Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Neela at Pinnawala elephant orphanage


♂ Neela

Identification


Description

Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Male ♂ 57 years old
Management:Free contact
Origin
Born:* 1964 wild
Birth place:
Offspring
Total: 15 babies

1. Born 1989-08-14 Menika

2. Born 1993-11-15 Anuradhika

3. Born 1994-04-10 Aruna

4. Born 1995-09-27 Nandimithra

5. Born 1995-10-27 Isuru

6. Born 1997-02-07 Arjuna (Kandula VI)

7. Born 1998-01-29 Salia (Saliya)

8. Born 1998-08-07 Ashokamala

9. Born 1999-02-09 Wasamba

10. Born 1999-08-06 Uthpala

11. Born 2000-06-04 Pinnawala

12. Born 2001-06-23 Migara

13. Born 2001-10-11 Anula (Anura)

14. Born 2003 Pali

15. Born 2007 Bharathi
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Pinnawala elephant orphanage, in Sri Lanka

Date of arrival

1975-00-00Pinnawala elephant orphanage
from Sri Lanka National Zoological Gardens (Dehiwela Zoo)

Sri Lanka National Zoological Gardens (Dehiwela Zoo)
from Bentota Tourist Complex elephant orphanage

Record history
History of updates2012-01-30: 

Latest document update2020-10-18 06:25:24
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Description

Location


Neela is a living Male ♂ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) , located at Pinnawala elephant orphanage, in Sri Lanka.

Neela arrived Pinnawala elephant orphanage 1975-00-00, relocated from Sri Lanka National Zoological Gardens (Dehiwela Zoo), in Sri Lanka.

In Pinnawala elephant orphanage, Neela lives together with 71 other elephants with records as alive in this database:

  1. 16. ♀ Amali born 1994-04-16
  2. ,   
  3. 17. ♀ Anuradhika born 1993-11-15
  4. ,   
  5. 18. ♀ Anusha born 1949
  6. ,   
  7. 19. ♂ Asela born 2007?
  8. ,   
  9. 20. ♀ Ashokamala born 1998-08-07
  10. ,   
  11. 21. ♀ Bharathi born 2007
  12. ,   
  13. 22. ⚪ Binuki born 2011
  14. ,   
  15. 23. ♂ Buwaneka born 1999-12-07
  16. ,   
  17. 24. ♂ Charaka born 2006-00-00
  18. ,   
  19. 25. ♀ Dinuda born 2009-05-24
  20. ,   
  21. 26. ⚪ Diula
  22. ,   
  23. 27. ⚪ Elvina born 2011
  24. ,   
  25. 28. ♂ Haritha
  26. ,   
  27. 29. ♂ Isira born 2011
  28. ,   
  29. 30. ♂ Jadura born 1966?
  30. ,   
  31. 31. ♂ Jayathu
  32. ,   
  33. 32. ♂ Kadol born 2011
  34. ,   
  35. 33. ♀ Kamani
  36. ,   
  37. 34. ♂ Kanaka born 2009-05-24
  38. ,   
  39. 35. ♂ Kandula III (Bibile)
  40. ,   
  41. 36. ♀ Kiriya III (Kira)
  42. ,   
  43. 37. ♀ Komali (Komalee) born 1971
  44. ,   
  45. 38. ♂ Kora Aliya
  46. ,   
  47. 39. ♀ Kumari born 1965
  48. ,   
  49. 40. ♂ Mahasen born 2004-11-26
  50. ,   
  51. 41. ♀ Mahaweli (Mahavali) born 1981
  52. ,   
  53. 42. ♀ Mathali (Mathalee) born 1970
  54. ,   
  55. 43. ♀ Mayuri born 1983
  56. ,   
  57. 44. ♂ Meega
  58. ,   
  59. 45. ♀ Meena
  60. ,   
  61. 46. ♀ Menika born 1989-08-14
  62. ,   
  63. 47. ♀ Menika II
  64. ,   
  65. 48. ♀ Mihiri born 2005
  66. ,   
  67. 49. ♀ Nandi born 2011
  68. ,   
  69. 50. ♂ Nandimithra born 1995-09-27
  70. ,   
  71. 51. ♀ Nikini II
  72. ,   
  73. 52. ♀ Ninja born 1985
  74. ,   
  75. 53. ♀ Noni
  76. ,   
  77. 54. ♀ Pali born 2003
  78. ,   
  79. 55. ♂ Pandu born 2005-08-00
  80. ,   
  81. 56. ♀ Punchi
  82. ,   
  83. 57. ♀ Ramiya
  84. ,   
  85. 58. ♀ Randivi
  86. ,   
  87. 59. ♂ Rangiri born 1989-08-16
  88. ,   
  89. 60. ♀ Rejina born 1982
  90. ,   
  91. 61. ♀ Sama
  92. ,   
  93. 62. ♀ Sama I born 1987-12-18
  94. ,   
  95. 63. ♂ Sampath (Sumpath) born 1952
  96. ,   
  97. 64. ♀ Sandalee (Sandali)
  98. ,   
  99. 65. ♀ Sapumali born 1997
  100. ,   
  101. 66. ♀ Shanthi
  102. ,   
  103. 67. ♀ Shermi
  104. ,   
  105. 68. ♀ Sukumali born 1984-07-05
  106. ,   
  107. 69. ♀ Surangie
  108. ,   
  109. 70. ♂ Suranimala
  110. ,   
  111. 71. ♀ Thammenna
  112. ,   
  113. 72. ♀ Thilaka
  114. ,   
  115. 73. ⚪ Thilamalai
  116. ,   
  117. 74. ⚪ unknown born 2011
  118. ,   
  119. 75. ⚪ unknown born 2010
  120. ,   
  121. 76. ⚪ unknown born 2011
  122. ,   
  123. 77. ⚪ unknown
  124. ,   
  125. 78. ⚪ unknown born 2011
  126. ,   
  127. 79. ⚪ unknown born 2011
  128. ,   
  129. 80. ⚪ unnamed born 2021-09-11
  130. ,   
  131. 81. ♂ Unnamed born 2011-07-16
  132. ,   
  133. 82. ⚪ Unnamed born 2011-02-17
  134. ,   
  135. 83. ♂ unnamed (twin) born 2021-08-31
  136. ,   
  137. 84. ♂ unnamed (twin) born 2021-08-31
  138. ,   
  139. 85. ♀ Uthpala born 1999-08-06
  140. ,   
  141. 86. ♂ Wasamba born 1999-02-09
  142. ,   
    See also a more detailed list with the elephants arrival dates etc.

Offspring


Total: 15 babies

  1. (F) 1989-08-14 Menika
  2. (F) 1993-11-15 Anuradhika
  3. (M) 1994-04-10 Aruna
  4. (M) 1995-09-27 Nandimithra
  5. (M) 1995-10-27 Isuru
  6. (M) 1997-02-07 Arjuna (Kandula VI)
  7. (M) 1998-01-29 Salia (Saliya)
  8. (F) 1998-08-07 Ashokamala
  9. (M) 1999-02-09 Wasamba
  10. (F) 1999-08-06 Uthpala
  11. (M) 2000-06-04 Pinnawala
  12. (M) 2001-06-23 Migara
  13. (F) 2001-10-11 Anula (Anura)
  14. (F) 2003 Pali
  15. (F) 2007 Bharathi

Origin


Neela was born wild 1964.



Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2021). Neela, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Pinnawala elephant orphanage in Sri Lanka. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 19 September 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=1826. (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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