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


♀ Janita (Janitha)
Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 17 years old
Id numberEEP Number: 200411
Management:Free contact
Origin
Born:* 2004-10-17 captive-born
Birth place: in Pinnawala elephant orphanage

Parents: Jayathu x ♀ Mahaweli (Mahavali)
Imported:2012
Offspring
Total: 2 babies

1. Born 2016-04-05 Maxmi­lian EEP id: 201604

2. Born 2020-05-09 Lakuna EEP id: 202010
Locations
Present / last location:Prague Zoo (Zoo Praha), in Czech Republic

Date of Arrival
(Presently sometimes errors!)

2012-10-07Prague Zoo (Zoo Praha)
from Pinnawala elephant orphanage

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2016-01-03: eep nr
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Janita (Janitha) is a Female ♀ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), living in Prague Zoo (Zoo Praha), in Czech Republic.

Janita (Janitha) arrived in Prague Zoo (Zoo Praha) 2012-10-07, relocated from Pinnawala elephant orphanage, in Sri Lanka.

In Prague Zoo (Zoo Praha), Janita (Janitha) lives together with 8 other elephants with records in this database: (detailed list)

  1. Amalee born 2020-03-27
  2. ,
  3. Ankhor (Angkor) born 1983-00-00
  4. ,
  5. Gulab born 1959
  6. ,
  7. Lakuna born 2020-05-09
  8. ,
  9. Maxmi­lian born 2016-04-05
  10. ,
  11. Rudolf born 2016-10-07
  12. ,
  13. Shanti born 1976
  14. ,
  15. Tamara (Thamara) born 2005-08-23
  16. , (see detailed list).

Offspring


  1. (M) 2016-04-05 Maxmi­lian EEP id: 201604
  2. (F) 2020-05-09 Lakuna EEP id: 202010

Origin


Janita (Janitha) was born captive-born 2004-10-17 at Pinnawala elephant orphanage. and imported 2012

Parentage


Parents of Janita (Janitha) are: ♂ Jayathu (father) and ♀ Mahaweli (Mahavali) (mother).


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

Pedigree


Janita (Janitha)s pedigree:
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Mahaweli (Mahavali)

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Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2020). Janita (Janitha), an Asian at Prague Zoo (Zoo Praha) in Czech Republic. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 18 January 2021 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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    This document was updated: 2020-10-19 03:28:01


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