Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Salia (Saliya) at Kataragama Kiri Vehera Dewalaya


♂ Salia (Saliya)




Identification


Description

Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Male ♂ 23 years old
Management:Free contact
Origin
Born:* 1998-01-29 captive-born
Birth place: in Pinnawala elephant orphanage

Parents: Neela x ♀ Mathali (Mathalee)
Locations
Present / last location:Kataragama Kiri Vehera Dewalaya, in Sri Lanka

Date of Arrival
(Presently sometimes errors!)

2003-05-16Kataragama Kiri Vehera Dewalaya
from Pinnawala elephant orphanage

Document updated2012-01-30: 
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Location


Salia (Saliya) is a living Male ♂ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) , located at Kataragama Kiri Vehera Dewalaya, in Sri Lanka.

Salia (Saliya) arrived Kataragama Kiri Vehera Dewalaya 2003-05-16, relocated from Pinnawala elephant orphanage, in Sri Lanka.

In Kataragama Kiri Vehera Dewalaya, Salia (Saliya) lives together with 2 other elephants with records in this database: (detailed list)

  1. Kataragama Vasana born 1970
  2. ,
  3. Tharindu born 2006-07-04
  4. , (see detailed list).

Origin


Salia (Saliya) was born captive-born 1998-01-29 at Pinnawala elephant orphanage.

Parentage


Parents of Salia (Saliya) are: ♂ Neela (father) and ♀ Mathali (Mathalee) (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. 1995-10-27(M) Isuru
  6. 1997-02-07(M) Arjuna (Kandula VI)
  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 Mathali (Mathalee):

  1. 1987-12-18(F) Sama I
  2. 1994-04-16(F) Amali
  3. 2000-06-04(M) Pinnawala
  4. 2005(F) Madhavi

Pedigree


Salia (Saliya)s ancestral Pedigree:
P I II III

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Sire:
Neela

Born: 1964

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Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2021). Salia (Saliya), Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Kataragama Kiri Vehera Dewalaya in Sri Lanka. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 29 July 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=1837. (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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