Captive born elephants at Pinnawala elephant orphanage in Sri Lanka

NameSpecies
Sex
OriginAgeBirthDeath dateParentsArrivalPresent or last Location
notnamed
EM
M
9 years2011-07-16Wasamba x ThilakaPinnawala elephant orphanage
Trinki
(Local id: 59)
EM
unknown
9 years2011-03-17 x MenikaSri Lanka National Zoological Gardens (Dehiwela Zoo)
Gagana
EM
M
9 years2011-03-05 x Kandy Sri Dalada Maligawa Temple of the Tooth
notnamed
EM
9 years2011-02-17 x Pinnawala elephant orphanage
+ noname
EM
< 1 9 years2011-02-162011-02-16 x Pinnawala elephant orphanage
+ unknown
EM
< 1 9 years2011-01-162011-08-09 x LasandaPinnawala elephant orphanage
Kadol
EM
M
9 years2011 x Pinnawala elephant orphanage
unknown
EM
9 years2011 x Pinnawala elephant orphanage
Nandi
EM
F
9 years2011 x Pinnawala elephant orphanage
unknown
EM
9 years2011 x Pinnawala elephant orphanage
unknown
EM
9 years2011 x Pinnawala elephant orphanage
unknown
EM
9 years2011 x Pinnawala elephant orphanage
unknown
EM
9 years2011 x Pinnawala elephant orphanage
Isira
EM
M
9 years2011 x Pinnawala elephant orphanage
unknown
EM
9 years2011 x Pinnawala elephant orphanage
Dinuda
EM
F
11 years2009-05-24 x Sandalee (Sandali)Pinnawala elephant orphanage
Kanaka
(Local id: 50)
EM
M
11 years2009-05-24Jayathu x Surangie (Suranganee)Pinnawala elephant orphanage
Udara
EM
M
11 years2009-04-04 x UthpalaPinnawala elephant orphanage
Milinda (Melinde)
EM
M
12 years2008? x MeenaTokuyama Municipal Zoo
Asela
EM
M
13 years2007? x AnuradhaPinnawala elephant orphanage
Vidula
(Local id: 48)
EM
M
13 years2007-08-25 x SapumaliTama Zoological Park
Bharathi
EM
F
13 years2007Neela x AmaliPinnawala elephant orphanage
Namally (Namali)
EM
F
14 years2006-09-01Jayathu x Soma ITokuyama Municipal Zoo
Anjalee (Anjali)
EM
F
14 years2006-08-23Jayathu x MayuriAuckland Zoo
Tharindu
EM
M
14 years2006-07-04Jayathu x Sama IKataragama Kiri Vehera Dewalaya
Wishwa
EM
M
14 years2006-06-09 Neelagiri x Kiriya III (Kira)Unknown
Charaka
EM
M
14 years2006-00-00 x AnuradhikaPinnawala elephant orphanage
unknown
EM
M
14 years2006 x Unknown
Raju
EM
M
14 years2006 x PunchiKandy Sri Dalada Maligawa Temple of the Tooth
Sindhu
EM
M
14 years2006 x ShanthiKandy Sri Dalada Maligawa Temple of the Tooth
Tamara (Thamara)
EM
F
15 years2005-08-23 Neelagiri x ThammennaPrague Zoo (Zoo Praha)
Madhavi
EM
F
15 years2005 x Mathali (Mathalee)Sri Lanka National Zoological Gardens (Dehiwela Zoo)
+ Gajaba
EM
M
13 years20052018-08-05 x KumariSeoul Grand Park Zoo
Mihiri
EM
F
15 years2005 x MenikaPinnawala elephant orphanage
Mahasen
EM
M
