Elephant locations in Kenya

47 locations has kept elephants in Kenya

There is presently 447 (192,242) living elephants in locations in Kenya in this database

Kenya
Region: Kenya is in this database included in africa
Wild elephants: Kenya has about 37,000wild elephants. Source:Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS)
Location holdings: 47 locations has kept 630 elephants in Kenya

(Database tables with collection of elephants further down on the page)
Elephants in locations447 (192,242) living 183 (72,91) dead

1960s: 167,000 wild elephants.
1990: 16,000 wild elephants.
2012: 37,000 wild elephants.
2021: over 36,000 wild elephants. The national elephant population has increased from 32,214 animals in 2014 to the current population of 36,169 animals in 2021. (This represents a 12% population increase in 7 years!)

Literature


Stockley, C. H. (1953) The elephant in Kenya, in The Elepbant in East Central Africa: A Monogrph (eds. Sfl C. O. Hill, et al), pp. 80-98. Rowland Ward Ltd, London. 150 p.

Recommended Citation

Koehl, Dan, Facts about elephants in Kenya. Elephant Encyclopedia, (2021) available online retrieved 2021-12-06 at https://www.elephant.se/country.php?name=Kenya.
(archived at the Wayback machine)

Sources, among others


Internal relevant links



NameElephant collectionPlace
ADC Mutara Ranch
(wild) Kept totally 1 elephants
, 0 present (0,0) 0 births1 relocated0 deathsLaikipia
(map)
Amboseli National Park
(wild) Kept totally 254 elephants
, 138 present (54,80) 238 births23 relocated93 deathsNamanga
(map)
Bill Woodley
(private) Kept totally 1 elephants
, 0 present (0,0) 0 births1 relocated0 deaths
Buffalo Springs National Reserve
(wild) Kept totally 1 elephants
, 0 present (0,0) 0 births0 relocated1 deaths
(map)
Carl Hartley Animal Farm
(dealer) Kept totally 2 elephants
, 0 present (0,0) 0 births2 relocated0 deathsRumuruti
Chyulu Hills National Park
(wild) Kept totally 5 elephants
, 0 present (0,0) 4 births4 relocated1 deathsKibwezi
(map) Makeuni County, South Eastern Kenya
DSWT Ithumba
(orphanage) Kept totally 99 elephants
, 45 present (27,18) 0 births50 relocated4 deathsTsavo East National Park
(map) Eastern Province
DSWT Kaluku Neonate Nursery
(orphanage) Kept totally 2 elephants
, 2 present (1,1) 0 births0 relocated0 deaths
DSWT Nairobi nursery
(orphanage) Kept totally 233 elephants
, 14 present (8,6) 0 births189 relocated30 deathsNairobi
(map)
DSWT Umani Springs (Kibwezi Forest)
(orphanage) Kept totally 15 elephants
, 13 present (5,8) 0 births1 relocated1 deathsChyulu Hills National Park
(map)
DSWT Voi
(orphanage) Kept totally 111 elephants
, 45 present (16,29) 2 births62 relocated4 deathsTsavo East National Park
(map) Eastern Province
El Karama Ranch
(wild) Kept totally 1 elephants
, 0 present (0,0) 1 births1 relocated0 deathsNanyuki
(map) Laikipia Province
Galana Wildlife Conservancy
(wild) Kept totally 3 elephants
, 0 present (0,0) 1 births3 relocated0 deaths
(map)
Imenti forest
(wild) Kept totally 6 elephants
, 0 present (0,0) 6 births6 relocated0 deathsMeru
John Seago Game Trapping Organisation
(dealer) Kept totally 6 elephants
, 0 present (0,0) 0 births6 relocated0 deathsNairobi
Kenya unspecified location
(wild) Kept totally 20 elephants
, 2 present (2,0) 29 births17 relocated1 deaths
(map)
Kibwezi Forest
(wild) Kept totally 1 elephants
, 0 present (0,0) 1 births0 relocated1 deathsKibwezi
(map)
Kora National Park
(wild) Kept totally 2 elephants
, 0 present (0,0) 2 births2 relocated0 deaths
Lake Manyara National Park
