Isuru
Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at
Mahiyangana Raja Maha Viharaya in Sri Lanka

♂ Isuru

Identification


Description

Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Male ♂ 26 years old
Management:Free contact
Origin
Born:* 1995-10-27 captive-born
Birth place: in Pinnawala elephant orphanage

Parents: Neela x ♀ Anusha
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Mahiyangana Raja Maha Viharaya, in Sri Lanka

Date of arrival

2002-03-23Mahiyangana Raja Maha Viharaya
from Pinnawala elephant orphanage

Record history
History of updates2012-01-30: irth date, corrected father.

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

Location


Isuru is a living Male ♂ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) , located at the Mahiyangana Raja Maha Viharaya, in Sri Lanka.

Isuru arrived in 2002-03-23 to the Mahiyangana Raja Maha Viharaya, relocated from the Pinnawala elephant orphanage, in Sri Lanka.

In Mahiyangana Raja Maha Viharaya, Isuru lives as single living elephant at this location

Origin


Isuru was born captive-born 1995-10-27 at Pinnawala elephant orphanage.

Parentage


Parents of Isuru are: ♂ Neela (father) and ♀ Anusha (mother).

Siblings through the father Neela:

  1. 1989-08-14(F) Menika
  2. 1993-11-15(F) Anuradhika
  3. 1994-04-10(M) Aruna
  4. 1995-09-27(M) Nandimithra
  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 Anusha:

  1. 1989-08-16(M) Rangiri

Pedigree


Isurus ancestral Pedigree:
P I II III

Isuru

Sire (f):
Neela

Born: 1964

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Anusha

Born: 1949

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Reference list

References

Koehl, Dan, (2021). Isuru, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Mahiyangana Raja Maha Viharaya in Sri Lanka. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 16 October 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=1836. (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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Categories1995 births | With Pedigree | Elephants from Mahiyangana Raja Maha Viharaya | Sri Lanka | Single living | Asian elephants


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