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

dead elephant ☨ ♂ Satao  dead elephant

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Species:African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Male ♂ maybe about 50 years old (estimated age)
Born:* 1964? wild
Birth place: in Tsavo National Park
Dead: 2014-05-30
Death reason: poached: shot with poisoned arrow
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Present / last location:Tsavo National Park, in Kenya

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Tsavo National Park
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History of updates2014-06-16: new record
2018-05-12: YouTube film

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† Satao is a dead Male ♂ African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana), , who died 2014-05-30 at Tsavo National Park, in Kenya, . Official death reason described as shot with poisoned arrow.


Satao was born wild 1964? at Tsavo National Park.

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On 20 June 2014, Kenya Wildlife Services reported that service rangers arrested three suspects for killing Satao. Paul Muya, a spokesperson for the Kenya Wildlife Services said that they were tracked down based on Intelligence the Service had acquired

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Koehl, Dan, (2021). Satao, African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) located at Tsavo National Park in Kenya. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 8 February 2023 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

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