Anula (Anura)
Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at
Higashiyama Zoo and Botanical Gardens in Japan

♀ Anula (Anura)

Identification


Description

Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 20 years old
Management:Free contact
Origin
Born:* 2001-10-11 captive-born
Birth place: in Pinnawala elephant orphanage

Parents: Neela x ♀ Sama I
Imported:2007
Offspring
Total: 1 babies

1. Born 2013-01-29 Unnamed
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Higashiyama Zoo and Botanical Gardens, in Japan

Date of arrival

2007-07-28Higashiyama Zoo and Botanical Gardens
from Pinnawala elephant orphanage

Record history
History of updates2012-02-26: meaning of name

Latest document update2020-10-19 03:31:47
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Biography

Location


Anula (Anura) is a living Female ♀ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) , located at the Higashiyama Zoo and Botanical Gardens, in Japan.

Anula (Anura) arrived in 2007-07-28 to the Higashiyama Zoo and Botanical Gardens, relocated from the Pinnawala elephant orphanage, in Sri Lanka.

Anula (Anura) lives together with 3 other elephants at the Higashiyama Zoo and Botanical Gardens:
  1. Kosala (Kosara) born 2004-05-10
  2. Unnamed born 2013-01-29
  3. Waruder born 1971


See also a more detailed list with the elephants arrival dates etc.

Offspring


  1. (F) 2013-01-29 Unnamed

Origin


Anula (Anura) was born captive-born 2001-10-11 at Pinnawala elephant orphanage. and imported 2007

Parentage


Parents of Anula (Anura) are: ♂ Neela (father) and ♀ Sama I (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. 1995-10-27(M) Isuru
  6. 1997-02-07(M) Arjuna (Kandula VI)
  7. 1998-01-29(M) Salia (Saliya)
  8. 1998-08-07(F) Ashokamala
  9. 1999-02-09(M) Wasamba
  10. 1999-08-06(F) Uthpala
  11. 2000-06-04(M) Pinnawala
  12. 2001-06-23(M) Migara
  13. 2003(F) Pali
  14. 2007(F) Bharathi

Siblings through the mother Sama I:

  1. 2006-07-04(M) Tharindu

Pedigree


Anula (Anura)s ancestral Pedigree:
P I II III

Anula (Anura)

Sire (f):
Neela

Born: 1964

Sire ff:


Born:
Sire fff:
Dame ffm:
Dame fm:


Born:
Sire fmf:
Dame fmm:

Dame m:
Sama I

Born: 1987-12-18

Sire mf:
Vijaya

Born: 1963
Sire mff:
Dame mfm:
Dame mm:
Mathali (Mathalee)

Born: 1970
Sire mmf:
Dame mmm:


Comments / pictures

Named after Queen Anula of Sri Lanka, who became Asia’s first female ruler in 47BC.

Due in December to January 2013.

Reference list

References

Koehl, Dan, (2021). Anula (Anura), Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Higashiyama Zoo and Botanical Gardens in Japan. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 21 October 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=4762. (archived at the Wayback machine)


Sources used for this article is among others:

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