Isuru an Asian elephant at Mahiyangana Raja Maha Viharaya


♂ Isuru

Identification


Description

Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Male ♂ 26 years old
Management:Free contact
Origin
Born:* 1995-10-27 captive-born
Birth place: in Pinnawala elephant orphanage

Parents: Neela x ♀ Anusha
Locations
Present / last location:Mahiyangana Raja Maha Viharaya, in Sri Lanka

Date of Arrival
(Presently sometimes errors!)

2002-03-23Mahiyangana Raja Maha Viharaya
from Pinnawala elephant orphanage

Document updated2012-01-30: irth date, corrected father.
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Description

Location


Isuru is a living Male ♂ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), located at Mahiyangana Raja Maha Viharaya, in Sri Lanka.

Isuru arrived Mahiyangana Raja Maha Viharaya 2002-03-23, relocated from Pinnawala elephant orphanage, in Sri Lanka.

In Mahiyangana Raja Maha Viharaya, Isuru lives as single living elephant at this location (see detailed list).

Origin


Isuru was born captive-born 1995-10-27 at Pinnawala elephant orphanage.

Parentage


Parents of Isuru are: ♂ Neela (father) and ♀ Anusha (mother).


Siblings through the father Neela:

  1. 1989-08-14(F) Menika
  2. 1993-11-15(F) Anuradhika
  3. 1994-04-10(M) Aruna
  4. 1995-09-27(M) Nandimithra
  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 Anusha:

  1. 1989-08-16(M) Rangiri

Pedigree


Isurus pedigree:
P I II III

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Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2021). Isuru, an Asian elephant at Mahiyangana Raja Maha Viharaya in Sri Lanka. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 23 April 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=1836. (archived at the Wayback machine)


Sources used for this article is 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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