Durga
African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) at
Pilanesberg National Park in South Africa

♀ Durga

Identification

SSP nr329

Description

Species:African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 57 years old
Management:Unknown
Origin
Born:* 1964 wild
Birth place: in Kruger National Park
Capture: 1966
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Pilanesberg National Park, in South Africa

Date of arrival

1981-00-00Pilanesberg National Park
from Randall Moore

1980-00-00Randall Moore
from Eloise Berchtold

1976-02-06Eloise Berchtold
from Portland Zoo (Metro Washington Park Zoo)

1975-07-02Portland Zoo (Metro Washington Park Zoo)
from Eloise Berchtold

Eloise Berchtold
from Kruger National Park

Record history
History of updates2011-04-26: Previous locations, SSP, Death RE
2012-05-24: SSP, Gender RE

Latest document update2020-10-18 06:25:24
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Location


Durga is a living Female ♀ African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) , located at the Pilanesberg National Park, in South Africa.

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

Durga lives together with 9 other elephants at the Pilanesberg National Park:
  1. Amarula
  2. Cyclops
  3. Gambo
  4. Lebombo
  5. LT
  6. Nkemele (wild)
  7. Sehlare
  8. Thabo
  9. Uno (wild)


See also a more detailed list with the elephants arrival dates etc.

Origin


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

Reference list

References

Koehl, Dan, (2021). Durga, African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) located at Pilanesberg National Park in South Africa. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 20 October 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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Categories1964 births | Born in South Africa | 1966 captures | Elephants from Pilanesberg National Park | South Africa | African savanna elephants


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