Punchi
Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at
Pinnawala elephant orphanage in Sri Lanka

♀ Punchi

Identification


Description

Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀
Management:Free contact
Origin
Born:* wild
Birth place:
Offspring
Total: 1 babies

1. Born 2006 Raju
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Pinnawala elephant orphanage, in Sri Lanka

Date of arrival

Pinnawala elephant orphanage
Record history
History of updates2010-08-31: 

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

Location


Punchi is a living Female ♀ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) , located at the Pinnawala elephant orphanage, in Sri Lanka.

Punchi arrived to the Pinnawala elephant orphanage unknown date, Punchi lives together with 71 other elephants at the Pinnawala elephant orphanage:

  1. 2. ♀ Amali born 1994-04-16
  2. 3. ♀ Anuradhika born 1993-11-15
  3. 4. ♀ Anusha born 1949
  4. 5. ♂ Asela born 2007?
  5. 6. ♀ Ashokamala born 1998-08-07
  6. 7. ♀ Bharathi born 2007
  7. 8. ⚪ Binuki born 2011
  8. 9. ♂ Buwaneka born 1999-12-07
  9. 10. ♂ Charaka born 2006-00-00
  10. 11. ♀ Dinuda born 2009-05-24
  11. 12. ⚪ Diula
  12. 13. ⚪ Elvina born 2011
  13. 14. ♂ Haritha
  14. 15. ♂ Isira born 2011
  15. 16. ♂ Jadura born 1966?
  16. 17. ♂ Jayathu
  17. 18. ♂ Kadol born 2011
  18. 19. ♀ Kamani
  19. 20. ♂ Kanaka born 2009-05-24
  20. 21. ♂ Kandula III (Bibile)
  21. 22. ♀ Kiriya III (Kira)
  22. 23. ♀ Komali (Komalee) born 1971
  23. 24. ♂ Kora Aliya
  24. 25. ♀ Kumari born 1965
  25. 26. ♂ Mahasen born 2004-11-26
  26. 27. ♀ Mahaweli (Mahavali) born 1981
  27. 28. ♀ Mathali (Mathalee) born 1970
  28. 29. ♀ Mayuri born 1983
  29. 30. ♂ Meega
  30. 31. ♀ Meena
  31. 32. ♀ Menika born 1989-08-14
  32. 33. ♀ Menika II
  33. 34. ♀ Mihiri born 2005
  34. 35. ♀ Nandi born 2011
  35. 36. ♂ Nandimithra born 1995-09-27
  36. 37. ♂ Neela born 1964
  37. 38. ♀ Nikini II
  38. 39. ♀ Ninja born 1985
  39. 40. ♀ Noni
  40. 41. ♀ Pali born 2003
  41. 42. ♂ Pandu born 2005-08-00
  42. 43. ♀ Ramiya
  43. 44. ♀ Randivi
  44. 45. ♂ Rangiri born 1989-08-16
  45. 46. ♀ Rejina born 1982
  46. 47. ♀ Sama
  47. 48. ♀ Sama I born 1987-12-18
  48. 49. ♂ Sampath (Sumpath) born 1952
  49. 50. ♀ Sandalee (Sandali)
  50. 51. ♀ Sapumali born 1997
  51. 52. ♀ Shanthi
  52. 53. ♀ Shermi
  53. 54. ♀ Sukumali born 1984-07-05
  54. 55. ♀ Surangie
  55. 56. ♂ Suranimala
  56. 57. ♀ Thammenna
  57. 58. ♀ Thilaka
  58. 59. ⚪ Thilamalai
  59. 60. ⚪ unknown
  60. 61. ⚪ unknown born 2011
  61. 62. ⚪ unknown born 2011
  62. 63. ⚪ unknown born 2011
  63. 64. ⚪ unknown born 2010
  64. 65. ⚪ unknown born 2011
  65. 66. ⚪ unnamed born 2021-09-11
  66. 67. ♂ Unnamed born 2011-07-16
  67. 68. ⚪ Unnamed born 2011-02-17
  68. 69. ♂ unnamed (twin) born 2021-08-31
  69. 70. ♂ unnamed (twin) born 2021-08-31
  70. 71. ♀ Uthpala born 1999-08-06
  71. 72. ♂ Wasamba born 1999-02-09


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

Offspring


  1. (M) 2006 Raju

Origin


Punchi was born wild .

Reference list

References

Koehl, Dan, (2021). Punchi, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Pinnawala elephant orphanage in Sri Lanka. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 16 October 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=4784. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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