Elephant locations in Kenya

35 locations has kept elephants in Kenya

There is presently 296 (139,150) living elephants in locations in Kenya (in this database)

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

Kenya has about 37,000wild elephants. Source:Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS)

Location holdings:

35 locations has kept 411 elephants in Kenya

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

Elephants in locations296 (139,150) living115 (43,55) dead
Sex ratio and
Management:
 Male  139 / 296 
 47%
 Female  150 / 296 
 51%
 Free contact  121 / 296 
 41%
 Protected contact  1 / 296  0%
 No contact  0 / 296  0%
 Unknown contact  2 / 296 
 1%
 wild  169 / 296 
 57%

1960s: 167,000 wild elephants.
1990: 16,000 wild elephants.
2012: 37,000 wild elephants.

Sources, among others

  • http://allafrica.com/stories/201204051367.html

Internal relevant links

NameElephant collectionTypePlaceRegion
ADC Mutara Ranch
Kept totally 1 elephants
, 0 present (0,0)0 births1 relocated0 deathswildLaikipia
Amboseli National Park
Kept totally 140 elephants
, 70 present (31,36)130 births15 relocated55 deathswildNamanga
Bill Woodley
Kept totally 1 elephants
, 0 present (0,0)0 births1 relocated0 deathsprivate
Carl Hartley Animal Farm
Kept totally 2 elephants
, 0 present (0,0)0 births2 relocated0 deathsdealerRumuruti
Chyulu Hills National Park
Kept totally 0 elephants
, 0 present (0,0)0 births0 relocated0 deathswildKibweziMakeuni County, South Eastern Kenya
David Sheldrick Trust Umani Springs (Kibwezi Forest)
Kept totally 10 elephants
, 9 present (2,7)0 births1 relocated0 deathsorphanageChyulu Hills National Park
David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust Ithumba
Kept totally 78 elephants
, 32 present (17,15)0 births43 relocated3 deathsorphanageTsavo East National ParkEastern Province
David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust Nairobi nursery
Kept totally 210 elephants
, 38 present (24,14)0 births144 relocated28 deathsorphanageNairobi
David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust Voi
Kept totally 94 elephants
, 32 present (14,18)2 births58 relocated4 deathsorphanageTsavo East National ParkEastern Province
Galana ranch
Kept totally 2 elephants
, 0 present (0,0)1 births2 relocated0 deathswild
Imenti forest
Kept totally 6 elephants
, 0 present (0,0)6 births6 relocated0 deathswildMeru
John Seago
Kept totally 6 elephants
, 0 present (0,0)0 births6 relocated0 deathsdealerNairobi
Kora National Park
Kept totally 2 elephants
, 0 present (0,0)2 births2 relocated0 deathswild
Loisaba Conservancy
Kept totally 2 elephants
, 0 present (0,0)0 births2 relocated0 deathswildNanyuki
Marsabit National Reserve
Kept totally 3 elephants
, 0 present (0,0)3 births2 relocated1 deathswildMarsabit, Eastern Province
Masai Mara
Kept totally 18 elephants
, 3 present (2,1)19 births12 relocated3 deathswild
Meru National Park
Kept totally 4 elephants
, 0 present (0,0)2 births4 relocated0 deathswild
Mgeno Ranch
Kept totally 1 elephants
, 0 present (0,0)0 births1 relocated0 deathswildTaita-Taveta district
Milgis Ecosystem (Milgis trust)
Kept totally 2 elephants
, 0 present (0,0)0 births2 relocated0 deathswild
Mount Elgon National Park Headquarters (Kenya)
Kept totally 1 elephants
, 0 present (0,0)0 births1 relocated0 deathsorphanageMbale
Mount Kenya forest
Kept totally 11 elephants
, 0 present (0,0)9 births5 relocated6 deathswildMount Kenya
Mount Kenya Safari Ranch Wildlife Conservancy and Animal Orphanage
Kept totally 1 elephants
, 0 present (0,0)0 births1 relocated0 deathsorphanageMount Kenya National Park
Nairobi National Park Orphanage
Kept totally 2 elephants
, 0 present (0,0)0 births2 relocated0 deathsorphanageNairobi National Park
Namunyak Conservancy
Kept totally 3 elephants
, 0 present (0,0)1 births3 relocated0 deathswildWambaSamburu East District
Ol Lentille Conservancy
Kept totally 1 elephants
, 0 present (0,0)0 births1 relocated0 deathswildDol DolLaikipia
Ol Malo Ranch
Kept totally 1 elephants
, 0 present (0,0)0 births1 relocated0 deathsprivateNorth Eastern Province
Ol Pejeta Conservancy
Kept totally 5 elephants
, 0 present (0,0)3 births5 relocated0 deathswildNanyuki
Reteti Elephant Sanctuary
Kept totally 12 elephants
, 12 present (4,8)0 births0 relocated0 deathsorphanageSereolipiSamburu County
Rukinga ranch
Kept totally 1 elephants
, 0 present (0,0)0 births1 relocated0 deathswild
Samburu National Reserve
Kept totally 7 elephants
, 0 present (0,0)5 births6 relocated1 deathswildSamburu District, Rift Valley Province
Shaba National Reserve
Kept totally 2 elephants
, 0 present (0,0)2 births2 relocated0 deathswild
Sheldricks elephant orphanage
Kept totally 11 elephants
, 0 present (0,0)0 births6 relocated5 deathswildTsavo East National Park
South Turkana National Reserve
Kept totally 3 elephants
, 0 present (0,0)2 births3 relocated0 deathswild
Tsavo National Park
Kept totally 165 elephants
, 100 present (45,51)71 births56 relocated9 deathswild
Tumaren Ranch
Kept totally 1 elephants
, 0 present (0,0)0 births1 relocated0 deathswildLaikipia

