Anusha an Asian elephant 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
Present / last location:Pinnawala elephant orphanage, in Sri Lanka

Date of Arrival
(Presently sometimes errors!)

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

Document updated2010-09-07: arrival
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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 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. Asela born 2007?
  6. ,
  7. Ashokamala born 1998-08-07
  8. ,
  9. Bharathi born 2007
  10. ,
  11. Buwaneka born 1999-12-07
  12. ,
  13. Charaka born 2006-00-00
  14. ,
  15. Dinuda born 2009-05-24
  16. ,
  17. Diula
  18. ,
  19. Haritha
  20. ,
  21. Isira born 2011
  22. ,
  23. Jadura born 1966?
  24. ,
  25. Jayathu
  26. ,
  27. Kadol born 2011
  28. ,
  29. Kamani
  30. ,
  31. Kanaka born 2009-05-24
  32. ,
  33. Kandula III (Bibile)
  34. ,
  35. Kiriya III (Kira)
  36. ,
  37. Komali (Komalee) born 1971
  38. ,
  39. Kora Aliya
  40. ,
  41. Kumari born 1965
  42. ,
  43. Mahasen born 2004-11-26
  44. ,
  45. Mahaweli (Mahavali) born 1981
  46. ,
  47. Mathali (Mathalee) born 1970
  48. ,
  49. Mayuri born 1983
  50. ,
  51. Meega
  52. ,
  53. Meena
  54. ,
  55. Menika born 1989-08-14
  56. ,
  57. Menika II
  58. ,
  59. Mihiri born 2005
  60. ,
  61. Nandi born 2011
  62. ,
  63. Nandimithra born 1995-09-27
  64. ,
  65. Neela born 1964
  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 born 2010
  116. ,
  117. unknown
  118. ,
  119. unknown born 2011
  120. ,
  121. unknown born 2011
  122. ,
  123. unknown born 2011
  124. ,
  125. unknown born 2011
  126. ,
  127. unknown born 2011
  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


  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, an Asian elephant at Pinnawala elephant orphanage in Sri Lanka. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 17 June 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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