Satao at Tsavo National Park

Male ♂ African Bush elephant (Loxodonta africana) Satao at Tsavo National Park

† Satao
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Species: African Bush elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Male ♂ maybe about 50 years old (estimated age)
Dead date: 2014-05-30,
Death reason: poached: shot with poisoned arrow
Location:Tsavo National Park
ArrivedTsavo National Park
Born:1964? wild in
Tsavo National Park
Document updated2014-06-16: new record
2018-05-12: YouTube film
On 20 June 2014, Kenya Wildlife Services reported that service rangers arrested three suspects for killing Satao. Paul Muya, a spokesperson for the Kenya Wildlife Services said that they were tracked down based on intelligence the Service had acquired


Sources, among others

  • http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/africa/kenyas-iconic-tusker-elephant-satao-is-killed-by-poachers-9537081.html
  • https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Satao_(elephant)

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