Elephants at wild locations in Namibia


4 wild locations has kept elephants in Namibia
There is presently 4 (1,3) living elephants in wild locations in Namibia (in this database)

Region: Namibia is in this database included in africaOther regions
Location holdings:

4 wild locations has kept 25 elephants in Namibia

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

Elephants in wild locations4 (1,3) living21 (2,1) dead
Sex ratio and
Management:
 Male  1 / 4 
 25%
 Female  3 / 4 
 75%
 Free contact  0 / 4  0%
 Protected contact  0 / 4  0%
 No contact  0 / 4  0%
 Unknown contact  0 / 4  0%
 wild  3 / 4 
 75%

1884-1915: Present Namibia was refered to as German South-West Africa.

1915-1988 (officially 1990): Present Namibia was refered to as South-West Africa.

2020: The Namibian elephant population has trebled since 1990, which has resulted in a sharp spike in human-elephant conflict.


Recommended Citation

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

Sources, among others


Internal relevant links

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


  • NameElephant collectionTypePlaceDistrictProvinceStateRegion
    Caprivi Strip
    Kept totally 19 elephants
    , 0 present (0,0)19 births0 relocated19 deathswild
    Etosha National Park
    Kept totally 1 elephants
    , 0 present (0,0)2 births1 relocated0 deathswild
    Kunene Region
    Kept totally 6 elephants
    , 4 present (1,3)1 births0 relocated2 deathswildOpuwo
    Waterberg Plateau Park
    Kept totally 11 elephants
    , 0 present (0,0)11 births11 relocated0 deathswildOtjiwarongo



    This document was updated: 2010-09-10 14:06:28


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