Migara an Asian elephant at Beijing Zoo


♂ Migara

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Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Male ♂ 19 years old
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Origin
Born:* 2001-06-23 captive-born
Birth place: in Pinnawala elephant orphanage

Parents: Neela x ♀ Menika
Imported:2007
Locations
Present / last location:Beijing Zoo, in China

Date of Arrival

2007-02-16Beijing Zoo
from Sri Lanka National Zoological Gardens (Dehiwela Zoo)
Sri Lanka National Zoological Gardens (Dehiwela Zoo)
from Pinnawala elephant orphanage

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Migara is a Male ♂ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), living in Beijing Zoo, in China.

Migara arrived in Beijing Zoo 2007-02-16, relocated from Sri Lanka National Zoological Gardens (Dehiwela Zoo), in Sri Lanka.

In Beijing Zoo, Migara lives together with 5 other elephants with records in this database: (detailed list)

  1. unknown
  2. ,
  3. unknown
  4. ,
  5. Zhou Zhou (Zhouzhou)
  6. ,
  7. Fei Fei (FeiFei)
  8. ,
  9. Zhuang Zhuang (ZhuangZhuang)
  10. , (see detailed list).

Origin


Migara was born captive-born 2001-06-23 in Pinnawala elephant orphanage. and imported 2007

Parentage


Parents of Migara are: ♂ Neela (father) and ♀ Menika (mother).


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. 1998-08-07(F) Ashokamala
  9. 1999-02-09(M) Wasamba
  10. 1999-08-06(F) Uthpala
  11. 2000-06-04(M) Pinnawala
  12. 2001-10-11(F) Anula (Anura)
  13. 2003(F) Pali
  14. 2007(F) Bharathi

Siblings through the mother Menika:

  1. 2005(F) Mihiri
  2. 2011-03-17(unknown) Trinki

Pedigree


Migaras pedigree:
P I II III

Migara

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Neela

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Menika

Sire:
Neela
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Komali (Komalee)
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The Pinnawela elephant Migara was presented to Beijing Zoo 26 february 2007 as a diplomatic gift from Sri Lanka, but arrived already 16th of february. See newsarticle



Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2020). Migara, an Asian at Beijing Zoo in China. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 6 December 2020 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=1821. (archived at the Wayback machine)


Sources used for this article is among others:

  • Sanjaya Kumara Ratnayake, assistant curator, Pinnawala elephant orphanage.

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    This document was updated: 2020-10-19 03:50:32


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