African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana)
General (wild) at Kruger National Park

♂ General (wild)

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Species:African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Male ♂
Characteristics:his left tusk is slightly higher than his right. General's left ear contains notches which are more identifiable than the right ear
Management:Wild elephant
Born:* wild
Birth place: in Kruger National Park
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Kruger National Park, in South Africa

Date of arrival

Kruger National Park
Record history
History of updates2020: collared

Latest document update2021-04-09 09:46:35
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General (wild) is a living Male ♂ African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) , located at Kruger National Park, in South Africa.

General (wild) arrived Kruger National Park unknown date,

In Kruger National Park, General (wild) lives together with 6 other elephants with records as alive in this database:

  1. Addis Adiba (wild)
  2. ,   
  3. Apollo (wild)
  4. ,   
  5. Bigflap (wild)
  6. ,   
  7. Classic (wild)
  8. ,   
  9. Matambu (wild)
  10. ,   
  11. Proud (wild)
  12. ,    and possibly other wild elephants which have no record in this database
    See also a more detailed list with the elephants arrival dates etc.


General (wild) was born wild at Kruger National Park.

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2005: General, an adult bull, was first sighted in May 2005 and collared ten days later.

2020: During August 2020, General was the first elephant to be recollared during the first ever virtual elephant collaring..

Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2021). General (wild), African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) located at Kruger National Park in South Africa. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 19 September 2021 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

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