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

♂ Buchuma


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Species:African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Male ♂ 20 years old
Management:Wild elephant
Born:* 2004-05-00 wild
Birth place: in Tsavo National Park
Capture: Buchuma Entrance Gate to Tsavo East
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Tsavo National Park, in Kenya

Date of arrival

Tsavo National Park
from DSWT Ithumba

DSWT Ithumba
from DSWT Nairobi nursery

2004-09-28DSWT Nairobi nursery
from Tsavo National Park

Record history
History of updates2021-02-22

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

Buchuma arrived to the Tsavo National Park unknown date, relocated from the DSWT Ithumba, in Kenya.


Buchuma lives together with 130 other elephants at the Tsavo National Park:

detailed list with arrival dates etc. of the other elephants


Buchuma was born wild 2004-05-00 at Tsavo National Park, captured at Buchuma Entrance Gate to Tsavo East .

Reference list


Koehl, Dan, (2024). Buchuma, African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) located at Tsavo National Park in Kenya. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 21 April 2024 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=2651. (archived at the Wayback machine)

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