Samson an African savanna elephant at Tsavo National Park


 ☨ ♂ Samson  

Identification


Description

Species:African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Male ♂ < 1, unknown age
Origin
Born:* 1953 wild
Birth place: in Tsavo National Park
Death
Dead date:
Death reason: euthanised: poisoned from distance by poachers with akokanthera arrow poison
Locations
Present / last location:Tsavo National Park, in Kenya

Date of Arrival
(Presently sometimes errors!)

1954-00-00Tsavo National Park
from David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust Voi
David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust Voi 1954-00-00
from Tsavo National Park

Document updated2021-02-22
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† Samson is a dead Male ♂ African savanna elephant, (Loxodonta africana), who died at Tsavo National Park, in Kenya, of euthanised in . Official death reason described as poisoned from distance by poachers with akokanthera arrow poison. (see detailed list).

Origin


Samson was born wild 1953 at Tsavo National Park.



Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2021). Samson, an African savanna elephant at Tsavo National Park in Kenya. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 13 May 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=2491. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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