16 years2004-11-26 x KamaniPinnawala elephant orphanage
Amara
EM
F
16 years2004-10-29 x ThilakaTama Zoological Park
Janita (Janitha)
EM
F
16 years2004-10-17Jayathu x Mahaweli (Mahavali)Prague Zoo (Zoo Praha)
Senarath
EM
M
16 years2004-09-13Jayathu x SukumaliKandy Sri Dalada Maligawa Temple of the Tooth
Sugala
EM
F
16 years2004-08-23 Neelagiri x ShermiSeoul Grand Park Zoo
Kosala (Kosara)
EM
M
16 years2004-05-10 Neelagiri x Rejina (Rajina)Higashiyama Zoo and Botanical Gardens
+ stillborn
EM
M
< 1 16 years2004-03-222004-04-22 Neelagiri x Nikini IIPinnawala elephant orphanage
+ killed
EM
< 1 16 years2004-02-272004-03-20 x LasandaPinnawala elephant orphanage
Pali
EM
F
17 years2003Neela x Ranmali (Ranmalee)Pinnawala elephant orphanage
Anula (Anura)
EM
F
19 years2001-10-11Neela x Sama IHigashiyama Zoo and Botanical Gardens
+ Binari
EM
F
2 years2001-09-192003-01-03 x ShermiPinnawala elephant orphanage
Migara
EM
M
19 years2001-06-23Neela x MenikaBeijing Zoo
Kema (Khema)
EM
F
19 years2001 x SukumaliSri Lanka National Zoological Gardens (Dehiwela Zoo)
Pinnawala
EM
M
20 years2000-06-04Neela x Mathali (Mathalee)Pinnawala Zoo
Buwaneka
EM
M
21 years1999-12-07Jadura x Mahaweli (Mahavali)Pinnawala elephant orphanage
Uthpala
EM
F
21 years1999-08-06Neela x Rejina (Rajina)Pinnawala elephant orphanage
Wasamba
EM
M
21 years1999-02-09Neela x AnuradhaPinnawala elephant orphanage
Ashokamala
EM
F
22 years1998-08-07Neela x Komali (Komalee)Pinnawala elephant orphanage
Salia (Saliya)
EM
M
22 years1998-01-29Neela x Mathali (Mathalee)Kataragama Kiri Vehera Dewalaya
Arjuna (Kandula VI)
EM
M
23 years1997-02-07Neela x SukumaliMatara Weherahena temple
Isuru
EM
M
25 years1995-10-27Neela x AnushaMahiyangana Raja Maha Viharaya
Nandimithra
EM
M
25 years1995-09-27Neela x Rejina (Rajina)Pinnawala elephant orphanage
Amali
EM
F
26 years1994-04-16Vijaya x Mathali (Mathalee)Pinnawala elephant orphanage
+ Aruna
EM
M
26 years1994-04-10Neela x Komali (Komalee)Pinnawala elephant orphanage
Anuradhika
EM
F
27 years1993-11-15Neela x AnuradhaPinnawala elephant orphanage
Esala
EM
M
27 years1993-07-01Vijaya x KumariPolwatte temple
Rangiri
EM
M
31 years1989-08-16Vijaya x AnushaPinnawala elephant orphanage
Menika
EM
F
31 years1989-08-14Neela x Komali (Komalee)Pinnawala elephant orphanage
+ Vikum
EM
M
2 years1989-07-111991-05-18 x KumariPinnawala elephant orphanage
Sama I
(Local id: 2)
EM
F
33 years1987-12-18Vijaya x Mathali (Mathalee)Pinnawala elephant orphanage
Sukumali
(Local id: 1)
EM
F
36 years1984-07-05Vijaya x KumariPinnawala elephant orphanage
unknown
EM
x Pinnawala elephant orphanage


