Present living elephants at Pinnawala elephant orphanage in Sri Lanka


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This database list 72 elephants

Nr Id Name Species
Sex
Origin Age DOB Parents Arrival Arrival from location
1 unnamedEM captive-born at
Pinnawala elephant orphanage
0 2021-09-11 Pandu x Rejina 2021-09-11
2 ElvinaEM captive-born at
Pinnawala elephant orphanage
10 2011 x 2011-00-00
3 unknownEM captive-born at
Pinnawala elephant orphanage
10 2011 x 2011-00-00
4 unknownEM captive-born at
Pinnawala elephant orphanage
10 2011 x 2011-00-00
5 unknownEM captive-born at
Pinnawala elephant orphanage
10 2011 x 2011-00-00
6 unknownEM captive-born at
Pinnawala elephant orphanage
10 2011 x 2011-00-00
7 BinukiEM captive-born at
Pinnawala elephant orphanage
10 2011 x Rejina 2011-00-00
8 unknownEM wild at
11 2010 x 2010-12-00
9 ThilamalaiEM wild at
x Uda Walawe Elephant Transit Home
10 DinudaEM Fcaptive-born at
Pinnawala elephant orphanage
12 2009-05-24 x Sandalee (Sandali) 2009-05-24
11 SamaEM Fwild at
Sri Lanka unspecified location
x 1995-00-00
12 Sama IEM Fcaptive-born at
Pinnawala elephant orphanage
34 1987-12-18 Vijaya x Mathali (Mathalee) 1987-12-18
13 AnushaEM Fwild at
Sri Lanka unspecified location
72 1949 x 1986-00-00 Sri Lanka National Zoological Gardens (Dehiwela Zoo)
14 SukumaliEM Fcaptive-born at
Pinnawala elephant orphanage
37 1984-07-05 Vijaya x Kumari 1984-07-05
15 RejinaEM Fwild at
Sri Lanka unspecified location
39 1982 x 1983-00-00
16 NoniEM Funknown at
Sri Lanka unspecified location
x Sri Lanka unspecified location
17 ShermiEM Fwild at
x
18 ThammennaEM Fwild at
Sri Lanka unspecified location
x
19 KamaniEM Fwild at
Unknown
x
20 ThilakaEM Fwild at
Unknown
x
21 ShanthiEM Fwild at
Unknown
x
22 PunchiEM Fwild at
Unknown
x
23 Sandalee (Sandali)EM Funknown at
x
24 RamiyaEM Funknown at
x
25 Mahaweli (Mahavali)EM Fwild at
Unknown
40 1981 x
26 MayuriEM Fwild at
Unknown
38 1983 x
27 NinjaEM Fwild at
Unknown
36 1985 x
28 unnamed (twin)EM Mcaptive-born at
Pinnawala elephant orphanage
0 2021-08-31 Pandu x Surangie 2021-08-31
29 unnamed (twin)EM Mcaptive-born at
Pinnawala elephant orphanage
0 2021-08-31 Pandu x Surangie 2021-08-31
30 KanakaEM Mcaptive-born at
Pinnawala elephant orphanage
12 2009-05-24 Jayathu x Surangie 2009-05-24
31 CharakaEM Mcaptive-born at
Pinnawala elephant orphanage
15 2006-00-00 x Anuradhika 2006-00-00
32 PanduEM Mwild at
Sri Lanka unspecified location
16 2005-08-00 x 2005-09-00
33 Kandula III (Bibile)EM Munknown at
x Panagoda army camp
34 UnnamedEM captive-born at
Pinnawala elephant orphanage
10 2011-02-17 x 2011-02-17
35 unknownEM captive-born at
Pinnawala elephant orphanage
x
36 NandiEM Fcaptive-born at
Pinnawala elephant orphanage
10 2011 x 2011-00-00
37 Menika IIEM Funknown at
x 2007-00-00 Sri Lanka National Zoological Gardens (Dehiwela Zoo)
38 BharathiEM Fcaptive-born at
