Vijaya an Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at Pinnawala elephant orphanage

☨ Vijaya
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Species: Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Male ♂ 36 years old
Dead date: 1999-09-11
Death reason: disease: brain Cancer
Location:Pinnawala elephant orphanage
ArrivalPinnawala elephant orphanage 1975-00-00
from Sri Lanka National Zoological Gardens (Dehiwela Zoo)
Born:* 1963 wild Sri Lanka
Offspring, year of birth, year of death:

    Total: 5 babies

  1. (F) 1984-07-05 Sukumali, Local nr: 1
  2. (F) 1987-12-18 Sama I, Local nr: 2
  3. (M) 1989-08-16 Rangiri
  4. (M) 1993-07-01 Esala
  5. (F) 1994-04-16 Amali
Document updated2018-05-17

Reference list

Koehl, D., (2020). Vijaya, an Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at Pinnawala elephant orphanage in Sri Lanka. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 20 September 2020 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=1823. (archived at the Wayback machine)

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