanka.

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

  1. 3. ♀ Amali born 1994-04-16
  2. ,   
  3. 4. ♀ Anuradhika born 1993-11-15
  4. ,   
  5. 5. ♂ Asela born 2007?
  6. ,   
  7. 6. ♀ Ashokamala born 1998-08-07
  8. ,   
  9. 7. ♀ Bharathi born 2007
  10. ,   
  11. 8. ⚪ Binuki born 2011
  12. ,   
  13. 9. ♂ Buwaneka born 1999-12-07
  14. ,   
  15. 10. ♂ Charaka born 2006-00-00
  16. ,   
  17. 11. ♀ Dinuda born 2009-05-24
  18. ,   
  19. 12. ⚪ Diula
  20. ,   
  21. 13. ⚪ Elvina born 2011
  22. ,   
  23. 14. ♂ Haritha
  24. ,   
  25. 15. ♂ Isira born 2011
  26. ,   
  27. 16. ♂ Jadura born 1966?
  28. ,   
  29. 17. ♂ Jayathu
  30. ,   
  31. 18. ♂ Kadol born 2011
  32. ,   
  33. 19. ♀ Kamani
  34. ,   
  35. 20. ♂ Kanaka born 2009-05-24
  36. ,   
  37. 21. ♂ Kandula III (Bibile)
  38. ,   
  39. 22. ♀ Kiriya III (Kira)
  40. ,   
  41. 23. ♀ Komali (Komalee) born 1971
  42. ,   
  43. 24. ♂ Kora Aliya
  44. ,   
  45. 25. ♀ Kumari born 1965
  46. ,   
  47. 26. ♂ Mahasen born 2004-11-26
  48. ,   
  49. 27. ♀ Mahaweli (Mahavali) born 1981
  50. ,   
  51. 28. ♀ Mathali (Mathalee) born 1970
  52. ,   
  53. 29. ♀ Mayuri born 1983
  54. ,   
  55. 30. ♂ Meega
  56. ,   
  57. 31. ♀ Meena
  58. ,   
  59. 32. ♀ Menika born 1989-08-14
  60. ,   
  61. 33. ♀ Menika II
  62. ,   
  63. 34. ♀ Mihiri born 2005
  64. ,   
  65. 35. ♀ Nandi born 2011
  66. ,   
  67. 36. ♂ Nandimithra born 1995-09-27
  68. ,   
  69. 37. ♂ Neela born 1964
  70. ,   
  71. 38. ♀ Nikini II
  72. ,   
  73. 39. ♀ Ninja born 1985
  74. ,   
  75. 40. ♀ Noni
  76. ,   
  77. 41. ♀ Pali born 2003
  78. ,   
  79. 42. ♂ Pandu born 2005-08-00
  80. ,   
  81. 43. ♀ Punchi
  82. ,   
  83. 44. ♀ Ramiya
  84. ,   
  85. 45. ♀ Randivi
  86. ,   
  87. 46. ♂ Rangiri born 1989-08-16
  88. ,   
  89. 47. ♀ Rejina born 1982
  90. ,   
  91. 48. ♀ Sama
  92. ,   
  93. 49. ♀ Sama I born 1987-12-18
  94. ,   
  95. 50. ♂ Sampath (Sumpath) born 1952
  96. ,   
  97. 51. ♀ Sandalee (Sandali)
  98. ,   
  99. 52. ♀ Sapumali born 1997
  100. ,   
  101. 53. ♀ Shanthi
  102. ,   
  103. 54. ♀ Shermi
  104. ,   
  105. 55. ♀ Sukumali born 1984-07-05
  106. ,   
  107. 56. ♀ Surangie
  108. ,   
  109. 57. ♂ Suranimala
  110. ,   
  111. 58. ♀ Thammenna
  112. ,   
  113. 59. ♀ Thilaka
  114. ,   
  115. 60. ⚪ Thilamalai
  116. ,   
  117. 61. ⚪ unknown born 2011
  118. ,   
  119. 62. ⚪ unknown born 2010
  120. ,   
  121. 63. ⚪ unknown born 2011
  122. ,   
  123. 64. ⚪ unknown
  124. ,   
  125. 65. ⚪ unknown born 2011
  126. ,   
  127. 66. ⚪ unknown born 2011
  128. ,   
  129. 67. ⚪ unnamed born 2021-09-11
  130. ,   
  131. 68. ♂ Unnamed born 2011-07-16
  132. ,   
  133. 69. ⚪ Unnamed born 2011-02-17
  134. ,   
  135. 70. ♂ unnamed (twin) born 2021-08-31
  136. ,   
  137. 71. ♂ unnamed (twin) born 2021-08-31
  138. ,   
  139. 72. ♀ Uthpala born 1999-08-06
  140. ,   
  141. 73. ♂ Wasamba born 1999-02-09
  142. ,   
    See also a more detailed list with the elephants arrival dates etc.

Offspring


  1. (M) 1989-08-16 Rangiri
  2. (M) 1995-10-27 Isuru

Origin


Anusha was born wild 1949.


Comments / pictures

Caught in the jungle in Dadiarisouya.



Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2021). Anusha, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Pinnawala elephant orphanage in Sri Lanka. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 19 September 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=1829. (archived at the Wayback machine)


Sources used for this article is among others:

  • Wayne Jackson, Canada
  • 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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