Olmeg an African Bush elephant (Loxodonta africana) at Tsavo National Park

Male ♂ African Bush elephant (<em>Loxodonta africana</em>) Olmeg at Tsavo National Park

Olmeg
ID Number:Local id Number: 25 - 
25 in List of elephant orphans rescued by The David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust, Nairobi, Kenya - 
Species: African Bush elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Male ♂ 33 years old
Management:wild
Location:Tsavo National Park
ArrivalTsavo National Park 2002-00-00
from David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust Voi
David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust Voi 1989-00-00
from David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust Nairobi nursery
Born:* 1987-02-00 wild
Document updated2018-10-20: link, photo
Olmeg was the very first infant African Elephant to have been successfully hand reared from juvenile age.

Reference list

Koehl, D., (2020). Olmeg, an African Bush elephant (Loxodonta africana) at Tsavo National Park in Kenya. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 29 September 2020 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=2496. (archived at the Wayback machine)

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