African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) at
Tsavo National Park in Kenya

♀ Makireti


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Species:African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 14 years old
Management:Wild elephant
Born:* 2009 wild
Birth place: in Tsavo National Park
Capture: Ziwani area near Tsavo West National Park
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Tsavo National Park, in Kenya

Date of arrival

Tsavo National Park
from DSWT Ithumba

2012-08-18DSWT Ithumba
from DSWT Nairobi nursery

2010-07-18DSWT Nairobi nursery
from Tsavo National Park

Record history
History of updates2018-10-18: new record
2018-10-24: Fully Independent

Latest document update2020-10-18 06:25:24
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Makireti is a living Female ♀ African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) , located at the Tsavo National Park, in Kenya.

Makireti arrived to the Tsavo National Park unknown date, relocated from the DSWT Ithumba, in Kenya.

Makireti lives together with 130 other elephants at the Tsavo National Park:

detailed list with arrival dates etc.


Makireti was born wild 2009 at Tsavo National Park, captured at Ziwani area near Tsavo West National Park .

Reference list


Koehl, Dan, (2023). Makireti, African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) located at Tsavo National Park in Kenya. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 6 December 2023 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

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