Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Indi at Sri Lanka National Zoological Gardens (Dehiwela Zoo)


♀ Indi
Indi and late Dehivela Zoo director Lyn de Alwis, 1984. Photo © Wayne Jackson, Canada.
Indi and late Dehivela Zoo director Lyn de Alwis, 1984. Photo © Wayne Jackson, Canada.


Identification


Description

Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 43 years old
Management:Free contact
Origin
Born:* 1978 wild
Birth place:
Offspring
Total: 1 babies

1. Born Jayathu
Locations
Present / last location:Sri Lanka National Zoological Gardens (Dehiwela Zoo), in Sri Lanka

Date of Arrival
(Presently sometimes errors!)

1980-00-00Sri Lanka National Zoological Gardens (Dehiwela Zoo)
from Bentota Tourist Complex elephant orphanage

Document updated2012-01-31: 
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Location


Indi is a living Female ♀ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) , located at Sri Lanka National Zoological Gardens (Dehiwela Zoo), in Sri Lanka.

Indi arrived Sri Lanka National Zoological Gardens (Dehiwela Zoo) 1980-00-00, relocated from Bentota Tourist Complex elephant orphanage, in Sri Lanka.

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

  1. Bandula (Bandoola) born 1949
  2. ,
  3. Devi
  4. ,
  5. Kema (Khema) born 2001
  6. ,
  7. Madhavi born 2005
  8. ,
  9. Namalee
  10. ,
  11. Trinki born 2011-03-17
  12. , (see detailed list).

Offspring


  1. (M) Jayathu

Origin


Indi was born wild 1978.


Comments / pictures

from Polonnaruwa.



Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2021). Indi, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Sri Lanka National Zoological Gardens (Dehiwela Zoo) in Sri Lanka. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 2 August 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=5757. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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