Pinnawala elephant orphanage
14 2007 Neela x Amali 2007-00-00
39 MihiriEM Fcaptive-born at
Pinnawala elephant orphanage
16 2005 x Menika 2005-00-00
40 PaliEM Fcaptive-born at
Pinnawala elephant orphanage
18 2003 Neela x Ranmali (Ranmalee) 2003-00-00
41 UthpalaEM Fcaptive-born at
Pinnawala elephant orphanage
22 1999-08-06 Neela x Rejina 1999-08-06
42 SurangieEM Funknown at
Unknown
x 1997-00-00
43 AmaliEM Fcaptive-born at
Pinnawala elephant orphanage
27 1994-04-16 Vijaya x Mathali (Mathalee) 1994-04-16
44 AnuradhikaEM Fcaptive-born at
Pinnawala elephant orphanage
28 1993-11-15 Neela x Anuradha 1993-11-15
45 MenikaEM Fcaptive-born at
Pinnawala elephant orphanage
32 1989-08-14 Neela x Komali (Komalee) 1989-08-14
46 KumariEM Fwild at
Unknown
56 1965 x 1975-01-00 Sri Lanka National Zoological Gardens (Dehiwela Zoo)
47 Mathali (Mathalee)EM Fwild at
Unknown
51 1970 x 1975-01-00 Sri Lanka National Zoological Gardens (Dehiwela Zoo)
48 Komali (Komalee)EM Fwild at
Unknown
50 1971 x 1975-01-00 Sri Lanka National Zoological Gardens (Dehiwela Zoo)
49 Nikini IIEM Funknown at
Unknown
x
50 MeenaEM Fwild at
Unknown
x
51 Kiriya III (Kira)EM Fwild at
Unknown
x Uda Walawe Elephant Transit Home
52 RandiviEM Fwild at
unknown
x
53 SapumaliEM Funknown at
Unknown
24 1997 x
54 AshokamalaEM Fcaptive-born at
Pinnawala elephant orphanage
23 1998-08-07 Neela x Komali (Komalee) Sri Lanka National Zoological Gardens (Dehiwela Zoo)
55 Kora AliyaEM Mwild at
Unknown
x 2012-10-20
56 UnnamedEM Mcaptive-born at
Pinnawala elephant orphanage
10 2011-07-16 Wasamba x Thilaka 2011-07-16
57 KadolEM Mcaptive-born at
Pinnawala elephant orphanage
10 2011 x 2011-00-00
58 IsiraEM Mcaptive-born at
Pinnawala elephant orphanage
10 2011 x 2011-00-00
59 MahasenEM Mcaptive-born at
Pinnawala elephant orphanage
17 2004-11-26 x Kamani 2004-11-26
60 BuwanekaEM Mcaptive-born at
Pinnawala elephant orphanage
22 1999-12-07 Jadura x Mahaweli (Mahavali) 1999-12-07
61 WasambaEM Mcaptive-born at
Pinnawala elephant orphanage
22 1999-02-09 Neela x Anuradha 1999-02-09
62 NandimithraEM Mcaptive-born at
Pinnawala elephant orphanage
26 1995-09-27 Neela x Rejina 1995-09-27
63 RangiriEM Mcaptive-born at
Pinnawala elephant orphanage
32 1989-08-16 Vijaya x Anusha 1989-08-16
64 NeelaEM Mwild at
Unknown
57 1964 x 1975-00-00 Sri Lanka National Zoological Gardens (Dehiwela Zoo)
65 SuranimalaEM Munknown at
Unknown
x
66 JayathuEM Mcaptive-born at
Sri Lanka National Zoological Gardens (Dehiwela Zoo)
Raja x Indi Sri Lanka National Zoological Gardens (Dehiwela Zoo)
67 HarithaEM M at
Unknown
x
68 MeegaEM Munknown at
Unknown
x
69 Sampath (Sumpath)EM M at
Unknown
69 1952 x Sri Lanka National Zoological Gardens (Dehiwela Zoo)
70 JaduraEM Munknown at
Unknown
55 1966? x
71 AselaEM Mcaptive-born at
Pinnawala elephant orphanage
14 2007? x Anuradha
72 DiulaEM unknownwild at
Sri Lanka unspecified location
x

