Zongoloni an African savanna elephant at David Sheldrick Trust Umani Springs (Kibwezi Forest)


♀ Zongoloni
Species:African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Female ♀ maybe about 9 years old (estimated age)
Id number
302 in List of elephant orphans rescued by The David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust, Nairobi, Kenya
Management:Free contact
Origin
Born:* 2012? wild
Birth place:
Capture: Mgeno ranch, Taita Estate
Locations
Present / last location:David Sheldrick Trust Umani Springs (Kibwezi Forest), in Kenya

Date of Arrival
(Presently sometimes errors!)

2018-06-27David Sheldrick Trust Umani Springs (Kibwezi Forest)
from David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust Nairobi nursery

Document updated2018-10-24: new record, transferred to Umangi Springs
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Zongoloni is a Female ♀ African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana), living in David Sheldrick Trust Umani Springs (Kibwezi Forest), in Kenya.

Zongoloni arrived in David Sheldrick Trust Umani Springs (Kibwezi Forest) 2018-06-27, relocated from David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust Nairobi nursery, in Kenya.

In David Sheldrick Trust Umani Springs (Kibwezi Forest), Zongoloni lives together with 13 other elephants with records in this database: (detailed list)

  1. Alamaya
  2. ,
  3. Enkesha
  4. ,
  5. Faraja born 2012-01-28
  6. ,
  7. Jasiri (albino) born 2011-12-10
  8. ,
  9. Lima Lima born 2012
  10. ,
  11. Luggard
  12. ,
  13. Murera born 2009-08-00
  14. ,
  15. Mwashoti born 2012
  16. ,
  17. Ngasha born 2012
  18. ,
  19. Quanza born 2009
  20. ,
  21. Shukuru born 2009-09-00
  22. ,
  23. Sonje born 2011-04-20
  24. ,
  25. Ziwa
  26. , (see detailed list).

Origin


Zongoloni was born wild 2012?, captured at Mgeno ranch, Taita Estate.



Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2020). Zongoloni, an African savanna at David Sheldrick Trust Umani Springs (Kibwezi Forest) in Kenya. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 17 January 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=11921. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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


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