African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) at
The elephant camp (Wild Horizons) in Zimbabwe

♀ Coco
Looking very young for her age
Looking very young for her age



Species:African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Female ♀ about 47 years old (approximate age)
Management:Free contact
Born:* ~1977 unknown
Birth place:
Locations - owners
Present / last location:The elephant camp (Wild Horizons), in Zimbabwe

Date of arrival

2008-07-13The elephant camp (Wild Horizons)
from Wild Horizons Elephant Camp

2006-01-00Wild Horizons Elephant Camp
from Unknown

Record history
History of updates2022-07-14

Latest document update2020-11-08 02:25:40
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Coco is a living Female ♀ African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) , located at the The elephant camp (Wild Horizons), in Zimbabwe.

Coco arrived in 2008-07-13 to the The elephant camp (Wild Horizons), relocated from the Wild Horizons Elephant Camp, in Zimbabwe.


Coco lives together with 12 other elephants at the The elephant camp (Wild Horizons):

detailed list with arrival dates etc. of the other elephants
  1. 1. ♂ Doji (Madojwa)
  2. 2. ♀ Emily born 1986
  3. 3. ♂ Izibulo born 2004-00-00
  4. 4. ♂ Jake
  5. 5. ♀ Janet
  6. 6. ♂ Jock
  7. 7. ♂ Jumbo born 1983
  8. 8. ♀ Lulu
  9. 9. ♂ Mapfumo
  10. 10. ♀ Miss Ellie
  11. 11. ♀ Naledi born 2009-09-23
  12. 12. ♀ Tembi


Coco was born unknown ~1977.

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(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, Dan, (2024). Coco, African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) located at The elephant camp (Wild Horizons) in Zimbabwe. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 15 June 2024 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

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