Janita (Janitha) an Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at Prague Zoo (Zoo Praha)

Janita (Janitha)
ID Number:EEP Number: 200411 - 
Species: Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 16 years old
Management:Free contact
Location:Prague Zoo (Zoo Praha)
ArrivalPrague Zoo (Zoo Praha) 2012-10-07
from Pinnawala elephant orphanage
Born:* 2004-10-17 captive-born
in Pinnawala elephant orphanage
Parents: Jayathu x Mahaweli (Mahavali)
Offspring and year of birth:
  1. (M) 2016-04-05 Maxmi­lian, EEP nr: 201604
  2. (F) 2020-05-09 Lakuna, EEP nr: 202010
Siblings through the father Jayathu:
  1. 2004-09-13(M) Senarath
  2. 2006-07-04(M) Tharindu
  3. 2006-08-23(F) Anjalee (Anjali)
  4. 2006-09-01(F) Namally (Namali)
  5. 2009-05-24(M) Kanaka
Siblings through the mother Mahaweli (Mahavali):
  1. 1999-12-07(M) Buwaneka
Janita (Janitha)s pedigree:
P I II III

Janita (Janitha)

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Jayathu

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Indi
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Mahaweli (Mahavali)

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Document updated2012-10-06:�transfer
2014-03-29:�alt spelling of name
2016-01-03: eep nr

Reference list

Koehl, D., (2020). Janita (Janitha), an Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at Prague Zoo (Zoo Praha) in Czech Republic. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 23 September 2020 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=4775. (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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