Binari at Pinnawala elephant orphanage

† Binari
ID Number:
Species: Asian elephant
Sex and age: 2 years
Dead date: 2003-01-03
Death reason: disease: head injury and paralysis
Location:Pinnawala elephant orphanage
ArrivedPinnawala elephant orphanage 2001-09-19
Born:2001-09-19 captive-born in
Pinnawala elephant orphanage
Birth weight (kgs and pounds): 120.00 kgs, 264.00 lbs
Document updated2012-01-30: 
Binari’s birth was reported on the nineteenth of September 2001 in the early morning with complaints of bleeding from the trunk and anti-clockwise circling movements. On examination bleeding and oedema were also detected over the left eye.

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