Elephants at private locations in Botswana


2 private locations has kept elephants in Botswana
There is presently 2 (1,1) living elephants in private 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:

2 private locations has kept 6 elephants in Botswana

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

Elephants in private locations2 (1,1) living4 (2,1) dead
Sex ratio and
Management:
 Male  1 / 2 
 50%
 Female  1 / 2 
 50%
 Free contact  2 / 2 
 100%
 Protected contact  0 / 2  0%
 No contact  0 / 2  0%
 Unknown contact  0 / 2  0%
 wild  0 / 2  0%

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
    Living With Elephants (Sandi Groves)
    Kept totally 3 elephants
    , 2 present (1,1)0 births0 relocated1 deathsprivateMaun
    Randall Moore
    Kept totally 14 elephants
    , 0 present (0,0)0 births11 relocated3 deathsprivate
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    This document was updated: 2020-11-08 05:05:58


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