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


⚪ Trinki
Menika with the baby elephant. Photo: © DailyNews.lk
Menika with the baby elephant. Photo: © DailyNews.lk

Alternative name:Trinky
Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:unknown 10 years old
Id number
Management:Free contact
Origin
Born:* 2011-03-17 captive-born
Birth place:, number 59 in Pinnawala elephant orphanage

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

Date of Arrival
(Presently sometimes errors!)

2013-00-00Sri Lanka National Zoological Gardens (Dehiwela Zoo)
from Pinnawala elephant orphanage

Document updated2011-03-17: New elephant RE
2018-05-17: relocated to Dehiwela?
2018-11-04: alt name spelling
2020-11-15: Birth nr 59 added
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Description

Location


Trinki is a an elephant with unknown sex, an Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), living in Sri Lanka National Zoological Gardens (Dehiwela Zoo), in Sri Lanka.

Trinki arrived in Sri Lanka National Zoological Gardens (Dehiwela Zoo) 2013-00-00, relocated from Pinnawala elephant orphanage, in Sri Lanka.

In Sri Lanka National Zoological Gardens (Dehiwela Zoo), Trinki 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. Kema (Khema) born 2001
  8. ,
  9. Madhavi born 2005
  10. ,
  11. Namalee
  12. , (see detailed list).

Origin


Trinki was born captive-born as birth number 59 2011-03-17 at Pinnawala elephant orphanage.

Parentage


Parents of Trinki are: ♂ (father) and ♀ Menika (mother).


Siblings through the mother Menika:

  1. 2001-06-23(M) Migara
  2. 2005(F) Mihiri

Pedigree


Trinkis pedigree:
P I II III

Trinki

Sire:

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Sire:
Dame:
Dame:
Sire:
Dame:

Dame:
Menika

Sire:
Neela
Sire:
Dame:
Dame:
Komali (Komalee)
Sire:
Dame:


Comments / pictures

2011: The new calf was the fourth for mother Menika, the 59th birth for the Pinnawela Elephant Orphanage total and the ninth birth for the facility in March 2010. Its arrival brought the Orphanage's total number of elephants to 91.

2013: Gagana and Trinky, born on 05. 03. 2011 and 17. 03. 2011, at the Pinnawala Orphanage on August 08 and 09, on the grounds the pair was an offering to the Dehiwala Zoological Gardens for public display



Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2020). Trinki, an Asian at Sri Lanka National Zoological Gardens (Dehiwela Zoo) in Sri Lanka. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 17 January 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=6821. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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    This document was updated: 2020-11-15 13:18:34


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