African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) at
DSWT Ithumba in Kenya

dead elephant ☨ ♀ Sokotei  dead elephant

HTTP code: 200 This image is inline deepink from an external server, inline linking does not directly infringe copyright but can be removed on request.


Sheldrick orphans312


Species:African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Female ♀
Born:* wild
Birth place: in unknown
Capture: 2014
Dead: 2018-04-28
Death location: a few kilometres from the Ithumba Stockades
Death reason: killed: by lions
Locations - owners
Present / last location:DSWT Ithumba, in Kenya

Date of arrival

DSWT Ithumba
from DSWT Nairobi nursery

DSWT Nairobi nursery
from Samburu National Reserve

Record history
History of updates2018-10-24: new record, death report

Latest document update2020-10-18 06:25:24
Google map
Random literature

† Sokotei is a dead Female ♀ African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana), , who died 2018-04-28 at DSWT Ithumba, in Kenya, . Official death reason described as by lions.


Sokotei was born wild at unknown, captured 2014 .

Comments / pictures

2018-04-28: On the 28th April we were devastated by the terrible news that our dear four year old little Sokotei had been killed by lions a few kilometres from the Ithumba Stockades.

Reference list


Koehl, Dan, (2021). Sokotei, African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) located at DSWT Ithumba in Kenya. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 3 July 2022 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

Sources used for this article is among others:


Relevant links

Internal relevant links

External relevant links (Opens in new window)

Search more on the web for Sokotei

(The name Sokotei is already submitted into the link, just click on the link for relevant results)

Categories2018 deaths | 2014 captures | Elephants from DSWT Ithumba | Kenya | African savanna elephants

About this documentThis document was updated: 2020-10-18 06:25:24 with valid HTML5 Valid CSS

Elephant Encyclopedia and database

Established 1995
Established 2006
Your ip: