Pinnawala
Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at
Pinnawala Zoo in Sri Lanka

♂ Pinnawala

Identification


Description

Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Male ♂ 21 years old
Management:Free contact
Origin
Born:* 2000-06-04 captive-born
Birth place: in Pinnawala elephant orphanage

Parents: Neela x ♀ Mathali (Mathalee)
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Pinnawala Zoo, in Sri Lanka

Date of arrival

2011-00-00Pinnawala Zoo
from Pinnawala elephant orphanage

Record history
History of updates2012-01-30: 

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

Location


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

Pinnawala arrived in 2011-00-00 to the Pinnawala Zoo, relocated from the Pinnawala elephant orphanage, in Sri Lanka.

Pinnawala lives together with 1 other elephants at the Pinnawala Zoo:
  1. Sanka II born 1989


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

Origin


Pinnawala was born captive-born 2000-06-04 at Pinnawala elephant orphanage.

Parentage


Parents of Pinnawala are: ♂ Neela (father) and ♀ Mathali (Mathalee) (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. 2001-06-23(M) Migara
  12. 2001-10-11(F) Anula (Anura)
  13. 2003(F) Pali
  14. 2007(F) Bharathi

Siblings through the mother Mathali (Mathalee):

  1. 1987-12-18(F) Sama I
  2. 1994-04-16(F) Amali
  3. 1998-01-29(M) Salia (Saliya)
  4. 2005(F) Madhavi

Pedigree


Pinnawalas ancestral Pedigree:
P I II III

Pinnawala

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Neela

Born: 1964

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Mathali (Mathalee)

Born: 1970

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Reference list

References

Koehl, Dan, (2021). Pinnawala, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Pinnawala Zoo in Sri Lanka. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 19 October 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=4764. (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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