Indi
Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at
Sri Lanka National Zoological Gardens (Dehiwela Zoo) in Sri Lanka

♀ Indi
Indi and late Dehivela Zoo director Lyn de Alwis, 1984. Photo © Wayne Jackson, Canada.
Indi and late Dehivela Zoo director Lyn de Alwis, 1984. Photo © Wayne Jackson, Canada.

Identification


Description

Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 43 years old
Management:Free contact
Origin
Born:* 1978 wild
Birth place:
Offspring
Total: 1 babies

1. Born Jayathu
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Sri Lanka National Zoological Gardens (Dehiwela Zoo), in Sri Lanka

Date of arrival

1980-00-00Sri Lanka National Zoological Gardens (Dehiwela Zoo)
from Bentota Tourist Complex elephant orphanage

Record history
History of updates2012-01-31: 

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Biography

Location


Indi is a living Female ♀ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) , located at the Sri Lanka National Zoological Gardens (Dehiwela Zoo), in Sri Lanka.

Indi arrived in 1980-00-00 to the Sri Lanka National Zoological Gardens (Dehiwela Zoo), relocated from the Bentota Tourist Complex elephant orphanage, in Sri Lanka.

Indi lives together with 6 other elephants at the Sri Lanka National Zoological Gardens (Dehiwela Zoo):
  1. Bandula (Bandoola) born 1949
  2. Devi
  3. Kema (Khema) born 2001
  4. Madhavi born 2005
  5. Namalee
  6. Trinki born 2011-03-17


See also a more detailed list with the elephants arrival dates etc.

Offspring


  1. (M) Jayathu

Origin


Indi was born wild 1978.


Comments / pictures

from Polonnaruwa.

Reference list

References

Koehl, Dan, (2021). Indi, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Sri Lanka National Zoological Gardens (Dehiwela Zoo) in Sri Lanka. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 19 October 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=5757. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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