Source for the list of elephants presently living at Pinnawala elephant orphanage

Reference list

Facts about present living elephants at Pinnawala elephant orphanage in Sri Lanka at Pinnawala elephant orphanage in Sri Lanka, Elephant Encyclopedia, Koehl, D. (2021), available online retrieved 27 November 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/location2.php?location_id=43 (archived at the Wayback machine)

Sources used for this list:

Latest updateName of elephantSource (if it is a website, the target website will open in new window)
2021-09-01 Surangie:• 
•  http://www.elephant-news.com/index.php?id=7733
2018-05-17 Sapumali:• Captive Breeding of Elephants at Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage in Sri Lanka, by Chandana Rajapaksa, University of Peradeniya
2018-05-17 Kadol:• Jonas Livet, France
•  http://www.island.lk/index.php?page_cat=article-details&page=article-details&code_title=126765
2018-05-17 Mahasen:• Sanjaya Kumara Ratnayake, assistant curator, Pinnawala elephant orphanage
•  Captive Breeding of Elephants at Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage in Sri Lanka, by Chandana Rajapaksa, University of Peradeniya
2018-05-17 Nandi:• http://www.sundayobserver.lk/2012/01/08/new22.asp
•  https://bdnews24.com/wildlife/2017/04/05/sri-lankan-court-case-against-gifting-elephant-to-new-zealand-shifts-focus-to-conservation
•  http://www.newshub.co.nz/home/new-zealand/2016/09/elephant-nandi-stuck-in-sri-lanka.html
2018-05-17 Isira:• http://www.sundayobserver.lk/2012/01/08/new22.asp
•  http://www.island.lk/index.php?page_cat=article-details&page=article-details&code_title=126765
2018-05-17 Asela:• Captive Breeding of Elephants at Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage in Sri Lanka, by Chandana Rajapaksa, University of Peradeniya
2018-05-17 Randivi:• K.G. Sumanabanda, 2011
2018-05-17 Diula:• K.G. Sumanabanda, 2011
2012-10-21 Kora Aliya:• http://www.dailymirror.lk/caption-story/22845-kora-aliya-tranquilized.html
2012-04-16 Sampath (Sumpath):• Wayne Jackson, Canada. (Text and picture)
2012-03-31 unnamed (twin):• https://srilankamirror.com/news/news-in-brief/24572-twin-elephant-calves-born-at-pinnawala-pics
•  https://www.abc.net.au/news/2021-09-01/sri-lanka-reports-rare-birth-of-baby-elephant-twins/100426858
2012-03-31 unnamed (twin):• https://srilankamirror.com/news/news-in-brief/24572-twin-elephant-calves-born-at-pinnawala-pics
•  https://www.abc.net.au/news/2021-09-01/sri-lanka-reports-rare-birth-of-baby-elephant-twins/100426858
2012-03-31 unnamed:• https://www.runews.lk/news/item/24912-pinnawala-elephatn
2012-02-09 Ashokamala:• Sanjaya Kumara Ratnayake, assistant curator, Pinnawala elephant orphanage.
•  Geburt und Jugendendwicklung von Asiatischen Elefanten -Beoabachtungen aus der Pinnawela Elephant Sanctuary von Sri Lanka, Zeitschrift des Kölner Zoos, nr 2 1999, by Fred Kurt, Birgit Dastig, Sandra Petzhold, Julia Rastelli, Judith Schmelz, Verena Tragau
2012-02-01 Sukumali:• Geburt und Jugendendwicklung von Asiatischen Elefanten -Beoabachtungen aus der Pinnawela Elephant Sanctuary von Sri Lanka, Zeitschrift des Kölner Zoos, nr 2 1999, by Fred Kurt, Birgit Dastig, Sandra Petzhold, Julia Rastelli, Judith Schmelz, Verena Tragau
2012-02-01 Sama I:• Sanjaya Kumara Ratnayake, assistant curator, Pinnawala elephant orphanage.