(wild) Kept totally 4 elephants
, 2 present (0,1) 1 births0 relocated2 deaths
(map)
Loisaba Conservancy
(wild) Kept totally 3 elephants
, 0 present (0,0) 1 births3 relocated0 deathsNanyuki
Lukenya Field headquarters
(orphanage) Kept totally 6 elephants
, 4 present (1,3) 0 births1 relocated1 deaths
(map)
Marsabit National Reserve
(wild) Kept totally 5 elephants
, 1 present (0,1) 3 births3 relocated1 deathsMarsabit, Eastern Province
Masai Mara
(wild) Kept totally 33 elephants
, 6 present (4,2) 34 births22 relocated5 deathsNarok
(map) Rift Valley Province
Meru National Park
(wild) Kept totally 5 elephants
, 0 present (0,0) 3 births4 relocated1 deaths
Mgeno Ranch
(wild) Kept totally 2 elephants
, 0 present (0,0) 0 births2 relocated0 deaths Taita-Taveta district
Milgis Ecosystem (Milgis trust)
(wild) Kept totally 2 elephants
, 0 present (0,0) 0 births2 relocated0 deaths
Mount Elgon National Park Headquarters (Kenya)
(orphanage) Kept totally 1 elephants
, 0 present (0,0) 0 births1 relocated0 deathsMbale
Mount Kenya forest
(wild) Kept totally 12 elephants
, 0 present (0,0) 10 births6 relocated6 deathsMount Kenya
Mount Kenya Safari Ranch Wildlife Conservancy and Animal Orphanage
(orphanage) Kept totally 1 elephants
, 0 present (0,0) 0 births1 relocated0 deathsMount Kenya National Park
Nairobi National Museum
(museum) Kept totally 0 elephants
, 0 present (0,0) 0 births0 relocated0 deathsNairobi
(map)
Nairobi National Park Orphanage
(orphanage) Kept totally 2 elephants
, 0 present (0,0) 0 births2 relocated0 deathsNairobi National Park
Namunyak Conservancy
(wild) Kept totally 3 elephants
, 0 present (0,0) 1 births3 relocated0 deathsWamba Samburu East District
Ol Kinyei Conservancy
(wild) Kept totally 1 elephants
, 0 present (0,0) 1 births1 relocated0 deathsNarok
(map) Rift Valley Province Mara
Ol Lentille Conservancy
(wild) Kept totally 1 elephants
, 0 present (0,0) 0 births1 relocated0 deathsDol Dol Laikipia
Ol Malo Ranch
(private) Kept totally 1 elephants
, 0 present (0,0) 0 births1 relocated0 deaths North Eastern Province
Ol Pejeta Conservancy
(wild) Kept totally 5 elephants
, 0 present (0,0) 3 births5 relocated0 deathsNanyuki
Port of Mombasa
(seaport) Kept totally 1 elephants
, 0 present (0,0) 0 births1 relocated0 deathsMombasa
Reteti Elephant Sanctuary
(orphanage) Kept totally 16 elephants
, 16 present (4,9) 0 births0 relocated0 deathsSereolipi
(map) Samburu County
Rukinga ranch
(wild) Kept totally 1 elephants
, 0 present (0,0) 0 births1 relocated0 deaths
Samburu National Reserve
(wild) Kept totally 43 elephants
, 22 present (10,12) 24 births12 relocated9 deathsSamburu District, Rift Valley Province
Save the Elephants Samburu research centre
(organization) Kept totally 1 elephants
, 0 present (0,0) 0 births1 relocated0 deaths
(map)Samburu District Rift Valley Province
Selenkay Conservancy
(wild) Kept totally 8 elephants
, 7 present (2,3) 3 births0 relocated1 deaths
(map)
Shaba National Reserve
(wild) Kept totally 3 elephants
, 0 present (0,0) 2 births3 relocated0 deaths
Sheldricks elephant orphanage
(orphanage) Kept totally 11 elephants
, 0 present (0,0) 0 births6 relocated5 deathsTsavo East National Park
South Turkana National Reserve
(wild) Kept totally 3 elephants
, 0 present (0,0) 2 births3 relocated0 deaths
Tsavo National Park
(wild) Kept totally 213 elephants
, 130 present (58,69) 105 births67 relocated16 deaths
(map)
Tumaren Ranch
(wild) Kept totally 1 elephants
, 0 present (0,0) 0 births1 relocated0 deathsLaikipia



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