Tharindu
Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at
Kataragama Kiri Vehera Dewalaya in Sri Lanka

♂ Tharindu

Identification


Description

Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Male ♂ 16 years old
Management:Free contact
Origin
Born:* 2006-07-04 captive-born
Birth place: in Pinnawala elephant orphanage

Parents: Jayathu x ♀ Sama I
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Kataragama Kiri Vehera Dewalaya, in Sri Lanka

Date of arrival

Kataragama Kiri Vehera Dewalaya
from Pinnawala elephant orphanage

Record history
History of updates2012-01-31: transfered

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

Location


Tharindu is a living Male ♂ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) , located at the Kataragama Kiri Vehera Dewalaya, in Sri Lanka.

Tharindu arrived to the Kataragama Kiri Vehera Dewalaya unknown date, relocated from the Pinnawala elephant orphanage, in Sri Lanka.

Tharindu lives together with 2 other elephants at the Kataragama Kiri Vehera Dewalaya:
  1. Kataragama Vasana born 1970
  2. Salia (Saliya) born 1998-01-29

detailed list with arrival dates etc.

Origin


Tharindu was born captive-born 2006-07-04 at Pinnawala elephant orphanage.

Parentage


Parents of Tharindu are: ♂ Jayathu (father) and ♀ Sama I (mother).

Siblings through the father Jayathu:

  1. 2004-09-13(M) Senarath
  2. 2004-10-17(F) Janita
  3. 2006-08-23(F) Anjalee
  4. 2006-09-01(F) Namally (Namali)
  5. 2009-05-24(M) Kanaka

Siblings through the mother Sama I:

  1. 2001-10-11(F) Anula (Anura)

Pedigree


Tharindus ancestral Pedigree:
P I II III

Tharindu

Sire (f):
Jayathu

Born:

Sire ff:
Raja

Born:
Sire fff:
Dame ffm:
Dame fm:
Indi

Born: 1978
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:

Reference list

References

Koehl, Dan, (2021). Tharindu, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Kataragama Kiri Vehera Dewalaya in Sri Lanka. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 29 September 2022 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=4763. (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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Categories2006 births | With Pedigree | Elephants from Kataragama Kiri Vehera Dewalaya | Sri Lanka | Asian elephants


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