•  Geburt und Jugendendwicklung von Asiatischen Elefanten -Beoabachtungen aus der Pinnawela Elephant Sanctuary von Sri Lanka, Zeitschrift des Kölner Zoos, nr 2 1999, by Fred Kurt, Birgit Dastig, Sandra Petzhold, Julia Rastelli, Judith Schmelz, Verena Tragau
2012-02-01 Kanaka:• http://www.sundaytimes.lk/090628/Plus/sundaytimesplus_02.html
2012-01-30 Menika:• Sanjaya Kumara Ratnayake, assistant curator, Pinnawala elephant orphanage.
•  Geburt und Jugendendwicklung von Asiatischen Elefanten -Beoabachtungen aus der Pinnawela Elephant Sanctuary von Sri Lanka, Zeitschrift des Kölner Zoos, nr 2 1999, by Fred Kurt, Birgit Dastig, Sandra Petzhold, Julia Rastelli, Judith Schmelz, Verena Tragau
2012-01-30 Neela:• Sanjaya Kumara Ratnayake, assistant curator, Pinnawala elephant orphanage.
2012-01-30 Rangiri:• Sanjaya Kumara Ratnayake, assistant curator, Pinnawala elephant orphanage.
•  Geburt und Jugendendwicklung von Asiatischen Elefanten -Beoabachtungen aus der Pinnawela Elephant Sanctuary von Sri Lanka, Zeitschrift des Kölner Zoos, nr 2 1999, by Fred Kurt, Birgit Dastig, Sandra Petzhold, Julia Rastelli, Judith Schmelz, Verena Tragau
2012-01-30 Nandimithra:• Sanjaya Kumara Ratnayake, assistant curator, Pinnawala elephant orphanage.
•  Geburt und Jugendendwicklung von Asiatischen Elefanten -Beoabachtungen aus der Pinnawela Elephant Sanctuary von Sri Lanka, Zeitschrift des Kölner Zoos, nr 2 1999, by Fred Kurt, Birgit Dastig, Sandra Petzhold, Julia Rastelli, Judith Schmelz, Verena Tragau
2012-01-30 Anuradhika:• Sanjaya Kumara Ratnayake, assistant curator, Pinnawala elephant orphanage.
•  Geburt und Jugendendwicklung von Asiatischen Elefanten -Beoabachtungen aus der Pinnawela Elephant Sanctuary von Sri Lanka, Zeitschrift des Kölner Zoos, nr 2 1999, by Fred Kurt, Birgit Dastig, Sandra Petzhold, Julia Rastelli, Judith Schmelz, Verena Tragau
2012-01-30 Amali:• Sanjaya Kumara Ratnayake, assistant curator, Pinnawala elephant orphanage.
•  Geburt und Jugendendwicklung von Asiatischen Elefanten -Beoabachtungen aus der Pinnawela Elephant Sanctuary von Sri Lanka, Zeitschrift des Kölner Zoos, nr 2 1999, by Fred Kurt, Birgit Dastig, Sandra Petzhold, Julia Rastelli, Judith Schmelz, Verena Tragau
2012-01-30 unknown:• http://www.sundayobserver.lk/2012/01/08/new22.asp
2012-01-30 Jadura:• Sanjaya Kumara Ratnayake, assistant curator, Pinnawala elephant orphanage.
2012-01-30 Kandula III (Bibile):• Sanjaya Kumara Ratnayake, assistant curator, Pinnawala elephant orphanage.
2012-01-30 Haritha:• http://www.thesundayleader.lk/2011/06/05/pinnawala-elephants-to-be-given-away/
2012-01-29 Uthpala:• Sanjaya Kumara Ratnayake, assistant curator, Pinnawala elephant orphanage.
2012-01-29 Buwaneka:• Sanjaya Kumara Ratnayake, assistant curator, Pinnawala elephant orphanage.
2012-01-29 Jayathu:• Sanjaya Kumara Ratnayake, assistant curator, Pinnawala elephant orphanage.
2012-01-29 Unnamed:• Sanjaya Kumara Ratnayake, assistant curator, Pinnawala elephant orphanage.
2012-01-28 Wasamba:• Sanjaya Kumara Ratnayake, assistant curator, Pinnawala elephant orphanage.
2012-01-27 Suranimala:• Pinnawela's 'Suranimala' creates a surprise for visitors
2012-01-18 Elvina:• http://www.sundayobserver.lk/2012/01/08/new22.asp
•  http://exploresrilanka.lk/2014/08/jumbo-babies-cometh/
2012-01-18 unknown:• http://www.sundayobserver.lk/2012/01/08/new22.asp
2012-01-18 unknown:• http://www.sundayobserver.lk/2012/01/08/new22.asp
2012-01-18 unknown:• http://www.sundayobserver.lk/2012/01/08/new22.asp
2012-01-18 unknown:• http://www.sundayobserver.lk/2012/01/08/new22.asp
