Coco an African Bush elephant (Loxodonta africana) at The elephant camp (Wild Horizons)

Female ♀ African Bush elephant (<em>Loxodonta africana</em>) Coco at The elephant camp (Wild Horizons)

Looking very young for her age
Coco
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Species: African Bush elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Female ♀ about 43 years old (approximate age)
Management:Free contact
Location:The elephant camp (Wild Horizons)
ArrivalThe elephant camp (Wild Horizons) 2008-07-13
from Wild Horizons Elephant Camp
Wild Horizons Elephant Camp 2006-01-00
from Unknown
Born:* ~1977 unknown
Document updated2020-09-23: status changed to living
(by a possible mistake filed as dead 2008-2020, according to sources living)

She was an orphan at the age of 7-8 years, as a result of Zambezi Valley elephant culling in the mid-1980’s and was taken to a farm outside Karoi in Mashonaland West. From there, she and another elephant (Jack who is since deceased) were then taken to Chiredzi via Harare.

Reference list

Koehl, D., (2020). Coco, an African Bush elephant (Loxodonta africana) at The elephant camp (Wild Horizons) in Zimbabwe. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 25 September 2020 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=4445. (archived at the Wayback machine)

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