Neelagiri at Pinnawala elephant orphanage

† Neelagiri
ID Number:
Species: Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Male ♂, unknown maybe about years old (estimated age)
Dead date: 2011-01-17
Death reason: unknown: died of wounds from mahouts hooks
Location:Pinnawala elephant orphanage
ArrivedPinnawala elephant orphanage 1986-00-00
from Lahugala Elephant Sanctuary
Born: unknown
Offspring, year of birth, year of death:

    Total: 5 babies

  1. (M) 2004-03-22 -- † 2004-04-22 stillborn
  2. (M) 2004-05-10 Kosala (Kosara)
  3. (F) 2004-08-23 Sugala
  4. (F) 2005-08-23 Tamara (Thamara), EEP nr: 200517
  5. (M) 2006-06-09 Wishwa
Document updated2012-01-30: 
Neela was brought to Pinnawala from Lahugala in 1986.

Sources, among others

  • Sanjaya Kumara Ratnayake, assistant curator, Pinnawala elephant orphanage.

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