Vanitha (Vanita) an Asian elephant at Bannerghatta Biological Park Zoo


♀ Vanitha (Vanita)

Identification

Local id Number 5
Karnataka database94

Description

Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 37 years old
Management:Free contact
Origin
Born:* 1984-00-00 captive-born
Birth place: in Bannerghatta Biological Park Zoo

Parents: Vanaraja (Vanaraj) x ♀ Suvarna
Offspring
Total: 4 babies

1. Born unknown

2. Born 1999-02-02 Veda Local id: 7

3. Born 2003-11-22 Nisarga Local id: 8

4. Born 2008 Rupa Local id: 9
Locations
Present / last location:Bannerghatta Biological Park Zoo, in India

Date of Arrival
(Presently sometimes errors!)

1984-00-00Bannerghatta Biological Park Zoo

Document updated2016-12-09: DCEMK_nr
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Vanitha (Vanita) is a living Female ♀ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), located at Bannerghatta Biological Park Zoo, in India.

Vanitha (Vanita) arrived Bannerghatta Biological Park Zoo 1984-00-00, relocated from , in .

In Bannerghatta Biological Park Zoo, Vanitha (Vanita) lives together with 22 other elephants with records in this database: (detailed list)

  1. Baby born 1953
  2. ,
  3. Barkha born 1958
  4. ,
  5. Gajendra born 2009-08-03
  6. ,
  7. Gayathri born 1961
  8. ,
  9. Lilly born 1967
  10. ,
  11. Maya
  12. ,
  13. Munniya born 1973
  14. ,
  15. Nisarga born 2003-11-22
  16. ,
  17. Rupa born 2008
  18. ,
  19. Samapath born 2014-02-00
  20. ,
  21. Sudha born 2020-08-17
  22. ,
  23. Sundar born 1999?
  24. ,
  25. Suvarna born 1990
  26. ,
  27. Tulsi born 2021-01-30
  28. ,
  29. unknown born 2016
  30. ,
  31. Unknown born 2015-06-20
  32. ,
  33. unknown born 2020-08-01
  34. ,
  35. unknown born 2017-09-22
  36. ,
  37. Unnamed born 2011-02-22
  38. ,
  39. Vanaraja (Vanaraj) born 1968
  40. ,
  41. Vanashree born 2007-01-29
  42. ,
  43. Veda born 1999-02-02
  44. , (see detailed list).

Offspring


  1. (F) unknown
  2. (F) 1999-02-02 Veda Local id: 7
  3. (F) 2003-11-22 Nisarga Local id: 8
  4. (F) 2008 Rupa Local id: 9

Origin


Vanitha (Vanita) was born captive-born 1984-00-00 at Bannerghatta Biological Park Zoo.

Parentage


Parents of Vanitha (Vanita) are: ♂ Vanaraja (Vanaraj) (father) and ♀ Suvarna (mother).


Siblings through the father Vanaraja (Vanaraj):

  1. (F) Shiva
  2. 2007-01-29(F) Vanashree

Siblings through the mother Suvarna:

  1. (F) Shiva
  2. (F) Gokula
  3. 2007-01-29(F) Vanashree
  4. 2009-08-03(M) Gajendra
  5. 2015-06-20(unknown) Unknown
  6. 2017-09-22(M) unknown
  7. 2020-08-17(F) Sudha

Pedigree


Vanitha (Vanita)s pedigree:
P I II III

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Comments / pictures

karnataka database claim her birth year was 1976



Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2021). Vanitha (Vanita), an Asian elephant at Bannerghatta Biological Park Zoo in India. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 10 April 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=5370. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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