Neelagiri
Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at
Pinnawala elephant orphanage in Sri Lanka

dead elephant ☨ ♂ Neelagiri  dead elephant

Identification


Description

Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Male ♂
Origin
Born:* unknown
Birth place:
Death
Dead: 2011-01-17
Death reason: unknown: died of wounds from mahouts hooks
Offspring
Total: 5 babies

1. Born 2004-03-22
(dead † 2004-04-22)
stillborn

2. Born 2004-05-10 Kosala (Kosara)

3. Born 2004-08-23 Sugala

4. Born 2005-08-23 Tamara EEP id: 200517

5. Born 2006-06-09 Wishwa
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Pinnawala elephant orphanage, in Sri Lanka

Date of arrival

1986-00-00Pinnawala elephant orphanage
from Lahugala Elephant Sanctuary

Record history
History of updates2012-01-30: 

Latest document update2020-10-18 06:25:24
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Biography

† Neelagiri is a dead Male ♂ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), , who died 2011-01-17 at Pinnawala elephant orphanage, in Sri Lanka, . Official death reason described as died of wounds from mahouts hooks.

Offspring


Total: 5 babies

  1. (M) 2004-03-22 -- † 2004-04-22 stillborn
  2. (M) 2004-05-10 Kosala (Kosara)
  3. (F) 2004-08-23 Sugala
  4. (F) 2005-08-23 Tamara EEP id: 200517
  5. (M) 2006-06-09 Wishwa

Origin


Neelagiri was born unknown .


Comments / pictures

Neela was brought to Pinnawala from Lahugala in 1986.

Reference list

References

Koehl, Dan, (2021). Neelagiri, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Pinnawala elephant orphanage in Sri Lanka. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 29 November 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=7689. (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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