2012-01-18 Binuki:• http://www.sundayobserver.lk/2012/01/08/new22.asp
•  http://exploresrilanka.lk/2014/08/jumbo-babies-cometh/
•  https://www.runews.lk/news/item/24912-pinnawala-elephatn
2011-12-30 Komali (Komalee):• Geburt und Jugendendwicklung von Asiatischen Elefanten -Beoabachtungen aus der Pinnawela Elephant Sanctuary von Sri Lanka, Zeitschrift des Kölner Zoos, nr 2 1999, by Fred Kurt, Birgit Dastig, Sandra Petzhold, Julia Rastelli, Judith Schmelz, Verena Tragau
2011-12-30 Kumari:• Geburt und Jugendendwicklung von Asiatischen Elefanten -Beoabachtungen aus der Pinnawela Elephant Sanctuary von Sri Lanka, Zeitschrift des Kölner Zoos, nr 2 1999, by Fred Kurt, Birgit Dastig, Sandra Petzhold, Julia Rastelli, Judith Schmelz, Verena Tragau
2011-12-30 Mathali (Mathalee):• Geburt und Jugendendwicklung von Asiatischen Elefanten -Beoabachtungen aus der Pinnawela Elephant Sanctuary von Sri Lanka, Zeitschrift des Kölner Zoos, nr 2 1999, by Fred Kurt, Birgit Dastig, Sandra Petzhold, Julia Rastelli, Judith Schmelz, Verena Tragau
2011-03-17 Mihiri:• http://www.dailynews.lk/2011/03/18/news42.asp
2011-03-12 Unnamed:• http://print.dailymirror.lk/news/news/36052.html
2010-09-08 Mahaweli (Mahavali):• Wayne Jackson, Canada
•  Geburt und Jugendendwicklung von Asiatischen Elefanten -Beoabachtungen aus der Pinnawela Elephant Sanctuary von Sri Lanka, Zeitschrift des Kölner Zoos, nr 2 1999, by Fred Kurt, Birgit Dastig, Sandra Petzhold, Julia Rastelli, Judith Schmelz, Verena Tragau
2010-09-08 Rejina:• Wayne jackson, Canada
•  Geburt und Jugendendwicklung von Asiatischen Elefanten -Beoabachtungen aus der Pinnawela Elephant Sanctuary von Sri Lanka, Zeitschrift des Kölner Zoos, nr 2 1999, by Fred Kurt, Birgit Dastig, Sandra Petzhold, Julia Rastelli, Judith Schmelz, Verena Tragau
•  https://www.runews.lk/news/item/24912-pinnawala-elephatn
2010-09-07 Anusha:• Wayne Jackson, Canada
•  Geburt und Jugendendwicklung von Asiatischen Elefanten -Beoabachtungen aus der Pinnawela Elephant Sanctuary von Sri Lanka, Zeitschrift des Kölner Zoos, nr 2 1999, by Fred Kurt, Birgit Dastig, Sandra Petzhold, Julia Rastelli, Judith Schmelz, Verena Tragau
2010-08-31 Mayuri:• Geburt und Jugendendwicklung von Asiatischen Elefanten -Beoabachtungen aus der Pinnawela Elephant Sanctuary von Sri Lanka, Zeitschrift des Kölner Zoos, nr 2 1999, by Fred Kurt, Birgit Dastig, Sandra Petzhold, Julia Rastelli, Judith Schmelz, Verena Tragau
2008-09-11 Ninja:• Geburt und Jugendendwicklung von Asiatischen Elefanten -Beoabachtungen aus der Pinnawela Elephant Sanctuary von Sri Lanka, Zeitschrift des Kölner Zoos, nr 2 1999, by Fred Kurt, Birgit Dastig, Sandra Petzhold, Julia Rastelli, Judith Schmelz, Verena Tragau
2007-05-03 Pandu:• https://www.runews.lk/news/item/24912-pinnawala-elephatn

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2020-09-07Responding to decision to move dep. of zoological gardens under ministry of tourism - Elephant News
2015-04-20Lanka’s first open air zoo will open today - Elephant News
2015-04-11Anjalee the elephant: auckland zookeeper has spent 6 months to get her here - Elephant News
2015-04-09Update: attempt to seize oruwala elephants engaged in polo results in jumbo encounter - Elephant News
2015-03-13Auckland-bound elephant anjalee is on her way - Elephant News
2013-04-10Oil anointing for 100 elephants - Elephant News
2020-09-26Pinnawala elephant orphanage runs risk of being blacklisted: minister - Elephant News


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