noname at Pilanesberg National Park

† noname
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Species: African Bush elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Male ♂, unknown maybe about years old (estimated age)
Dead date: 1996-06-27
Death reason: shot in culling operation: shot, aggressive
Location:Pilanesberg National Park
ArrivedPilanesberg National Park
from Kruger National Park
Born: wild in
Kruger National Park
Document updated2008-10-16
In just two months the elephant charged and struck three cars filled with tourists and harassed three different rhinos, why it was decided to shoot him.

The mortally wounded elephant lived long enough to kill the professional hunter who had tracked him.

Sources, among others

  • Leigh-Ann Woolley, South Africa

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