Elephants born in Kenya without specified birth location

22 elephants with records of Kenya as birth or capture country.

NameSpeciesSexOriginBirthAgeCapturePresent locationDeath date
MureraLAFwild2009-08-009David Sheldrick Trust Umani Springs (Kibwezi Forest)
+ StumpyLAFwild1965471967Dallas Zoo2012-04-13
KatkaLAFwild197048Danzig Zoo (Zoo Gdansk)
+ NinaLAFwild?Kisima Camp2007-10-00
SheenaLAFwild1983351985Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens
+ Tschanga (Ganga)LAFwild197732Nikolaev Zoo2009-03-13
Tembo (AO1)LAFwild1971471973Topeka Zoo
+ VaalLAFwild1972221972Maryland Zoo1994-06-09
+ LandaLAF1971351971Madrid Zoo (Casa de Campo)2006-01-21
+ SabuLAFwild1960371962San Diego Safari Park (San Diego Wild Animal Park)1997-03-24
+ JujuLAFwild1968251970Gladys Porter Zoo1993-03-25
+ OpelLAFwild1969141969Knoxville Zoo1983-05-06
+ WatotoLAFwild1969451971Woodland Park Zoo2014-08-22
+ SumaLAFwild1964421969Zagreb Zoo2006-09-00
+ PeterLAMwild1965221967Lion Country Safari, Inc - Florida1987-12-14
+ Pole Pole (Slowly)LAFwild196617London Zoo1983-10-17
+ Hydari (Dari, Hi-Dari)LAFwild1960551962Hogle Zoo (Salt City Zoo)2015-08-08
Ai (Ako)LAFwild196553Tama Zoological Park
+ BoboLAMwild195014Chester Zoo1964-03-23
+ WidgetLAFwild1954231954Brookfield Zoo1977-03-14
+ Satao IILAMwild?Tsavo National Park2017-03-00
SambaLAFwild198830Circus Europe International (Cirque de lEurope, Max Aucante)
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