Tharindu an Asian elephant at Kataragama Kiri Vehera Dewalaya

Tharindu
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Species: Asian elephant
Sex and age:Male ♂ 14 years old
Management:Free contact
Location:Kataragama Kiri Vehera Dewalaya
ArrivalKataragama Kiri Vehera Dewalaya
from Pinnawala elephant orphanage
Born:* 2006-07-04 captive-born
in Pinnawala elephant orphanage
Parents: Jayathu x Sama I
Siblings through the father Jayathu:
  1. 2004-09-13(M) Senarath
  2. 2004-10-17(F) Janita (Janitha)
  3. 2006-08-23(F) Anjalee (Anjali)
  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)
Tharindus pedigree:
P I II III

Tharindu

Sire:
Jayathu

Sire:
Raja
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Dame:
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Indi
Sire:
Dame:

Dame:
Sama I

Sire:
Vijaya
Sire:
Dame:
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Mathali (Mathalee)
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Document updated2012-01-31: transfered

Reference list

Koehl, D., (2020). Tharindu, an Asian at Kataragama Kiri Vehera Dewalaya in Sri Lanka. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 29 October 2020 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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