Choka
African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) at
DSWT Nairobi nursery in Kenya

♂ Choka

Identification

Sheldrick orphans4XX

Description

Species:African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Male ♂ 2 years old
Management:Free contact
Origin
Born:* 2020-11-00 wild
Birth place: in Tsavo National Park
Locations - owners
Present / last location:DSWT Nairobi nursery, in Kenya

Date of arrival

2021-11-08DSWT Nairobi nursery
from Tsavo National Park

Record history
History of updates2022-04-17

Latest document update2022-03-31 05:18:53
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Choka is a living Male ♂ African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) , located at the DSWT Nairobi nursery, in Kenya.

Choka arrived in 2021-11-08 to the DSWT Nairobi nursery, relocated from the Tsavo National Park, in Kenya.

Choka lives together with 16 other elephants at the DSWT Nairobi nursery:
  1. 1. ♀ Kiasa
  2. 2. ♂ Kiko
  3. 3. ♂ Kiombo born 2017-03-00
  4. 4. ♂ Maktao born 2017
  5. 5. ♂ Mukkoka born 2017-09-00
  6. 6. ♂ Naboishu born 2018-10-00
  7. 7. ♀ Nabulu
  8. 8. ♀ Naleku born 2019-07-00
  9. 9. ♀ Narok
  10. 10. ♀ Neshashi born 2019?
  11. 11. ♀ Olorien born 2019-04-00
  12. 12. ♂ Rama born 2018?
  13. 13. ♂ Roho born 2019-01-00
  14. 14. ♀ Sagateisa born 2021?
  15. 15. ♂ Taabu born 2020-09-00
  16. 16. ♀ Ziwadi born 2018-03-00

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Origin


Choka was born wild 2020-11-00 at Tsavo National Park.


Comments / pictures

Scarcity of food has lethal implications, so during drought conditions, they are on a constant quest for life-sustaining Browse. It is usually the very young or the very old who fall first, but no elephant is safe from the drought. Such was sadly the case for Choka’s mother.

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References

Koehl, Dan, (2021). Choka, African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) located at DSWT Nairobi nursery in Kenya. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 30 June 2022 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=10744. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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