Kuveni
Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at
Hambantota Wild Elephant Management Reserve in Sri Lanka

♀ Kuveni

Identification


Description

Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Subspecies: Elephas maximus maximus
Sex and age:Female ♀
Management:Wild elephant
Origin
Born:* wild
Birth place: in Sri Lanka unspecified location
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Hambantota Wild Elephant Management Reserve, in Sri Lanka

Date of arrival

Hambantota Wild Elephant Management Reserve
from Lunugamvehera National park

Record history
History of updates2018-10-22: new record, radio collared

Latest document update2021-09-05 15:56:56
Random literature
Biography

Location


Kuveni is a living Female ♀ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) , located at the Hambantota Wild Elephant Management Reserve, in Sri Lanka.

Kuveni arrived to the Hambantota Wild Elephant Management Reserve unknown date, relocated from the Lunugamvehera National park, in Sri Lanka.

Kuveni lives together with 3 other elephants at the Hambantota Wild Elephant Management Reserve:
  1. Devi
  2. Homey
  3. Ranmali
and possibly other wild elephants which have no record in this database
detailed list with arrival dates etc.

Origin


Kuveni was born wild at Sri Lanka unspecified location.


Comments / pictures

2018-05-02: a new female was collared north of the Lunugamvehera National Park. She was named “Kuveni”.

On 27th April and 2nd May 2018 two females were collared north of the Lunugamvehera National Park. They were collared at the request of the Southern Development Board, which is planning to set up an industrial estate in the area. However, they have agreed not to take the lands elephant herds currently use in the area. The two collared elephants “Devi” and "Kuveni" will show which lands elephants are using

Reference list

References

Koehl, Dan, (2021). Kuveni, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Hambantota Wild Elephant Management Reserve in Sri Lanka. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 25 September 2022 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=12050. (archived at the Wayback machine)


Sources used for this article is among others:

  • Jenny Pastorini, Sri Lanka.


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