Elephants at wild locations in Tanzania

6 wild locations has kept elephants in Tanzania
There is presently 5 (3,2) living elephants in wild locations in Tanzania (in this database)

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

6 wild locations has kept 5 elephants in Tanzania

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

Elephants in wild locations5 (3,2) living0 (0,0) dead
Sex ratio and
Management:
 Male  3 / 5 
 60%
 Female  2 / 5 
 40%
 Free contact  0 / 5  0%
 Protected contact  0 / 5  0%
 No contact  0 / 5  0%
 Unknown contact  0 / 5  0%
 wild  3 / 5 
 60%

In 2009, the national census estimated the total abundance of elephants in Tanzania was 109,051 individuals, which increased since the late 1980s population of 55,000 individuals. This was likely due in part to anti-poaching actions (Tanzania Elephant Management Plan 2010-2015).


Recommended Citation

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

Sources, among others


Internal relevant links

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

  • NameElephant collectionTypePlaceDistrictProvinceStateRegion
    Arusha National Park
    Kept totally 9 elephants
    , 0 present (0,0) 1 births9 relocated0 deathswild
    Kilimanjaro National Park
    Kept totally 3 elephants
    , 2 present (2,0) 0 births1 relocated0 deathswildMoshi
    (map)
    Kilimanjaro Region
    Ruaha National Park
    Kept totally 5 elephants
    , 0 present (0,0) 5 births5 relocated0 deathswild
    Selous Game Reserve
    Kept totally 0 elephants
    , 0 present (0,0) 0 births0 relocated0 deathswild
    Tanzania unspecified location
    Kept totally 4 elephants
    , 0 present (0,0) 4 births4 relocated0 deathswild
    (map)
    Tarangire National Park
    Kept totally 3 elephants
    , 3 present (1,2) 3 births0 relocated0 deathswildArushaManyara Region



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