African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) at
DSWT Umani Springs (Kibwezi Forest) in Kenya

♀ Ziwa


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Species:African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Female ♀
Management:Free contact
Born:* wild
Birth place:
Capture: 2014
Locations - owners
Present / last location:DSWT Umani Springs (Kibwezi Forest), in Kenya

Date of arrival

2015-04-15DSWT Umani Springs (Kibwezi Forest)
from DSWT Ithumba

2014-06-00DSWT Ithumba
from DSWT Nairobi nursery

Record history
History of updates2018-10-25: transferred Umngani Springs

Latest document update2020-10-18 06:25:24
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Ziwa is a living Female ♀ African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) , located at the DSWT Umani Springs (Kibwezi Forest), in Kenya.

Ziwa arrived in 2015-04-15 to the DSWT Umani Springs (Kibwezi Forest), relocated from the DSWT Ithumba, in Kenya.


Ziwa lives together with 11 other elephants at the DSWT Umani Springs (Kibwezi Forest):

detailed list with arrival dates etc. of the other elephants
  1. 1. ♂ Alamaya
  2. 2. ♀ Enkesha
  3. 3. ♂ Faraja born 2012-01-28
  4. 4. ♂ Jasiri (albino) born 2011-12-10
  5. 5. ♀ Lima Lima born 2012
  6. 6. ♀ Murera born 2009-08-00
  7. 7. ♂ Mwashoti born 2012
  8. 8. ♂ Ngasha born 2012
  9. 9. ♀ Quanza born 2009
  10. 10. ♀ Sonje born 2011-04-20
  11. 11. ♀ Zongoloni born 2012?


Ziwa was born wild , captured 2014 .

Reference list


Koehl, Dan, (2024). Ziwa, African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) located at DSWT Umani Springs (Kibwezi Forest) in Kenya. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 27 February 2024 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=11949. (archived at the Wayback machine)

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Categories2014 captures | Elephants from DSWT Umani Springs (Kibwezi Forest) | Kenya | African savanna elephants

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