Sleepy M78 (wild)
African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) at
Amboseli National Park in Kenya

dead elephant ☨ ♂ Sleepy M78 (wild)  dead elephant


AERP family idMA family
Local id Number 78


Species:African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Male ♂
Born:* wild
Birth place: in Amboseli National Park
Dead: 1994-10-00
Death location: Tanzania
Death reason: hunted: shot by hunter
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Amboseli National Park, in Kenya

Date of arrival

Amboseli National Park
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History of updates2022-03-13

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† Sleepy M78 (wild) is a dead Male ♂ African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana), , who died 1994-10-00 at Amboseli National Park, in Kenya, . Official death reason described as shot by hunter.


Sleepy M78 (wild) was born wild at Amboseli National Park.

Reference list


Koehl, Dan, (2021). Sleepy M78 (wild), African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) located at Amboseli National Park in Kenya. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 24 May 2022 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

Sources used for this article is among others:

  • Elephant Memories: Thirteen Years in the Life of an Elephant Family
    By Cynthia J. Moss, Cynthia Moss
  • Cynthia Moss, MA Family on Family histories, at, website for The Amboseli Elephant Research Project Trust

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