Sukumali at Pinnawala elephant orphanage

Sukumali
ID Number:Local id Number: 1 - 
Species: Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 34 years old
Management:Free contact
Location:Pinnawala elephant orphanage
ArrivedPinnawala elephant orphanage 1984-07-05
Born:1984-07-05 captive-born in
Pinnawala elephant orphanage
Parents: Vijaya x Kumari
Offspring and year of birth:
  1. (M) 1997-02-07 Arjuna (Kandula VI)
  2. (F) 2001 Kema (Khema)
  3. (M) 2004-09-13 Senarath
Siblings through the father Vijaya:
  1. 1987-12-18(F) Sama I
  2. 1989-08-16(M) Rangiri
  3. 1993-07-01(M) Esala
  4. 1994-04-16(F) Amali
Siblings through the mother Kumari:
  1. 1989-07-11 -- † 1991-05-18 (M) Vikum
  2. 1993-07-01(M) Esala
  3. 2005 -- † 2018-08-05 (M) Gajaba
Sukumalis pedigree:
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Document updated2009-08-01: changed birth date
2012-01-30: first baby in PEO
Sukumali was the first captive born baby elephant in Pinnawala.

Sources, among others

  • 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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