Elephant locations in Botswana

13 locations has kept elephants in Botswana

There is presently 17 (5,12) living elephants in locations in Botswana in this database

Botswana
Region: Botswana is in this database included in africa
Wild elephants: Botswana has about apr 135 000wild elephants. Source:Elephants Without Borders
Location holdings: 13 locations has kept 33 elephants in Botswana

(Database tables with collection of elephants further down on the page)
Elephants in locations17 (5,12) living 16 (10,4) dead
Botswana is home to almost a third of Africa’s elephants, around 130,000.

2000: The Botswana elephant population estimates stand at 106 494 with a range of 84 898 to 128 090. The African elephant as a species account for about 30% of the total herbivore biomass of Botswana. The population continue to grow at a rate of approximately 5% per year
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2019-10-23: More than 100 elephants die in Botswana in suspected anthrax outbreak.

2020: Botswanas 135,000 elephants mostly live in a 520,000 square kilometer (201,000 square-mile) area known as the Kavango-Zambezi Transfrontier Conservation Area, which spans five countries and is home to almost half of the worlds African elephants.

2022-04-14: 500 elephants are to be translocated from Botswana to Mozambique.

Recommended Citation

Koehl, Dan, Facts about elephants in Botswana. Elephant Encyclopedia, (2024) available online retrieved 2024-02-24 at https://www.elephant.se/country.php?name=Botswana.
(archived at the Wayback machine)

Sources, among others


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NameElephant collectionPlace
Abu Camp
(camp) Kept totally 22 elephants
, 8 present (1,7) 8 births9 relocated5 deathsMaun
(map) The Okavango Delta
Botswana unspecified location
(wild) Kept totally 0 elephants
, 0 present (0,0) 1 births0 relocated0 deaths
Chobe National Park
(wild) Kept totally 1 elephants
, 0 present (0,0) 0 births0 relocated1 deaths
Corea Elephant Orphanage
(orphanage) Kept totally 4 elephants
, 0 present (0,0) 0 births4 relocated0 deaths
Kasane elephant orphanage (EWB)
(orphanage) Kept totally 0 elephants
, 0 present (0,0) 0 births0 relocated0 deathsKasane
(map)Chobe District
Living With Elephants
(private) Kept totally 3 elephants
, 0 present (0,0) 0 births0 relocated3 deathsMaun
Makgadikgadi National Park
(wild) Kept totally 1 elephants
, 1 present (1,0) 0 births0 relocated0 deathsMakgadikgadi Pans
(map)
Mashatu Game Reserve
(wild) Kept totally 1 elephants
, 0 present (0,0) 1 births1 relocated0 deaths
(map)
Okavango Delta
(wild) Kept totally 10 elephants
, 7 present (3,4) 1 births1 relocated2 deaths
(map)
Randall Moore
(private) Kept totally 14 elephants
, 0 present (0,0) 0 births11 relocated3 deaths
(map)
Serendib Elephant Project
(camp) Kept totally 5 elephants
, 0 present (0,0) 1 births3 relocated2 deathsMokolodi Nature Reserve
Tuli Block
(wild) Kept totally 27 elephants
, 0 present (0,0) 27 births27 relocated0 deaths
(map)
Vumbura Concession
(wild) Kept totally 1 elephants
, 1 present (0,1) 0 births0 relocated0 deathsOkavango Delta
(map)



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