Source for the list of elephants born at Pinnawala elephant orphanage

Reference list

Facts about Captive born elephants at Pinnawala elephant orphanage in Sri Lanka, Elephant Encyclopedia, Koehl, D. (2020), available online retrieved 25 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)
2018-11-04 Trinki:
  • http://www.dailynews.lk/2011/03/18/news42.asp">"Another birth at Pinnawala," DailyNews.lk, 2011-03-18

  • http://www.island.lk/index.php?page_cat=article-details&page=article-details&code_title=85838

  • https://www.bva.co.uk/uploadedFiles/Content/Membership_and_benefits/Students/liliana-heinrich-travel-grant-full-report.pdf

  • 2018-08-07 Gajaba:
  • http://koreabizwire.com/asian-elephant-at-seoul-grand-park-dies-suddenly/122439
  • 2018-05-17 Esala:
  • 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
  • 2018-05-17 Binari:
  • http://cheerans.com/files/Captive-Elephant-Workshop.pdf

  • 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 Vidula:
  • R. C. Rajapaksa

  • 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

  • http://www.colombopage.com/archive_07/September4133946SL.html

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

  • http://www.hirunews.lk/167228/gagana-abhaya-senarath-join-dalada-perahera
  • 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 Gagana:
  • http://www.sundayobserver.lk/2012/01/08/new22.asp

  • http://www.island.lk/index.php?page_cat=article-details&page=article-details&code_title=85838

  • http://www.island.lk/index.php?page_cat=article-details&page=article-details&code_title=92895

  • http://www.hirunews.lk/167228/gagana-abhaya-senarath-join-dalada-perahera

  • 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 Amara:
  • http://www.sundayobserver.lk/2012/01/08/new22.asp

  • 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 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

  • 2016-03-31 Anjalee (Anjali):
  • Sanjaya Kumara Ratnayake, assistant curator, Pinnawala elephant orphanage.

  • http://www.aucklandzoo.co.nz/sites/explore-the-zoo/elephants/Elephant-profiles
  • 2016-01-03 Janita (Janitha):
  • Sanjaya Kumara Ratnayake, assistant curator, Pinnawala elephant orphanage.
  • 2016-01-03 Tamara (Thamara):
  • Sanjaya Kumara Ratnayake, assistant curator, Pinnawala elephant orphanage.
  • 2014-01-31 Anula (Anura):
  • Sanjaya Kumara Ratnayake, assistant curator, Pinnawala elephant orphanage.
  • 2013-10-18 Namally (Namali):
  • Tomokazu Doigami

  • Sanjaya Kumara Ratnayake, assistant curator, Pinnawala elephant orphanage.

  • http://www.asianelephant.net/" Jonas Livet, France
  • 2013-10-18 Milinda (Melinde):
  • Tomokazu Doigami
  • 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
  • 2012-01-31 Aruna:
  • 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
  • 2012-01-31 Arjuna (Kandula VI):
  • 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
  • 2012-01-31 Tharindu:
  • Sanjaya Kumara Ratnayake, assistant curator, Pinnawala elephant orphanage.
  • 2012-01-31 Sugala:
  • Sanjaya Kumara Ratnayake, assistant curator, Pinnawala elephant orphanage.
  • 2012-01-31 Wishwa:
  • Sanjaya Kumara Ratnayake, assistant curator, Pinnawala elephant orphanage.
  • 2012-01-30 Migara:
  • Sanjaya Kumara Ratnayake, assistant curator, Pinnawala elephant orphanage.
  • 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 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 Isuru:
  • 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 Salia (Saliya):
  • 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 killed:
  • Sanjaya Kumara Ratnayake, assistant curator, Pinnawala elephant orphanage.
  • 2012-01-30 stillborn:
  • Sanjaya Kumara Ratnayake, assistant curator, Pinnawala elephant orphanage.
  • 2012-01-30 Pinnawala:
  • Sanjaya Kumara Ratnayake, assistant curator, Pinnawala elephant orphanage.
  • 2012-01-30 Kosala (Kosara):
  • http://sundaytimes.lk/070819/Plus/pls12.html
  • 2012-01-30 unknown:
  • http://www.sundayobserver.lk/2012/01/08/new22.asp
  • 2012-01-29 Vikum:
  • Sanjaya Kumara Ratnayake, assistant curator, Pinnawala elephant orphanage.
  • 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 notnamed:
  • Sanjaya Kumara Ratnayake, assistant curator, Pinnawala elephant orphanage.
  • 2012-01-29 unknown:
  • http://www.elephant-news.com/index.php?id=5819
  • 2012-01-28 Wasamba:
  • Sanjaya Kumara Ratnayake, assistant curator, Pinnawala elephant orphanage.
  • 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
  • 2011-03-17 Mihiri:
  • http://www.dailynews.lk/2011/03/18/news42.asp
  • 2011-03-12 notnamed:
  • http://print.dailymirror.lk/news/news/36052.html
  • 2011-03-12 noname:
  • http://print.dailymirror.lk/news/news/36052.html


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