Jumbo an African savanna elephant at The elephant camp (Wild Horizons)

Male ♂ African savanna Jumbo at The elephant camp (Wild Horizons)

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Species: African savanna elephant
Sex and age:Male ♂ 37 years old
Characteristics:distinctive twisted and uneven tusks
Management:Free contact
Location:The elephant camp (Wild Horizons)
ArrivalThe elephant camp (Wild Horizons) 2008-07-13
from Wild Horizons Elephant Camp
Wild Horizons Elephant Camp 1992-00-00
from Braeside Farm (Rory Hensman)
Braeside Farm (Rory Hensman) 1980-00-00
from Hwange National Park (Wankie game reserve)
Born:* 1983 wild
in Hwange National Park (Wankie game reserve)
Capture: 1980 , Hwange National Park
Document updated2020-09-22: update
Jumbo was an orphan from a culling operation in Hwange National Park in 1980.

1988: Rory Hensman took on his first two young orphaned elephants, Jumbo and Miss Ellie.

Reference list

Koehl, D., (2020). Jumbo, an African savanna at The elephant camp (Wild Horizons) in Zimbabwe. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 27 October 2020 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=272. (archived at the Wayback machine)

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