Present living elephants at Pinnawala elephant orphanage in Sri Lanka

This database list 70 elephants

NameSpecies
Sex
OriginAgeBirthParentsArrivalArrival from location
notnamed
EM
9 years2011-02-17 x 2011-02-17
unknown
EM
9 years2011 x 2011-00-00
unknown
EM
9 years2011 x 2011-00-00
unknown
EM
9 years2011 x 2011-00-00
unknown
EM
9 years2011 x 2011-00-00
unknown
EM
9 years2011 x 2011-00-00
unknown
EM
9 years2011 x 2011-00-00
unknown
EM
10 years2010 x 2010-12-00
Thilamalai
EM
x Uda Walawe Elephant Transit Home Udawalawa Eth Athuru Sewana
unknown
EM
x
Nandi
EM
F
9 years2011 x 2011-00-00
Dinuda
EM
F
11 years2009-05-24 x Sandalee (Sandali)2009-05-24
Bharathi
EM
F
13 years2007Neela x Amali2007-00-00
Mihiri
EM
F
15 years2005 x Menika2005-00-00
Pali
EM
F
17 years2003Neela x Ranmali (Ranmalee)2003-00-00
Uthpala
EM
F
21 years1999-08-06Neela x Rejina (Rajina)1999-08-06
Ashokamala
EM
F
22 years1998-08-07Neela x Komali (Komalee)Sri Lanka National Zoological Gardens (Dehiwela Zoo)
Sapumali
EM
F
23 years1997 x
Amali
EM
F
26 years1994-04-16Vijaya x Mathali (Mathalee)1994-04-16
Anuradhika
EM
F
27 years1993-11-15Neela x Anuradha1993-11-15
Menika
EM
F
31 years1989-08-14Neela x Komali (Komalee)1989-08-14
Sama I
(Local id: 2)
EM
F
33 years1987-12-18Vijaya x Mathali (Mathalee)1987-12-18
Ninja
EM
F
35 years1985 x
Sukumali
(Local id: 1)
EM
F
36 years1984-07-05Vijaya x Kumari1984-07-05
Mayuri
EM
F
37 years1983 x
Rejina (Rajina)
EM
F
38 years1982 x
Mahaweli (Mahavali)
EM
F
39 years1981 x
Komali (Komalee)
EM
F
49 years1971 x 1975-01-00Sri Lanka National Zoological Gardens (Dehiwela Zoo)
Mathali (Mathalee)
EM
F
50 years1970 x 1975-01-00Sri Lanka National Zoological Gardens (Dehiwela Zoo)
Kumari
EM
F
55 years1965 x 1975-01-00Sri Lanka National Zoological Gardens (Dehiwela Zoo)
Anusha
EM
F
71 years1949 x 1986-00-00Sri Lanka National Zoological Gardens (Dehiwela Zoo)
Sama
EM
F
x 1995-00-00
Shermi
EM
F
x
Menika II
EM
F
x 2007-00-00Sri Lanka National Zoological Gardens (Dehiwela Zoo)
Kiriya III (Kira)
EM
F
x Uda Walawe Elephant Transit Home Udawalawa Eth Athuru Sewana
Noni
EM
F
x
Thammenna
EM
F
x
Sandalee (Sandali)
EM
F
x
Nikini II
EM
F
x
Ramiya
EM
F
x
Kamani
EM
F
x
Thilaka
EM
F
x
Randivi
EM
F
x
Shanthi
EM
F
x
Surangie (Suranganee)
EM
F
x 1997-00-00
Meena
EM
F
x
Punchi
EM
F
x
notnamed
EM
M
9 years2011-07-16Wasamba x Thilaka2011-07-16
Kadol
EM
M
9 years2011 x 2011-00-00
Isira
EM
M
9 years2011 x 2011-00-00
Kanaka
(Local id: 50)
EM
M
11 years2009-05-24Jayathu x Surangie (Suranganee)2009-05-24
Udara
EM
M
11 years2009-04-04 x Uthpala2009-04-04
Asela
EM
M
13 years2007? x Anuradha
Charaka
EM
M
14 years2006-00-00 x Anuradhika2006-00-00
Pandu
EM
M
15 years2005-08-00 x 2005-09-00
Mahasen
EM
M
16 years2004-11-26 x Kamani2004-11-26
Buwaneka
EM
M
21 years1999-12-07Jadura x Mahaweli (Mahavali)1999-12-07
Wasamba
EM
M
21 years1999-02-09Neela x Anuradha1999-02-09
Nandimithra
EM
M
25 years1995-09-27Neela x Rejina (Rajina)1995-09-27
Rangiri
EM
M
31 years1989-08-16Vijaya x Anusha1989-08-16
Jadura
EM
M
54 years1966? x
Neela
EM
M
56 years1964 x 1975-00-00Sri Lanka National Zoological Gardens (Dehiwela Zoo)
Sampath (Sumpath)
EM
M
68 years1952 x Sri Lanka National Zoological Gardens (Dehiwela Zoo)
Kandula III (Bibile)
EM
M
x Panagoda army camp
Jayathu
EM
M
Raja x IndiSri Lanka National Zoological Gardens (Dehiwela Zoo)
Kora Aliya
EM
M
x 2012-10-20
Haritha
EM
M
x
Meega
EM
M
x
Suranimala
EM
M
x
Diula
EM
unknown
x


