Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Tharindu at Kataragama Kiri Vehera Dewalaya

♂ Tharindu

Identification


Description

Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Male ♂ 15 years old
Management:Free contact
Origin
Born:* 2006-07-04 captive-born
Birth place: in Pinnawala elephant orphanage

Parents: Jayathu x ♀ Sama I
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Kataragama Kiri Vehera Dewalaya, in Sri Lanka

Date of arrival

Kataragama Kiri Vehera Dewalaya
from Pinnawala elephant orphanage

Record history
History of updates2012-01-31: transfered

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

Location


Tharindu is a living Male ♂ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) , located at Kataragama Kiri Vehera Dewalaya, in Sri Lanka.

Tharindu arrived Kataragama Kiri Vehera Dewalaya unknown date, relocated from Pinnawala elephant orphanage, in Sri Lanka.

In Kataragama Kiri Vehera Dewalaya, Tharindu lives together with 2 other elephants with records as alive in this database:

  1. Kataragama Vasana born 1970
  2. ,   
  3. Salia (Saliya) born 1998-01-29
  4. ,   
    See also a more detailed list with the elephants arrival dates etc.

Origin


Tharindu was born captive-born 2006-07-04 at Pinnawala elephant orphanage.

Parentage


Parents of Tharindu are: ♂ Jayathu (father) and ♀ Sama I (mother).


Siblings through the father Jayathu:

  1. 2004-09-13(M) Senarath
  2. 2004-10-17(F) Janita
  3. 2006-08-23(F) Anjalee
  4. 2006-09-01(F) Namally (Namali)
  5. 2009-05-24(M) Kanaka

Siblings through the mother Sama I:

  1. 2001-10-11(F) Anula (Anura)

Pedigree


Tharindus ancestral Pedigree:
P I II III

Tharindu

Sire:
Jayathu

Born:

Sire:
Raja

Born:
Sire:
Dame:
Dame:
Indi

Born: 1978
Sire:
Dame:

Dame:
Sama I

Born: 1987-12-18

Sire:
Vijaya

Born: 1963
Dead: 1999-09-11
Sire:
Dame:
Dame:
Mathali (Mathalee)

Born: 1970
Dead: 1999-09-11
Sire:
Dame:



Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2021). Tharindu, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Kataragama Kiri Vehera Dewalaya in Sri Lanka. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 20 September 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=4763. (archived at the Wayback machine)


Sources used for this article is among others:

  • Sanjaya Kumara Ratnayake, assistant curator, Pinnawala elephant orphanage.

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