Gambo an African savanna elephant at Pilanesberg National Park

♂ Gambo
Species:African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Male ♂
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Born:* wild
Birth place: in Pilanesberg National Park
Present / last location:Pilanesberg National Park, in South Africa

Date of Arrival
(Presently sometimes errors!)

2005-12-05Pilanesberg National Park
from Pilanesberg boma holding facility
Pilanesberg boma holding facility 2005-11-07
from Hammanskraal rehabilitation centre
Hammanskraal rehabilitation centre 2005-09-24
from Pilanesberg National Park

Document updated2020-10-18
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Gambo is a Male ♂ African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana), living in Pilanesberg National Park, in South Africa.

Gambo arrived in Pilanesberg National Park 2005-12-05, relocated from Pilanesberg boma holding facility , in South Africa.

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

  1. Amarula
  2. ,
  3. Cyclops
  4. ,
  5. Durga born 1964
  6. ,
  7. Lebombo
  8. ,
  9. LT
  10. ,
  11. Nkemele (wild)
  12. ,
  13. Sehlare
  14. ,
  15. Thabo
  16. ,
  17. Uno (wild)
  18. , and many other wild elephants which have no record in this database (see detailed list).


Gambo was born wild at Pilanesberg National Park.

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Surviving burn victim

Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2020). Gambo, an African savanna at Pilanesberg National Park in South Africa. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 15 January 2021 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

Sources used for this article is among others:

  • Leigh-Ann Woolley, South Africa


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