Elephants at wild locations in Botswana


6 wild locations has kept elephants in Botswana
There is presently 9 (4,5) living elephants in wild 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:

6 wild locations has kept 11 elephants in Botswana

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

Elephants in wild locations9 (4,5) living2 (2,0) dead
Sex ratio and
Management:
 Male  4 / 9 
 44%
 Female  5 / 9 
 56%
 Free contact  2 / 9 
 22%
 Protected contact  0 / 9  0%
 No contact  0 / 9  0%
 Unknown contact  0 / 9  0%
 wild  7 / 9 
 78%

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
    Chobe National Park
    Kept totally 0 elephants
    , 0 present (0,0)0 births0 relocated0 deathswild
    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)
    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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