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

♂ Orok


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Species:African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Male ♂ 19 years old
Management:Wild elephant
Born:* 2004 wild
Birth place: in Amboseli National Park
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Tsavo National Park, in Kenya

Date of arrival

Tsavo National Park
from DSWT Ithumba

2006-06-13DSWT Ithumba
from DSWT Nairobi nursery

2006-02-07DSWT Nairobi nursery
from Amboseli National Park

Record history
History of updates2018-10-21: wild

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

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

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

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Orok was born wild 2004 at Amboseli National Park.

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The name “Orok” was given him by Cynthia Moss of the Elephant Research Unit.

Reference list


Koehl, Dan, (2023). Orok, African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) located at Tsavo National Park in Kenya. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 11 December 2023 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=2652. (archived at the Wayback machine)

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