African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) at
Pilanesberg Elephant Back Safaris in South Africa

♀ Chikwenya



Species:African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 38 years old
Management:Free contact
Born:* 1985 wild
Birth place:
Capture: 1988
Total: 1 babies

1. Born 2006-11-15 Lesego
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Pilanesberg Elephant Back Safaris, in South Africa

Date of arrival

2002-00-00Pilanesberg Elephant Back Safaris
from Wild Horizons Elephant Camp

1996-11-00Wild Horizons Elephant Camp
from Braeside Farm (Rory Hensman)

1995-00-00Braeside Farm (Rory Hensman)
from Umsweswe Ranch

Record history
History of updates2007-05-15

Latest document update2020-10-18 06:25:24
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Chikwenya is a living Female ♀ African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) , located at the Pilanesberg Elephant Back Safaris, in South Africa.

Chikwenya arrived in 2002-00-00 to the Pilanesberg Elephant Back Safaris, relocated from the Wild Horizons Elephant Camp, in Zimbabwe.

Chikwenya lives together with 5 other elephants at the Pilanesberg Elephant Back Safaris:
  1. Lesego born 2006-11-15
  2. Mana born 1986
  3. Michael born 1985
  4. Sapi born 1985
  5. Sharu born 1984

detailed list with arrival dates etc.


  1. (M) 2006-11-15 Lesego


Chikwenya was born wild 1985, captured 1988 .

Reference list


Koehl, Dan, (2023). Chikwenya, African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) located at Pilanesberg Elephant Back Safaris in South Africa. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 8 December 2023 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

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Categories1985 births | Born in Zimbabwe | Breeding cows | 1988 captures | Elephants from Pilanesberg Elephant Back Safaris | South Africa | African savanna elephants

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