Satao an African savanna elephant at Tsavo National Park

 ☨ ♂ Satao  

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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 date: 2014-05-30
Death reason: poached: shot with poisoned arrow
Present / last location:Tsavo National Park, in Kenya

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Tsavo National Park

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


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

Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2021). Satao, an African savanna elephant at Tsavo National Park in Kenya. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 11 May 2021 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

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