Ethimali an Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at Uda Walawe Nationalpark

Female ♀ Asian elephant (<em>Elephas maximus</em>) Ethimali at Uda Walawe Nationalpark

Ethimali (wearing a belt around the neck) with Mahee, a wild adult female and her calf in 2004.
Ethimali
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Species: Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ maybe about 20 years old (estimated age)
Characteristics:little tears in her ears
Management:wild
Location:Uda Walawe Nationalpark
ArrivalUda Walawe Nationalpark 2004-03-00
from Uda Walawe Elephant Transit Home Udawalawa Eth Athuru Sewana
Born:* 2000? wild
Document updated2018-05-13: capture date, location
2000: found in Ethimale, Southern Sri Lanka rescued and brought to Elephant Transit Home (ETH)

The female orphaned elephant calf found in Ethimale, Southern Sri Lanka rescued and brought to Elephant Transit Home (ETH), Udawalawa was later named Ethimali. After several years of rehabilitation, she was released to Uda Walawe National Park in March 2004, when she was about 4 years old, with another 10 rehabilitated juveniles.

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Koehl, D., (2020). Ethimali, an Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at Uda Walawe Nationalpark in Sri Lanka. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 20 October 2020 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=16512. (archived at the Wayback machine)

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