Wasamba an Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at Pinnawala elephant orphanage

Wasamba
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Species: Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Male ♂ 21 years old
Management:Free contact
Location:Pinnawala elephant orphanage
ArrivalPinnawala elephant orphanage 1999-02-09
Born:* 1999-02-09 captive-born
in Pinnawala elephant orphanage
Parents: Neela x Anuradha
Offspring, year of birth, year of death:

    Total: 1 babies

  1. (M) 2011-07-16 notnamed
Siblings through the father Neela:
  1. 1989-08-14(F) Menika
  2. 1993-11-15(F) Anuradhika
  3. 1994-04-10(M) Aruna
  4. 1995-09-27(M) Nandimithra
  5. 1995-10-27(M) Isuru
  6. 1997-02-07(M) Arjuna (Kandula VI)
  7. 1998-01-29(M) Salia (Saliya)
  8. 1998-08-07(F) Ashokamala
  9. 1999-08-06(F) Uthpala
  10. 2000-06-04(M) Pinnawala
  11. 2001-06-23(M) Migara
  12. 2001-10-11(F) Anula (Anura)
  13. 2003(F) Pali
  14. 2007(F) Bharathi
Siblings through the mother Anuradha:
  1. 1993-11-15(F) Anuradhika
  2. 2007?(M) Asela
Wasambas pedigree:
P I II III

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Document updated2012-01-28: 

Reference list

Koehl, D., (2020). Wasamba, an Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at Pinnawala elephant orphanage in Sri Lanka. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 21 October 2020 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=4774. (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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