Mukkoka an African savanna elephant at David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust Nairobi nursery


♂ Mukkoka


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Identification

Sheldrick orphans386

Description

Species:African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Male ♂ 4 years old
Management:Free contact
Origin
Born:* 2017-09-00 wild
Birth place: in Tsavo National Park
Capture: 2018 Tiva River - Tsavo East National Park
Locations
Present / last location:David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust Nairobi nursery, in Kenya

Date of Arrival
(Presently sometimes errors!)

2018-09-20David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust Nairobi nursery
from David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust Ithumba
David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust Ithumba 2018-09-20
from Tsavo National Park

Document updated2018-11-04: new record
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Mukkoka is a living Male ♂ African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana), located at David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust Nairobi nursery, in Kenya.

Mukkoka arrived David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust Nairobi nursery 2018-09-20, relocated from David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust Ithumba, in Kenya.

In David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust Nairobi nursery, Mukkoka lives together with 12 other elephants with records in this database: (detailed list)

  1. Kiasa
  2. ,
  3. Kiko
  4. ,
  5. Kiombo born 2017-03-00
  6. ,
  7. Maktao born 2017
  8. ,
  9. Naboishu born 2018-10-00
  10. ,
  11. Nabulu
  12. ,
  13. Naleku born 2019-07-00
  14. ,
  15. Narok
  16. ,
  17. Olorien born 2019-04-00
  18. ,
  19. Rama born 2018?
  20. ,
  21. Roho born 2019-01-00
  22. ,
  23. Ziwadi born 2018-03-00
  24. , (see detailed list).

Origin


Mukkoka was born wild 2017-09-00 at Tsavo National Park, captured 2018 , captured at Tiva River - Tsavo East National Park.


Comments / pictures

2018-09-00: Orphaned, found wandering along the Tiva River, on his own without any other elephants in sight



Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2021). Mukkoka, an African savanna elephant at David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust Nairobi nursery in Kenya. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 14 April 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=11911. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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Categories2017 births | 2018 captures | Elephants from David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust Nairobi nursery | Kenya | African savanna elephants



This document was updated: 2020-10-18 06:25:24


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