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

♀ Challa


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Species:African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 19 years old
Management:Wild elephant
Born:* 2004-08-00 wild
Birth place: in Tsavo National Park
Capture: 2005 Challa, Ziwani - Tsavo West
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

2005-11-16DSWT Nairobi nursery
from Tsavo National Park

Record history
History of updates2018-10-21: wild

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

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

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

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Challa was born wild 2004-08-00 at Tsavo National Park, captured 2005 , captured at Challa, Ziwani - Tsavo West .

Reference list


Koehl, Dan, (2023). Challa, African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) located at Tsavo National Park in Kenya. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 3 December 2023 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

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