Janita
Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at
Prague Zoo (Zoo Praha) in Czech Republic

♀ Janita
Alternative name: Janitha

Identification

EEP nr200411

Description

Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 18 years old
Management:Free contact
Origin
Born:* 2004-10-17 captive-born
Birth place: in Pinnawala elephant orphanage

Parents: Jayathu x ♀ Mahaweli (Mahavali)
Imported:2012 by Prague Zoo (Zoo Praha)
Offspring
Total: 2 babies

1. Born 2016-04-05 Maxmi­lian EEP id: 201604

2. Born 2020-05-09 Lakuna EEP id: 202010
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Prague Zoo (Zoo Praha), in Czech Republic

Date of arrival

2012-10-07Prague Zoo (Zoo Praha)
from Pinnawala elephant orphanage

Record history
History of updates2012-10-06: transfer
2014-03-29: alt spelling of name
2016-01-03: eep nr

Latest document update2021-09-17 10:51:09
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Biography

Location


Janita is a living Female ♀ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) , located at the Prague Zoo (Zoo Praha), in Czech Republic.

Janita arrived in 2012-10-07 to the Prague Zoo (Zoo Praha), relocated from the Pinnawala elephant orphanage, in Sri Lanka.

Janita lives together with 8 other elephants at the Prague Zoo (Zoo Praha):
  1. Amalee born 2020-03-27
  2. Ankhor (Angkor) born 1983-00-00
  3. Gulab born 1959
  4. Lakuna born 2020-05-09
  5. Maxmi­lian born 2016-04-05
  6. Rudolf born 2016-10-07
  7. Shanti born 1976
  8. Tamara born 2005-08-23

detailed list with arrival dates etc.

Offspring


  1. (M) 2016-04-05 Maxmi­lian EEP id: 201604
  2. (F) 2020-05-09 Lakuna EEP id: 202010

Origin


Janita was born captive-born 2004-10-17 at Pinnawala elephant orphanage. and imported 2012 by Prague Zoo (Zoo Praha)

Parentage


Parents of Janita are: ♂ Jayathu (father) and ♀ Mahaweli (Mahavali) (mother).

Siblings through the father Jayathu:

  1. 2004-09-13(M) Senarath
  2. 2006-07-04(M) Tharindu
  3. 2006-08-23(F) Anjalee
  4. 2006-09-01(F) Namally (Namali)
  5. 2009-05-24(M) Kanaka

Siblings through the mother Mahaweli (Mahavali):

  1. 1999-12-07(M) Buwaneka

Pedigree


Janitas ancestral Pedigree:
P I II III

Janita

Sire (f):
Jayathu

Born:

Sire ff:
Raja

Born:
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Dame ffm:
Dame fm:
Indi

Born: 1978
Sire fmf:
Dame fmm:

Dame m:
Mahaweli (Mahavali)

Born: 1981

Sire mf:


Born:
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Dame mfm:
Dame mm:


Born:
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Reference list

References

Koehl, Dan, (2021). Janita, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Prague Zoo (Zoo Praha) in Czech Republic. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 26 January 2022 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=4775. (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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