Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at
Lunugamvehera National park in Sri Lanka

♀ Rani



Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 18 years old
Management:Wild elephant
Born:* 2004 wild
Birth place: in Sri Lanka unspecified location
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Lunugamvehera National park, in Sri Lanka

Date of arrival

2010-03-23Lunugamvehera National park
from Uda Walawe Elephant Transit Home

Record history
History of updates
2021-09-26: Born in Sri Lanka

Latest document update2021-09-26 03:21:43
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Rani is a living Female ♀ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) , located at the Lunugamvehera National park, in Sri Lanka.

Rani arrived in 2010-03-23 to the Lunugamvehera National park, relocated from the Uda Walawe Elephant Transit Home, in Sri Lanka.

Rani lives together with 4 other elephants at the Lunugamvehera National park:
  1. Kubuk
  2. Olee born 2005
  3. Piccasso born 2005
  4. Toledo born 2005
and possibly other wild elephants which have no record in this database
detailed list with arrival dates etc.


Rani was born wild 2004 at Sri Lanka unspecified location.

Comments / pictures

Was found at war-hit Thirukkovil.

Reference list


Koehl, Dan, (2021). Rani, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Lunugamvehera National park in Sri Lanka. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 4 July 2022 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=5742. (archived at the Wayback machine)

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Categories2004 births | Born in Sri Lanka | Elephants from Lunugamvehera National park | Sri Lanka | Asian elephants

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