Durga an African savanna elephant at Pilanesberg National Park

♀ Durga
Species:African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 57 years old
Id numberSSP Number: (329)
Born:* 1964 wild
Birth place: in Kruger National Park
Capture: 1966
Present / last location:Pilanesberg National Park, in South Africa

Date of Arrival
(Presently sometimes errors!)

1981-00-00Pilanesberg National Park
from Randall Moore
Randall Moore 1980-00-00
from Eloise Berchtold
Eloise Berchtold 1976-02-06
from Portland Zoo (Metro Washington Park Zoo)
Portland Zoo (Metro Washington Park Zoo) 1975-07-02
from Eloise Berchtold
Eloise Berchtold
from Kruger National Park

Document updated2011-04-26: Previous locations, SSP, Death RE
2012-05-24: SSP, Gender RE
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Durga is a Female ♀ African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana), living in Pilanesberg National Park, in South Africa.

Durga arrived in Pilanesberg National Park 1981-00-00, relocated from Randall Moore, in Botswana.

In Pilanesberg National Park, Durga lives together with 9 other elephants with records in this database: (detailed list)

  1. Amarula
  2. ,
  3. Cyclops
  4. ,
  5. Gambo
  6. ,
  7. Lebombo
  8. ,
  9. LT
  10. ,
  11. Nkemele (wild)
  12. ,
  13. Sehlare
  14. ,
  15. Thabo
  16. ,
  17. Uno (wild)
  18. , (see detailed list).


Durga was born wild 1964 at Kruger National Park, captured 1966 .

Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2020). Durga, an African savanna at Pilanesberg National Park in South Africa. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 15 January 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=3556. (archived at the Wayback machine)

Sources used for this article is among others:

  • Leigh-Ann Woolley, South Africa


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