Anuradha an Asian elephant at Pinnawala elephant orphanage

☨ Anuradha
ID nr:
Species: Asian elephant
Sex and age:Female ♀ < 1, unknown age
Dead date:
Death reason: unknown: leg fracture
Location:Pinnawala elephant orphanage
ArrivalPinnawala elephant orphanage
Born:* 1982 wild Sri Lanka
Offspring and year of birth:
  1. (F) 1993-11-15 Anuradhika
  2. (M) 1999-02-09 Wasamba
  3. (M) 2007? Asela
Document updated2012-01-30: dead
2012-01-31: reason of death

Reference list

Koehl, D., (2020). Anuradha, an Asian at Pinnawala elephant orphanage in Sri Lanka. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 30 October 2020 at (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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