Elephant locations in Botswana

12 locations has kept elephants in Botswana
There is presently 18 (5,13) living elephants in locations in Botswana (in this database)

Region: Botswana is in this database included in africaOther regions
Wild elephants:

Botswana has about apr 135 000wild elephants. Source:Elephants Without Borders

Location holdings:

12 locations has kept 32 elephants in Botswana

(Database tables with collection of elephants further down on the page)

Elephants in locations18 (5,13) living14 (9,3) dead
Sex ratio and
Management:
 Male  5 / 18 
 28%
 Female  13 / 18 
 72%
 Free contact  11 / 18 
 61%
 Protected contact  0 / 18  0%
 No contact  0 / 18  0%
 Unknown contact  0 / 18  0%
 wild  7 / 18 
 39%

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.

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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Recommended Citation

Koehl, Dan, Facts about elephants in Botswana. Elephant Encyclopedia, (2021) available online retrieved at https://www.elephant.se/country.php?name=Botswana.
(archived at the Wayback machine)

Sources, among others


Internal relevant links

  • The elephant database startpage. Statistics
  • News about elephants in Botswana (From the sister site Elephant News)


  • NameElephant collectionTypePlaceDistrictProvinceStateRegion
    Abu Camp
    Kept totally 22 elephants
    , 8 present (1,7) 8 births9 relocated5 deathscampMaun
    (map)
    The Okavango Delta
    Chobe National Park
    Kept totally 0 elephants
    , 0 present (0,0) 0 births0 relocated0 deathswild
    Corea Elephant Orphanage
    Kept totally 4 elephants
    , 0 present (0,0) 0 births4 relocated0 deathsorphanage
    Kasane elephant orphanage (EWB)
    Kept totally 0 elephants
    , 0 present (0,0) 0 births0 relocated0 deathsorphanageKasane
    (map)
    Chobe District
    Living With Elephants (Sandi Groves)
    Kept totally 3 elephants
    , 1 present (0,1) 0 births0 relocated2 deathsprivateMaun
    Makgadikgadi National Park
    Kept totally 1 elephants
    , 1 present (1,0) 0 births0 relocated0 deathswildMakgadikgadi Pans
    (map)
    Mashatu Game Reserve
    Kept totally 9 elephants
    , 0 present (0,0) 0 births9 relocated0 deathswild
    (map)
    Okavango Delta
    Kept totally 10 elephants
    , 7 present (3,4) 1 births1 relocated2 deathswild
    (map)
    Randall Moore
    Kept totally 14 elephants
    , 0 present (0,0) 0 births11 relocated3 deathsprivate
    (map)
    Serendib Elephant Project
    Kept totally 5 elephants
    , 0 present (0,0) 1 births3 relocated2 deathscampMokolodi Nature Reserve
    Tuli Block
    Kept totally 27 elephants
    , 0 present (0,0) 27 births27 relocated0 deathswild
    (map)
    Vumbura Concession
    Kept totally 1 elephants
    , 1 present (0,1) 0 births0 relocated0 deathswildOkavango Delta
    (map)



    This document was updated: 2020-11-08 05:05:58



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