Sokotei an African savanna elephant at David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust Ithumba


 ☨ ♀ Sokotei  


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Identification

Sheldrick orphans312

Description

Species:African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Female ♀
Origin
Born:* wild
Birth place: in unknown
Capture: 2014
Death
Dead date: 2018-04-28
Death reason: killed: by lions
Locations
Present / last location:David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust Ithumba, in Kenya

Date of Arrival
(Presently sometimes errors!)

David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust Ithumba
from David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust Nairobi nursery
David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust Nairobi nursery
from Samburu National Reserve

Document updated2018-10-24: new record, death report
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† Sokotei is a dead Female ♀ African savanna elephant, (Loxodonta africana), who died at David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust Ithumba, in Kenya, of killed in 2018-04-28. Official death reason described as by lions. (see detailed list).

Origin


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 listKoehl, Dan, (2021). Sokotei, an African savanna elephant at David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust Ithumba in Kenya. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 12 April 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=12059. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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Categories2018 deaths | 2014 captures | Elephants from David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust Ithumba | Kenya | African savanna elephants



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


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