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


⚪ Trinki
Menika with the baby elephant. Photo: © DailyNews.lk
Menika with the baby elephant. Photo: © DailyNews.lk

Alternative name:Trinky

Identification


Description

Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:unknown 10 years old
Management:Free contact
Origin
Born:* 2011-03-17 captive-born , number 59
Birth place: in Pinnawala elephant orphanage

Parents: x ♀ Menika
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Sri Lanka National Zoological Gardens (Dehiwela Zoo), in Sri Lanka

Date of arrival

2013-00-00Sri Lanka National Zoological Gardens (Dehiwela Zoo)
from Pinnawala elephant orphanage

Record history
History of updates2011-03-17: New elephant RE
2018-05-17: relocated to Dehiwela?
2018-11-04: alt name spelling
2020-11-15: Birth nr 59 added

Latest document update2020-11-15 13:18:34
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Description

Location


Trinki is a living an elephant with unknown sex, an Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) , located at Sri Lanka National Zoological Gardens (Dehiwela Zoo), in Sri Lanka.

Trinki arrived Sri Lanka National Zoological Gardens (Dehiwela Zoo) 2013-00-00, relocated from Pinnawala elephant orphanage, in Sri Lanka.

In Sri Lanka National Zoological Gardens (Dehiwela Zoo), Trinki lives together with 6 other elephants with records as alive in this database:

  1. Bandula (Bandoola) born 1949
  2. ,   
  3. Devi
  4. ,   
  5. Indi born 1978
  6. ,   
  7. Kema (Khema) born 2001
  8. ,   
  9. Madhavi born 2005
  10. ,   
  11. Namalee
  12. ,   
    See also a more detailed list with the elephants arrival dates etc.

Origin


Trinki was born captive-born as birth number 59 2011-03-17 at Pinnawala elephant orphanage.

Parentage


Parents of Trinki are: ♂ (father) and ♀ Menika (mother).


Siblings through the mother Menika:

  1. 2001-06-23(M) Migara
  2. 2005(F) Mihiri

Pedigree


Trinkis ancestral Pedigree:
P I II III

Trinki

Sire:


Born:

Sire:


Born:
Sire:
Dame:
Dame:


Born:
Sire:
Dame:

Dame:
Menika

Born: 1989-08-14

Sire:
Neela

Born: 1964
Sire:
Dame:
Dame:
Komali (Komalee)

Born: 1971
Sire:
Dame:


Comments / pictures

2011: The new calf was the fourth for mother Menika, the 59th birth for the Pinnawela Elephant Orphanage total and the ninth birth for the facility in March 2010. Its arrival brought the Orphanage's total number of elephants to 91.

2013: Gagana and Trinky, born on 05. 03. 2011 and 17. 03. 2011, at the Pinnawala Orphanage on August 08 and 09, on the grounds the pair was an offering to the Dehiwala Zoological Gardens for public display



Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2021). Trinki, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Sri Lanka National Zoological Gardens (Dehiwela Zoo) in Sri Lanka. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 17 September 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=6821. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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