Source for the list of elephants presently living at Pinnawala elephant orphanage

Reference list

Facts about present living elephants at Pinnawala elephant orphanage in Sri Lanka at Pinnawala elephant orphanage in Sri Lanka, Elephant Encyclopedia, Koehl, D. (2020), available online retrieved 24 September 2020 at https://www.elephant.se/location2.php?location_id=43 (archived at the Wayback machine)

Sources used for this list:

Latest updateName of elephantSource (if it is a website, the target website will open in new window)
2018-05-17 Sapumali:
  • https://www.researchgate.net/publication/228378716_Captive_Breeding_of_Elephants_at_Pinnawala_Elephant_Orphanage_in_Sri_Lanka">Captive Breeding of Elephants at Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage in Sri Lanka, by Chandana Rajapaksa, University of Peradeniya
  • 2018-05-17 Kadol:
  • http://www.asianelephant.net/" Jonas Livet, France

  • http://www.island.lk/index.php?page_cat=article-details&page=article-details&code_title=126765

  • 2018-05-17 Mahasen:
  • Sanjaya Kumara Ratnayake, assistant curator, Pinnawala elephant orphanage

  • https://www.researchgate.net/publication/228378716_Captive_Breeding_of_Elephants_at_Pinnawala_Elephant_Orphanage_in_Sri_Lanka">Captive Breeding of Elephants at Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage in Sri Lanka, by Chandana Rajapaksa, University of Peradeniya

  • 2018-05-17 Nandi:
  • http://www.sundayobserver.lk/2012/01/08/new22.asp

  • https://bdnews24.com/wildlife/2017/04/05/sri-lankan-court-case-against-gifting-elephant-to-new-zealand-shifts-focus-to-conservation

  • http://www.newshub.co.nz/home/new-zealand/2016/09/elephant-nandi-stuck-in-sri-lanka.html
  • 2018-05-17 Isira:
  • http://www.sundayobserver.lk/2012/01/08/new22.asp

  • http://www.island.lk/index.php?page_cat=article-details&page=article-details&code_title=126765
  • 2018-05-17 Asela:
  • https://www.researchgate.net/publication/228378716_Captive_Breeding_of_Elephants_at_Pinnawala_Elephant_Orphanage_in_Sri_Lanka">Captive Breeding of Elephants at Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage in Sri Lanka, by Chandana Rajapaksa, University of Peradeniya

  • 2018-05-17 Randivi:
  • K.G. Sumanabanda, 2011
  • 2018-05-17 Diula:
  • K.G. Sumanabanda, 2011
  • 2012-10-21 Kora Aliya:
  • http://www.dailymirror.lk/caption-story/22845-kora-aliya-tranquilized.html
  • 2012-04-16 Sampath (Sumpath):
  • Wayne Jackson, Canada. (Text and picture)
  • 2012-02-09 Ashokamala:
  • Sanjaya Kumara Ratnayake, assistant curator, Pinnawala elephant orphanage.

  • Geburt und Jugendendwicklung von Asiatischen Elefanten -Beoabachtungen aus der Pinnawela Elephant Sanctuary von Sri Lanka, Zeitschrift des Kölner Zoos, nr 2 1999, by Fred Kurt, Birgit Dastig, Sandra Petzhold, Julia Rastelli, Judith Schmelz, Verena Tragau
  • 2012-02-01 Sukumali:
  • Geburt und Jugendendwicklung von Asiatischen Elefanten -Beoabachtungen aus der Pinnawela Elephant Sanctuary von Sri Lanka, Zeitschrift des Kölner Zoos, nr 2 1999, by Fred Kurt, Birgit Dastig, Sandra Petzhold, Julia Rastelli, Judith Schmelz, Verena Tragau
  • 2012-02-01 Sama I:
  • Sanjaya Kumara Ratnayake, assistant curator, Pinnawala elephant orphanage.

