Ashokamala at Pinnawala elephant orphanage

Ashokamala
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Species: Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 20 years old
Management:Free contact
Location:Pinnawala elephant orphanage
ArrivedPinnawala elephant orphanage
from Sri Lanka National Zoological Gardens (Dehiwela Zoo)
Sri Lanka National Zoological Gardens (Dehiwela Zoo) 2007-10-00
from Pinnawala elephant orphanage
Pinnawala elephant orphanage 1998-08-07
from
Born:1998-08-07 captive-born in
Pinnawala elephant orphanage
Parents: Neela x Komali (Komalee)
Siblings through the father Neela:
  1. 1989-08-14(F) Menika
  2. 1993-11-15(F) Anuradhika
  3. 1994-04-10(M) Aruna
  4. 1995-09-27(M) Nandimithra
  5. 1995-10-27(M) Isuru
  6. 1997-02-07(M) Arjuna (Kandula VI)
  7. 1998-01-29(M) Salia (Saliya)
  8. 1999-02-09(M) Wasamba
  9. 1999-08-06(F) Uthpala
  10. 2000-06-04(M) Pinnawala
  11. 2001-06-23(M) Migara
  12. 2001-10-11(F) Anula (Anura)
  13. 2003(F) Pali
  14. 2007(F) Bharathi
Siblings through the mother Komali (Komalee):
  1. 1989-08-14(F) Menika
  2. 1994-04-10(M) Aruna
Ashokamalas pedigree:
P I II III

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Komali (Komalee)

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Document updated2012-02-09: In Pinnawela
2007-10-17: Ashokamala is bound for transport to Armenia.
2007-10-31: A sigh of relief for 'Asokamala': The Supreme Court today issued an order not to transfer nine-year-old female elephant "Asokamala" to the Yerevan Zoo in Armenia.

Sources, among others

  • 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

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