Kema (Khema) an Asian elephant at Sri Lanka National Zoological Gardens (Dehiwela Zoo)


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

Parents: x ♀ Sukumali
Locations
Present / last location:Sri Lanka National Zoological Gardens (Dehiwela Zoo), in Sri Lanka

Date of Arrival
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Sri Lanka National Zoological Gardens (Dehiwela Zoo)
from Pinnawala elephant orphanage

Document updated2012-01-29: 
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Kema (Khema) is a Female ♀ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), living in Sri Lanka National Zoological Gardens (Dehiwela Zoo), in Sri Lanka.

Kema (Khema) arrived in Sri Lanka National Zoological Gardens (Dehiwela Zoo) unknown date, relocated from Pinnawala elephant orphanage, in Sri Lanka.

In Sri Lanka National Zoological Gardens (Dehiwela Zoo), Kema (Khema) lives together with 6 other elephants with records in this database: (detailed list)

  1. Bandula (Bandoola) born 1949
  2. ,
  3. Devi
  4. ,
  5. Indi born 1978
  6. ,
  7. Madhavi born 2005
  8. ,
  9. Namalee
  10. ,
  11. Trinki born 2011-03-17
  12. , (see detailed list).

Origin


Kema (Khema) was born captive-born 2001 at Pinnawala elephant orphanage.

Parentage


Parents of Kema (Khema) are: ♂ (father) and ♀ Sukumali (mother).


Siblings through the mother Sukumali:

  1. 1997-02-07(M) Arjuna (Kandula VI)
  2. 2004-09-13(M) Senarath

Pedigree


Kema (Khema)s pedigree:
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Sukumali

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Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2020). Kema (Khema), an Asian at Sri Lanka National Zoological Gardens (Dehiwela Zoo) in Sri Lanka. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 28 January 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=4767. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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