  • Geburt und Jugendendwicklung von Asiatischen Elefanten -Beoabachtungen aus der Pinnawela Elephant Sanctuary von Sri Lanka, Zeitschrift des Kölner Zoos, nr 2 1999, by Fred Kurt, Birgit Dastig, Sandra Petzhold, Julia Rastelli, Judith Schmelz, Verena Tragau
  • 2012-02-01 Kanaka:
  • http://www.sundaytimes.lk/090628/Plus/sundaytimesplus_02.html
  • 2012-01-30 Menika:
  • Sanjaya Kumara Ratnayake, assistant curator, Pinnawala elephant orphanage.

  • Geburt und Jugendendwicklung von Asiatischen Elefanten -Beoabachtungen aus der Pinnawela Elephant Sanctuary von Sri Lanka, Zeitschrift des Kölner Zoos, nr 2 1999, by Fred Kurt, Birgit Dastig, Sandra Petzhold, Julia Rastelli, Judith Schmelz, Verena Tragau
  • 2012-01-30 Neela:
  • Sanjaya Kumara Ratnayake, assistant curator, Pinnawala elephant orphanage.
  • 2012-01-30 Rangiri:
  • Sanjaya Kumara Ratnayake, assistant curator, Pinnawala elephant orphanage.

  • Geburt und Jugendendwicklung von Asiatischen Elefanten -Beoabachtungen aus der Pinnawela Elephant Sanctuary von Sri Lanka, Zeitschrift des Kölner Zoos, nr 2 1999, by Fred Kurt, Birgit Dastig, Sandra Petzhold, Julia Rastelli, Judith Schmelz, Verena Tragau
  • 2012-01-30 Nandimithra:
  • Sanjaya Kumara Ratnayake, assistant curator, Pinnawala elephant orphanage.

  • Geburt und Jugendendwicklung von Asiatischen Elefanten -Beoabachtungen aus der Pinnawela Elephant Sanctuary von Sri Lanka, Zeitschrift des Kölner Zoos, nr 2 1999, by Fred Kurt, Birgit Dastig, Sandra Petzhold, Julia Rastelli, Judith Schmelz, Verena Tragau
  • 2012-01-30 Anuradhika:
  • Sanjaya Kumara Ratnayake, assistant curator, Pinnawala elephant orphanage.

  • Geburt und Jugendendwicklung von Asiatischen Elefanten -Beoabachtungen aus der Pinnawela Elephant Sanctuary von Sri Lanka, Zeitschrift des Kölner Zoos, nr 2 1999, by Fred Kurt, Birgit Dastig, Sandra Petzhold, Julia Rastelli, Judith Schmelz, Verena Tragau
  • 2012-01-30 Amali:
  • Sanjaya Kumara Ratnayake, assistant curator, Pinnawala elephant orphanage.

