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Nandimithra at Pinnawala elephant orphanage

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Nandimithra
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Species: Asian elephant
Sex and age:Male ♂ 23 years old
Management:Free contact
Location:Pinnawala elephant orphanage
ArrivedPinnawala elephant orphanage 1995-09-27
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Born:1995-09-27 captive-born in
Pinnawala elephant orphanage
Parents: Neela x Rejina (Rajina)
Siblings through the father Neela:
  1. 1989-08-14(F) Menika
  2. 1993-11-15(F) Anuradhika
  3. 1994-04-10(M) Aruna
  4. 1995-10-27(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 Rejina (Rajina):
  1. 1999-08-06(F) Uthpala
  2. 2004-05-10(M) Kosala (Kosara)
Document updated2012-01-30: 
Whan bathing in the river, Nandimithra can be seen on some distance away from the rest of the herd, chained to an anchor point.

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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