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

♀ Mpenzi

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Species:African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 30 years old
Management:Wild elephant
Born:* 1992-10-16 wild
Birth place: in Tsavo National Park
Capture: 1993 Mazinga Hill, Voi
Total: 2 babies

1. Born Asante

2. Born 2012-04-00 Mpia
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Tsavo National Park, in Kenya

Date of arrival

Tsavo National Park
from DSWT Voi

1993-05-00DSWT Voi
from Tsavo National Park

Record history
History of updates2018-10-21: birth location, picture

Latest document update2020-10-18 06:25:24
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Mpenzi is a living Female ♀ African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) , located at the Tsavo National Park, in Kenya.

Mpenzi arrived to the Tsavo National Park unknown date, relocated from the DSWT Voi, in Kenya.

Mpenzi lives together with 130 other elephants at the Tsavo National Park:
detailed list with arrival dates etc.


  1. (F) Asante
  2. (F) 2012-04-00 Mpia


Mpenzi was born wild 1992-10-16 at Tsavo National Park, captured 1993 , captured at Mazinga Hill, Voi.

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The name “Mpenzi” means “Darling” in Kiswahili.

Reference list


Koehl, Dan, (2021). Mpenzi, African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) located at Tsavo National Park in Kenya. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 6 July 2022 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

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