27 March 2019
Now intensively researching how to get the database queries to work with php7. //Dan


Esala at Polwatte temple

27 March 2019
Now intensively researching how to get the database queries to work with php7. //Dan

Esala
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Species: Asian elephant
Sex and age:Male ♂ 26 years old
Management:Free contact
Location:Polwatte temple
ArrivedPolwatte temple 2002-07-11
(Todo: problem fetching history (php7,2 upgrade))
Born:1993-07-01 captive-born in
Pinnawala elephant orphanage
Parents: Vijaya x Kumari
Siblings through the father Vijaya:
  1. 1984-07-05(F) Sukumali
  2. 1987-12-18(F) Sama I
  3. 1989-08-16(M) Rangiri
  4. 1994-04-16(F) Amali
Siblings through the mother Kumari:
  1. 1984-07-05(F) Sukumali
  2. 1989-07-11 -- † 1991-05-18 (M) Vikum
  3. 2005 -- † 2018-08-05 (M) Gajaba
Document updated2008-12-25:location from
2012-01-30: birth date
2012-02-01: alt name
2018-05-17: removed alt name Asela, different elephant
2012: Present as nr 2. at 33rd Annual Nawam Maha Perahera at Gangaramaya Temple in Colombo.

Sources, among others

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