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Aruna at Pinnawala elephant orphanage

Im so sorry...
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† Aruna
ID Number:
Species: Asian elephant
Sex and age:Male ♂, unknown Notice: Undefined variable: age in /customers/6/2/a/elephant.se/httpd.www/database2.php on line 777 Notice: Undefined variable: age in /customers/6/2/a/elephant.se/httpd.www/database2.php on line 809 years old
Dead date:
Death reason: unknown:
Location:Pinnawala elephant orphanage
ArrivedPinnawala elephant orphanage 1994-04-10
(Todo: problem fetching history (php7,2 upgrade))
Born:1994-04-10 captive-born in
Pinnawala elephant orphanage
Parents: Neela x Komali (Komalee)
Siblings through the father Neela:
  1. 1989-08-14(F) Menika
  2. 1993-11-15(F) Anuradhika
  3. 1995-09-27(M) Nandimithra
  4. 1995-10-27(M) Isuru
  5. 1997-02-07(M) Arjuna (Kandula VI)
  6. 1998-01-29(M) Salia (Saliya)
  7. 1998-08-07(F) Ashokamala
  8. 1999-02-09(M) Wasamba
  9. 1999-08-06(F) Uthpala
  10. 2000-06-04(M) Pinnawala
  11. 2001-06-23(M) Migara
  12. 2001-10-11(F) Anula (Anura)
  13. 2003(F) Pali
  14. 2007(F) Bharathi
Siblings through the mother Komali (Komalee):
  1. 1989-08-14(F) Menika
  2. 1998-08-07(F) Ashokamala
Document updated2012-01-30: birt date, corr. father
2012-01-31: dead

Sources, among others

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