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

dead elephant ☨ ♂ Vikum  dead elephant

Identification


Description

Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Male ♂ 2 years old
Origin
Born:* 1989-07-11 captive-born
Birth place: in Pinnawala elephant orphanage

Parents: x ♀ Kumari
Death
Dead: 1991-05-18
Death reason: unknown:
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Pinnawala elephant orphanage, in Sri Lanka

Date of arrival

1989-07-11Pinnawala elephant orphanage
Record history
History of updates2012-01-29: dead

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

† Vikum is a dead Male ♂ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), , who died 1991-05-18 at Pinnawala elephant orphanage, in Sri Lanka, .

Origin


Vikum was born captive-born 1989-07-11 at Pinnawala elephant orphanage.

Parentage


Parents of Vikum are: ♂ (father) and ♀ Kumari (mother).

Siblings through the mother Kumari:

  1. 1984-07-05(F) Sukumali
  2. 1993-07-01(M) Esala
  3. 2005 - † 2018-08-05 (M) Gajaba

Pedigree


Vikums ancestral Pedigree:
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Reference list

References

Koehl, Dan, (2021). Vikum, 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=4768. (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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Categories1991 deaths | 1989 births | With Pedigree | Elephants from Pinnawala elephant orphanage | Sri Lanka | Asian elephants


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