Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Aruna at Pinnawala elephant orphanage


 ☨ ♂ Aruna  

Identification


Description

Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Male ♂ < 1, unknown age
Origin
Born:* 1994-04-10 captive-born
Birth place: in Pinnawala elephant orphanage

Parents: Neela x ♀ Komali (Komalee)
Death
Dead:
Death reason: unknown:
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Pinnawala elephant orphanage, in Sri Lanka

Date of arrival

1994-04-10Pinnawala elephant orphanage
Record history
History of updates2012-01-30: birt date, corr. father
2012-01-31: dead

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

† Aruna is a dead Male ♂ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), , who died at Pinnawala elephant orphanage, in Sri Lanka, .

Origin


Aruna was born captive-born 1994-04-10 at Pinnawala elephant orphanage.

Parentage


Parents of Aruna are: ♂ Neela (father) and ♀ Komali (Komalee) (mother).


Siblings through the father Neela:

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

Siblings through the mother Komali (Komalee):

  1. 1989-08-14(F) Menika
  2. 1998-08-07(F) Ashokamala

Pedigree


Arunas ancestral Pedigree:
P I II III

Aruna

Sire:
Neela

Born: 1964

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Komali (Komalee)

Born: 1971

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Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2021). Aruna, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Pinnawala elephant orphanage in Sri Lanka. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 18 September 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=1834. (archived at the Wayback machine)


Sources used for this article is 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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