  • Geburt und Jugendendwicklung von Asiatischen Elefanten -Beoabachtungen aus der Pinnawela Elephant Sanctuary von Sri Lanka, Zeitschrift des Kölner Zoos, nr 2 1999, by Fred Kurt, Birgit Dastig, Sandra Petzhold, Julia Rastelli, Judith Schmelz, Verena Tragau
  • 2012-01-30 unknown:
  • http://www.sundayobserver.lk/2012/01/08/new22.asp
  • 2012-01-30 Jadura:
  • Sanjaya Kumara Ratnayake, assistant curator, Pinnawala elephant orphanage.
  • 2012-01-30 Kandula III (Bibile):
  • Sanjaya Kumara Ratnayake, assistant curator, Pinnawala elephant orphanage.
  • 2012-01-30 Haritha:
  • http://www.thesundayleader.lk/2011/06/05/pinnawala-elephants-to-be-given-away/
  • 2012-01-29 Uthpala:
  • Sanjaya Kumara Ratnayake, assistant curator, Pinnawala elephant orphanage.
  • 2012-01-29 Buwaneka:
  • Sanjaya Kumara Ratnayake, assistant curator, Pinnawala elephant orphanage.
  • 2012-01-29 Jayathu:
  • Sanjaya Kumara Ratnayake, assistant curator, Pinnawala elephant orphanage.
  • 2012-01-29 notnamed:
  • Sanjaya Kumara Ratnayake, assistant curator, Pinnawala elephant orphanage.
  • 2012-01-28 Wasamba:
  • Sanjaya Kumara Ratnayake, assistant curator, Pinnawala elephant orphanage.
  • 2012-01-27 Suranimala:
  • http://www.elephant-news.com/index.php?id=3128">Pinnawela's 'Suranimala' creates a surprise for visitors
  • 2012-01-18 unknown:
  • http://www.sundayobserver.lk/2012/01/08/new22.asp
  • 2012-01-18 unknown:
  • http://www.sundayobserver.lk/2012/01/08/new22.asp
  • 2012-01-18 unknown:
  • http://www.sundayobserver.lk/2012/01/08/new22.asp
  • 2012-01-18 unknown:
  • http://www.sundayobserver.lk/2012/01/08/new22.asp
  • 2012-01-18 unknown:
  • http://www.sundayobserver.lk/2012/01/08/new22.asp
  • 2012-01-18 unknown:
  • http://www.sundayobserver.lk/2012/01/08/new22.asp
  • 2011-12-30 Komali (Komalee):
  • Geburt und Jugendendwicklung von Asiatischen Elefanten -Beoabachtungen aus der Pinnawela Elephant Sanctuary von Sri Lanka, Zeitschrift des Kölner Zoos, nr 2 1999, by Fred Kurt, Birgit Dastig, Sandra Petzhold, Julia Rastelli, Judith Schmelz, Verena Tragau
  • 2011-12-30 Kumari:
  • Geburt und Jugendendwicklung von Asiatischen Elefanten -Beoabachtungen aus der Pinnawela Elephant Sanctuary von Sri Lanka, Zeitschrift des Kölner Zoos, nr 2 1999, by Fred Kurt, Birgit Dastig, Sandra Petzhold, Julia Rastelli, Judith Schmelz, Verena Tragau
  • 2011-12-30 Mathali (Mathalee):
  • Geburt und Jugendendwicklung von Asiatischen Elefanten -Beoabachtungen aus der Pinnawela Elephant Sanctuary von Sri Lanka, Zeitschrift des Kölner Zoos, nr 2 1999, by Fred Kurt, Birgit Dastig, Sandra Petzhold, Julia Rastelli, Judith Schmelz, Verena Tragau
  • 2011-03-17 Mihiri:
  • http://www.dailynews.lk/2011/03/18/news42.asp
  • 2011-03-12 notnamed:
  • http://print.dailymirror.lk/news/news/36052.html
  • 2010-09-08 Mahaweli (Mahavali):
  • Wayne Jackson, Canada
  • Geburt und Jugendendwicklung von Asiatischen Elefanten -Beoabachtungen aus der Pinnawela Elephant Sanctuary von Sri Lanka, Zeitschrift des Kölner Zoos, nr 2 1999, by Fred Kurt, Birgit Dastig, Sandra Petzhold, Julia Rastelli, Judith Schmelz, Verena Tragau
  • 2010-09-08 Rejina (Rajina):
  • Wayne jackson, Canada
  • Geburt und Jugendendwicklung von Asiatischen Elefanten -Beoabachtungen aus der Pinnawela Elephant Sanctuary von Sri Lanka, Zeitschrift des Kölner Zoos, nr 2 1999, by Fred Kurt, Birgit Dastig, Sandra Petzhold, Julia Rastelli, Judith Schmelz, Verena Tragau
  • 2010-09-07 Anusha:
  • Wayne Jackson, Canada
  • Geburt und Jugendendwicklung von Asiatischen Elefanten -Beoabachtungen aus der Pinnawela Elephant Sanctuary von Sri Lanka, Zeitschrift des Kölner Zoos, nr 2 1999, by Fred Kurt, Birgit Dastig, Sandra Petzhold, Julia Rastelli, Judith Schmelz, Verena Tragau
  • 2010-08-31 Mayuri:
  • Geburt und Jugendendwicklung von Asiatischen Elefanten -Beoabachtungen aus der Pinnawela Elephant Sanctuary von Sri Lanka, Zeitschrift des Kölner Zoos, nr 2 1999, by Fred Kurt, Birgit Dastig, Sandra Petzhold, Julia Rastelli, Judith Schmelz, Verena Tragau
  • 2008-09-11 Ninja:
  • Geburt und Jugendendwicklung von Asiatischen Elefanten -Beoabachtungen aus der Pinnawela Elephant Sanctuary von Sri Lanka, Zeitschrift des Kölner Zoos, nr 2 1999, by Fred Kurt, Birgit Dastig, Sandra Petzhold, Julia Rastelli, Judith Schmelz, Verena Tragau


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