Kanishka
Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at
Uda Walawe Nationalpark in Sri Lanka

♀ Kanishka

Identification


Description

Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀
Management:Wild elephant
Origin
Born:* wild
Birth place:
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Uda Walawe Nationalpark, in Sri Lanka

Date of arrival

2004-03-15Uda Walawe Nationalpark
from Uda Walawe Elephant Transit Home

Record history
History of updates2021-12-08

Latest document update2020-10-18 06:25:24
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Biography

Location


Kanishka is a living Female ♀ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) , located at the Uda Walawe Nationalpark, in Sri Lanka.

Kanishka arrived in 2004-03-15 to the Uda Walawe Nationalpark, relocated from the Uda Walawe Elephant Transit Home, in Sri Lanka.

Kanishka lives together with 67 other elephants at the Uda Walawe Nationalpark:
  1. 1. ♀ [208] (wild)
  2. 2. ♀ [209] (wild) born <1990
  3. 3. ♂ [209] Ghost (wild)
  4. 4. ♀ 458 (wild)
  5. 5. ♀ Anuradha
  6. 6. ♀ Anusha
  7. 7. ♂ Aravinda
  8. 8. ⚪ Asha
  9. 9. ♂ Baby Blue
  10. 10. ♂ Channa
  11. 11. ♀ Devika
  12. 12. ♀ Emaline
  13. 13. ♀ Ethimali born 2000?
  14. 14. ♂ Gamini
  15. 15. ♂ Hama
  16. 16. ♀ Indika born <1995
  17. 17. ♀ Indivari
  18. 18. ♂ Isuru
  19. 19. ♀ Komali
  20. 20. ♀ Mahee (wild) born <1994
  21. 21. ♀ Mahika
  22. 22. ♀ Majetwin
  23. 23. ♀ Malani
  24. 24. ♀ Malathie
  25. 25. ♀ Manel
  26. 26. ♂ Marga
  27. 27. ♀ Mathali born <2001
  28. 28. ⚪ Minoli
  29. 29. ♂ Mitsui
  30. 30. ♀ Miyuri
  31. 31. ♂ Nalaka born 2005
  32. 32. ♂ Namal
  33. 33. ♀ Naomi ([111])
  34. 34. ♂ Navaloka
  35. 35. ♀ Nita
  36. 36. ♀ noname (wild, daughter to Indika) born 2013
  37. 37. ♂ noname (wild, son to Indika) born 2008
  38. 38. ♀ Odelle
  39. 39. ♀ Panduka
  40. 40. ♂ Passy
  41. 41. ♀ Premani
  42. 42. ♂ Raja (wild)
  43. 43. ♀ Raka (wild)
  44. 44. ♂ Rambo
  45. 45. ♂ Rohana
  46. 46. ♀ Rohini
  47. 47. ♀ Safari
  48. 48. ♀ Samari
  49. 49. ♀ Sandamali
  50. 50. ⚪ Senani
  51. 51. ♂ St. Anthoniye
  52. 52. ♂ Sumedha
  53. 53. ♀ Thamali
  54. 54. ⚪ Tharos
  55. 55. ♂ Therapuththa born 2004
  56. 56. ♀ Uma born 2009
  57. 57. ⚪ unknown
  58. 58. ⚪ unknown
  59. 59. ⚪ unknown
  60. 60. ⚪ unknown
  61. 61. ⚪ unknown
  62. 62. ⚪ unknown
  63. 63. ⚪ unknown
  64. 64. ⚪ unknown
  65. 65. ⚪ unknown
  66. 66. ⚪ unknown
  67. 67. ♂ William
and possibly other wild elephants which have no record in this database
detailed list with arrival dates etc.

Origin


Kanishka was born wild .


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Reference list

References

Koehl, Dan, (2021). Kanishka, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Uda Walawe Nationalpark in Sri Lanka. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 30 September 2022 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=2696. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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