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


♀ 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
Present / last location:Higashiyama Zoo and Botanical Gardens, in Japan

Date of Arrival
(Presently sometimes errors!)

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

Document updated2012-02-26: meaning of name
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Description

Location


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

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

In Higashiyama Zoo and Botanical Gardens, Anula (Anura) lives together with 3 other elephants with records in this database: (detailed list)

  1. Kosala (Kosara) born 2004-05-10
  2. ,
  3. Unnamed born 2013-01-29
  4. ,
  5. Waruder born 1971
  6. , (see detailed list).

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:
Neela

Born: 1964

Sire:


Born:
Sire:
Dame:
Dame:


Born:
Sire:
Dame:

Dame:
Sama I

Born: 1987-12-18

Sire:
Vijaya

Born: 1963
Dead: 1999-09-11
Sire:
Dame:
Dame:
Mathali (Mathalee)

Born: 1970
Dead: 1999-09-11
Sire:
Dame:


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 listKoehl, Dan, (2021). Anula (Anura), Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Higashiyama Zoo and Botanical Gardens in Japan. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 2 August 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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