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

♂ Gambo



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

Date of arrival

2005-12-05Pilanesberg National Park
from Pilanesberg boma holding facility

2005-11-07Pilanesberg boma holding facility
from Hammanskraal rehabilitation centre

2005-09-24Hammanskraal rehabilitation centre
from Pilanesberg National Park

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History of updates2020-10-18

Latest document update2020-10-18 06:25:24
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Gambo is a living Male ♂ African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) , located at the Pilanesberg National Park, in South Africa.

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

Gambo lives together with 8 other elephants at the Pilanesberg National Park:
  1. Cyclops
  2. Durga born 1964
  3. Lebombo
  4. LT
  5. Nkemele (wild)
  6. Sehlare
  7. Thabo
  8. Uno (wild)
and possibly other wild elephants which have no record in this database
detailed list with arrival dates etc.


Gambo was born wild at Pilanesberg National Park.

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Surviving burn victim

Reference list


Koehl, Dan, (2021). Gambo, African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) located at Pilanesberg National Park in South Africa. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 28 May 2023 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=4202. (archived at the Wayback machine)

Sources used for this article is among others:

  • Leigh-Ann Woolley, South Africa

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