Eloise at Tarangire National Park

Female ♀ African Bush elephant (Loxodonta africana) Eloise at Tarangire National Park

Eloise
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Species: African Bush elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Female ♀
Management:wild
Location:Tarangire National Park
ArrivedTarangire National Park
Born: wild in
Tarangire National Park
Offspring and year of birth:
  1. (M) 2017-08-00 unknown (twin)
  2. (F) 2017-08-00 unknown (twin)
Document updated2018-04-06: new record
The scientists report that the mother elephant named Eloise, estimated to be 57 years old, gave birth to the twins in August 2017, which makes her the oldest mother elephant known to have given birth to twins.

(Comment: which is not the same as this is really true, just because a website claim this)

Sources, among others

  • https://newsroom.wcs.org/News-Releases/articleType/ArticleView/articleId/11224/Rare-Pair-of-Elephant-Twins-Thrill-Conservationists-in-Tanzania.aspx

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