Charaka
Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at
Pinnawala elephant orphanage in Sri Lanka

♂ Charaka

Identification


Description

Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Male ♂ 16 years old
Management:Free contact
Origin
Born:* 2006-00-00 captive-born
Birth place: in Pinnawala elephant orphanage

Parents: x ♀ Anuradhika
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Pinnawala elephant orphanage, in Sri Lanka

Date of arrival

2006-00-00Pinnawala elephant orphanage
Record history
History of updates2009-07-29: 

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


Charaka is a living Male ♂ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) , located at the Pinnawala elephant orphanage, in Sri Lanka.

Charaka arrived in 2006-00-00 to the Pinnawala elephant orphanage, Charaka lives together with 69 other elephants at the Pinnawala elephant orphanage:

  1. 1. ♀ Amali born 1994-04-16
  2. 2. ♀ Anuradhika born 1993-11-15
  3. 3. ♀ Anusha born 1949
  4. 4. ♂ Asela born 2007?
  5. 5. ♀ Ashokamala born 1998-08-07
  6. 6. ♀ Bharathi born 2007
  7. 7. ⚪ Binuki born 2011
  8. 8. ♂ Buwaneka born 1999-12-07
  9. 9. ♀ Dinuda born 2009-05-24
  10. 10. ⚪ Diula
  11. 11. ⚪ Elvina born 2011
  12. 12. ♂ Haritha
  13. 13. ♂ Isira born 2011
  14. 14. ♂ Jadura born 1966?
  15. 15. ♂ Jayathu
  16. 16. ♂ Kadol born 2011
  17. 17. ♀ Kamani
  18. 18. ♂ Kanaka born 2009-05-24
  19. 19. ♂ Kandula III (Bibile)
  20. 20. ♀ Kiriya III (Kira)
  21. 21. ♀ Komali (Komalee) born 1971
  22. 22. ♂ Kora Aliya
  23. 23. ♀ Kumari born 1965
  24. 24. ♀ Mahaweli (Mahavali) born 1981
  25. 25. ♀ Mathali (Mathalee) born 1970
  26. 26. ♀ Mayuri born 1983
  27. 27. ♂ Meega
  28. 28. ♀ Meena
  29. 29. ♀ Menika born 1989-08-14
  30. 30. ♀ Menika II
  31. 31. ♀ Nandi born 2011
  32. 32. ♂ Nandimithra born 1995-09-27
  33. 33. ♂ Neela born 1964
  34. 34. ♀ Nikini II
  35. 35. ♀ Ninja born 1985
  36. 36. ♀ Noni
  37. 37. ♀ Pali born 2003
  38. 38. ♂ Pandu born 2005-08-00
  39. 39. ♀ Punchi
  40. 40. ♀ Ramiya
  41. 41. ♀ Randivi
  42. 42. ♂ Rangiri born 1989-08-16
  43. 43. ♀ Rejina born 1982
  44. 44. ♀ Sama
  45. 45. ♀ Sama I born 1987-12-18
  46. 46. ♂ Sampath (Sumpath) born 1952
  47. 47. ♀ Sandalee (Sandali)
  48. 48. ♀ Sapumali born 1997
  49. 49. ♀ Shanthi
  50. 50. ♀ Shermi
  51. 51. ♀ Sukumali born 1984-07-05
  52. 52. ♀ Surangie
  53. 53. ♂ Suranimala
  54. 54. ♀ Thammenna
  55. 55. ♀ Thilaka
  56. 56. ⚪ Thilamalai
  57. 57. ⚪ unknown born 2011
  58. 58. ⚪ unknown born 2010
  59. 59. ⚪ unknown born 2011
  60. 60. ⚪ unknown
  61. 61. ⚪ unknown born 2011
  62. 62. ⚪ unknown born 2011
  63. 63. ⚪ unnamed born 2021-09-11
  64. 64. ♂ Unnamed born 2011-07-16
  65. 65. ⚪ Unnamed born 2011-02-17
  66. 66. ♂ unnamed (twin) born 2021-08-31
  67. 67. ♂ unnamed (twin) born 2021-08-31
  68. 68. ♀ Uthpala born 1999-08-06
  69. 69. ♂ Wasamba born 1999-02-09

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Origin


Charaka was born captive-born 2006-00-00 at Pinnawala elephant orphanage.

Parentage


Parents of Charaka are: ♂ (father) and ♀ Anuradhika (mother).

Pedigree


Charakas ancestral Pedigree:
P I II III

Charaka

Sire (f):


Born:

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Born:
Sire fff:
Dame ffm:
Dame fm:


Born:
Sire fmf:
Dame fmm:

Dame m:
Anuradhika

Born: 1993-11-15

Sire mf:
Neela

Born: 1964
Sire mff:
Dame mfm:
Dame mm:
Anuradha

Born: 1982
Sire mmf:
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References

Koehl, Dan, (2021). Charaka, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Pinnawala elephant orphanage in Sri Lanka. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 30 November 2022 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=4760. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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