Ruwani an Asian elephant at Zurich Zoo


♀ 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
Present / last location:Zurich Zoo, in Switzerland

Date of Arrival
(Presently sometimes errors!)

2017-02-25Zurich Zoo

Document updated2017-02-25: born

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

Location


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

Ruwani arrived Zurich Zoo 2017-02-25,

In Zurich Zoo, Ruwani lives together with 7 other elephants with records in this database: (detailed list)

  1. Ceyla (Ceyla-Himali) born 1975-07-01
  2. ,
  3. Chandra born 2002-05-14
  4. ,
  5. Farha born 2005-05-03
  6. ,
  7. Indi born 1986-02-28
  8. ,
  9. Omysha born 2014-06-17
  10. ,
  11. Thai born 2004-11-26
  12. ,
  13. Umesh born 2020-02-05
  14. , (see detailed list).

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 pedigree:
P I II III

Ruwani

Sire:
Thai

Sire:
Hussein
Sire:
Dame:
Dame:
Thura
Sire:
Dame:

Dame:
Farha

Sire:
Maxi
Sire:
Dame:
Dame:
Ceyla (Ceyla-Himali)
Sire:
Dame:



Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2021). Ruwani, an Asian elephant at Zurich Zoo in Switzerland. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 11 May 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=4194. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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