Komali (Komalee) an Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at Pinnawala elephant orphanage

Komali (Komalee)
ID Number:
Species: Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 49 years old
Management:Free contact
Location:Pinnawala elephant orphanage
ArrivalPinnawala elephant orphanage 1975-01-00
from Sri Lanka National Zoological Gardens (Dehiwela Zoo)
Sri Lanka National Zoological Gardens (Dehiwela Zoo)
from Bentota Tourist Complex elephant orphanage
Bentota Tourist Complex elephant orphanage
from Wilpattu elephant orphanage
Born:* 1971 wild Sri Lanka
Offspring and year of birth:
  1. (F) 1989-08-14 Menika
  2. (M) 1994-04-10 Aruna
  3. (F) 1998-08-07 Ashokamala
Document updated2011-12-30: 

Reference list

Koehl, D., (2020). Komali (Komalee), 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=1824. (archived at the Wayback machine)

Sources used for this article is 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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