Charaka
Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at
Pinnawala elephant orphanage in Sri Lanka

Biography
♂ Charaka

Identification


Description

Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Male ♂ 18 years old
Management:Free contact
Origin
Born:* 2006-00-00 captive-born , number 37
Birth place: in Pinnawala elephant orphanage

Parents: x ♀ Anuradhika
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Pinnawala elephant orphanage, in Sri Lanka

Date of arrival

2006-00-00Pinnawala elephant orphanage
Record history
History of updates2024-06-27: naming of babies b 2010 and 2011
2024-06-30: more sources added

Latest document update2024-06-26 17:45:24
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Biography


Charaka is a living Male ♂ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) , located at the Pinnawala elephant orphanage, in Sri Lanka.

Charaka arrived in 2006-00-00 to the Pinnawala elephant orphanage,

Social

Charaka lives together with 66 other elephants at the Pinnawala elephant orphanage:

detailed list with arrival dates etc. of the other elephants
  1. 1. ♀ Amali born 1994-04-16
  2. 2. ♀ Anuradhika born 1993-11-15
  3. 3. ♀ Ashokamala born 1998-08-07
  4. 4. ♀ Bharathi born 2007
  5. 5. ⚪ Binuki born 2011
  6. 6. ♂ Buwaneka born 1999-12-07
  7. 7. ♀ Dinuda born 2009-05-24
  8. 8. ♂ Disa (twin) born 2021-08-31
  9. 9. ⚪ Diula
  10. 10. ⚪ Elvina born 2011
  11. 11. ♂ Haritha
  12. 12. ♂ Jadura born 1966?
  13. 13. ♂ Jayathu
  14. 14. ♂ Kadol born 2011
  15. 15. ♀ Kamani
  16. 16. ♂ Kanaka born 2009-05-24
  17. 17. ♂ Kandula III (Bibile)
  18. 18. ♀ Kiriya III (Kira)
  19. 19. ♀ Komali (Komalee) born 1971
  20. 20. ♂ Kora Aliya
  21. 21. ♀ Kumari born 1965
  22. 22. ♀ Mahaweli (Mahavali) born 1981
  23. 23. ♀ Mathali (Mathalee) born 1970
  24. 24. ♀ Mayuri born 1983
  25. 25. ♂ Meega
  26. 26. ♀ Meena
  27. 27. ♀ Menika born 1989-08-14
  28. 28. ♀ Menika II
  29. 29. ♀ Nandi born 2011
  30. 30. ♂ Nandimithra born 1995-09-27
  31. 31. ♂ Neela born 1964
  32. 32. ♀ Nikini II
  33. 33. ♀ Ninja born 1985
  34. 34. ♀ Noni
  35. 35. ♀ Pali born 2003
  36. 36. ♂ Pandu born 2005-08-00
  37. 37. ♀ Punchi
  38. 38. ♀ Ramiya
  39. 39. ♀ Randivi
  40. 40. ♂ Rangiri born 1989-08-16
  41. 41. ♀ Rejina born 1982
  42. 42. ♂ Sajjana (twin) born 2021-08-31
  43. 43. ♀ Sama
  44. 44. ♀ Sama I born 1987-12-18
  45. 45. ♀ Sandalee (Sandali)
  46. 46. ♀ Sapumali born 1997
  47. 47. ♀ Shanthi
  48. 48. ♀ Shermi
  49. 49. ♀ Sukumali born 1984-07-05
  50. 50. ♀ Surangie
  51. 51. ♂ Suranimala
  52. 52. ♀ Thammenna
  53. 53. ♀ Thilaka
  54. 54. ⚪ Thilamalai
  55. 55. ⚪ unknown born 2011
  56. 56. ⚪ unknown born 2010
  57. 57. ⚪ unknown born 2011-00-00
  58. 58. ⚪ unknown born 2011
  59. 59. ⚪ unknown born 2011
  60. 60. ⚪ unknown born 2011
  61. 61. ⚪ unnamed born 2021-09-11
  62. 62. ⚪ Unnamed born 2024-03-20
  63. 63. ♂ Unnamed born 2011-07-16
  64. 64. ⚪ Unnamed born 2011-02-17
  65. 65. ♀ Uthpala born 1999-08-06
  66. 66. ♂ Wasamba born 1999-02-09


Origin

Charaka was born captive-born as birth number 37 2006-00-00 at Pinnawala elephant orphanage.

Parentage


Parents of Charaka are: ♂ (father) and ♀ Anuradhika (mother).

Pedigree


Charakas ancestral Pedigree:
P I II III

Charaka

Sire (f):


Born:

Sire ff:


Born:
Sire fff:
Dame ffm:
Dame fm:


Born:
Sire fmf:
Dame fmm:

Dame m:
Anuradhika

Born: 1993-11-15

Sire mf:
Neela

Born: 1964
Sire mff:
Dame mfm:
Dame mm:
Anuradha

Born: 1982
Sire mmf:
Dame mmm:


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References

Koehl, Dan, (2024). Charaka, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Pinnawala elephant orphanage in Sri Lanka. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 25 July 2024 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=4760. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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