Ruwani
Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at
Zurich Zoo in Switzerland

♀ Ruwani

Identification

EEP nr201705

Description

Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 4 years old
Management:Unknown
Origin
Born:* 2017-02-25 captive-born
Birth place: in Zurich Zoo

Parents: Thai x ♀ Farha
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Zurich Zoo, in Switzerland

Date of arrival

2017-02-25Zurich Zoo
Record history
History of updates2017-02-25: born

2017-03-07: name Ruwani
2017-04-03: link to EleWiki submitted
2018-03-02: eep nr?

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

Location


Ruwani is a living Female ♀ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) , located at the Zurich Zoo, in Switzerland.

Ruwani arrived in 2017-02-25 to the Zurich Zoo, Ruwani lives together with 7 other elephants at the Zurich Zoo:

  1. Ceyla (Ceyla-Himali) born 1975-07-01
  2. Chandra born 2002-05-14
  3. Farha born 2005-05-03
  4. Indi born 1986-02-28
  5. Omysha born 2014-06-17
  6. Thai born 2004-11-26
  7. Umesh born 2020-02-05


See also a more detailed list with the elephants arrival dates etc.

Origin


Ruwani was born captive-born 2017-02-25 at Zurich Zoo.

Parentage


Parents of Ruwani are: ♂ Thai (father) and ♀ Farha (mother).

Siblings through the father Thai:

  1. 2020-02-05(M) Umesh
  2. 2020-04-05(F) unnnamed
  3. 2020-08-19 -- † 2020-08-19 (M) Unnamed

Siblings through the mother Farha:

  1. 2020-04-05(F) unnnamed

Pedigree


Ruwanis ancestral Pedigree:
P I II III

Ruwani

Sire (f):
Thai

Born: 2004-11-26

Sire ff:
Hussein

Born: 1972
Sire fff:
Dame ffm:
Dame fm:
Thura

Born: 1974-00-00
Sire fmf:
Dame fmm:

Dame m:
Farha

Born: 2005-05-03

Sire mf:
Maxi

Born: 1969
Sire mff:
Dame mfm:
Dame mm:
Ceyla (Ceyla-Himali)

Born: 1975-07-01
Sire mmf:
Dame mmm:

Reference list

References

Koehl, Dan, (2021). Ruwani, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Zurich Zoo in Switzerland. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 17 October 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=4194. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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