Deceased elephants at Pinnawala elephant orphanage in Sri Lanka

This database list 23 dead elephants

NameSpecies
Sex
OriginAgeBirthDeath dateParentsArrivalArrival from location
+ Raja
EM
M
years2013-01-12 x 1994-00-00Anuradhapura forest
+ unknown
EM
< 1 years2011-01-162011-08-09 x Lasanda2011-01-16
+ noname
EM
< 1 years2011-02-162011-02-16 x 2011-02-16
+ Neelagiri
EM
M
years2011-01-17 x 1986-00-00Lahugala Elephant Sanctuary
+ Kirimenika
EM
F
years2004-05-09 x
+ stillborn
EM
M
< 1 years2004-03-222004-04-22 Neelagiri x Nikini II2004-03-22
+ killed
EM
< 1 years2004-02-272004-03-20 x Lasanda2004-02-27
+ Binari
EM
F
2 years2001-09-192003-01-03 x Shermi2001-09-19
+ Vijaya
EM
M
36 years19631999-09-11 x 1975-00-00Sri Lanka National Zoological Gardens (Dehiwela Zoo)
+ Sanka I (Big Sankar)
EM
M
36 years1999-05-14 x
+ Honda Kota
EM
36 years1999-02-20 x 1999-00-00
+ Kandula I
EM
M
36 years1999-01-29 x
+ Anura
EM
F
36 years1998-03-31 x
+ Vikum
EM
M
2 years1989-07-111991-05-18 x Kumari1989-07-11
+ Hema
EM
F
2 years1981 x
+ Nikini
EM
F
2 years1975-02-15 x 1975-01-00Sri Lanka National Zoological Gardens (Dehiwela Zoo)
+ Aruna
EM
M
2 years1994-04-10Neela x Komali (Komalee)1994-04-10
+ Anuradha
EM
F
2 years1982 x
+ Ranmali (Ranmalee)
EM
F
2 years1982 x
+ Raja
EM
M
2 years x 1975-01-00Sri Lanka National Zoological Gardens (Dehiwela Zoo)
+ Kadira
EM
M
2 years1966? x
+ Tharaka
EM
2 years x
+ Kiriya I
EM
F
2 years x


Source for the list of elephants deceased at Pinnawala elephant orphanage

Reference list

Facts about Deceased 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:

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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
  • 2013-01-13 Raja:
  • http://www.lankapuvath.lk/index.php/latest-news/general2/28030-blind-pinnawala-raja-dies
  • 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 Anuradha:
  • 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 Ranmali (Ranmalee):
  • 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 Sanka I (Big Sankar):
  • 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 Neelagiri:
  • Sanjaya Kumara Ratnayake, assistant curator, Pinnawala elephant orphanage.
  • 2012-01-29 Vikum:
  • Sanjaya Kumara Ratnayake, assistant curator, Pinnawala elephant orphanage.
  • 2012-01-29 unknown:
  • http://www.elephant-news.com/index.php?id=5819
  • 2011-03-12 noname:
  • http://print.dailymirror.lk/news/news/36052.html


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