African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Turkwel at DSWT Ithumba

♀ Turkwel



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Identification

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Description

Species:African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 12 years old
Management:Free contact
Origin
Born:* 2009 wild
Birth place:
Locations - owners
Present / last location:DSWT Ithumba, in Kenya

Date of arrival

DSWT Ithumba
from DSWT Nairobi nursery

2009-08-04DSWT Nairobi nursery
from South Turkana National Reserve

Record history
History of updates2009-10-14: new record
2018-10-24: attacked by lion

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


Turkwel is a living Female ♀ African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) , located at DSWT Ithumba, in Kenya.

Turkwel arrived DSWT Ithumba unknown date, relocated from DSWT Nairobi nursery, in Kenya.

In DSWT Ithumba, Turkwel lives together with 44 other elephants with records as alive in this database:

  1. 1. ♂ Jotto born 2016-01-18
  2. ,   
  3. 2. ♂ Ambo born 2016
  4. ,   
  5. 3. ♂ Barsilinga
  6. ,   
  7. 4. ♂ Bomani
  8. ,   
  9. 5. ♂ Dololo born 2017
  10. ,   
  11. 6. ♂ Enkikwe born 2013
  12. ,   
  13. 7. ♀ Esampu born 2016
  14. ,   
  15. 8. ♂ Galla born 2012
  16. ,   
  17. 9. ♀ Garzi
  18. ,   
  19. 10. ♂ Kanjoro born 2010
  20. ,   
  21. 11. ♂ Karisa born 2012
  22. ,   
  23. 12. ♂ Karisa
  24. ,   
  25. 13. ♀ Kauro born 2014
  26. ,   
  27. 14. ♂ Kelelari born 2012
  28. ,   
  29. 15. ♂ Kithaka born 2011-11-00
  30. ,   
  31. 16. ♀ Kuishi
  32. ,   
  33. 17. ♂ Lemoyian born 2012-07-00
  34. ,   
  35. 18. ♀ Malima
  36. ,   
  37. 19. ♀ Malkia
  38. ,   
  39. 20. ♂ Mapia born 2016-11-00
  40. ,   
  41. 21. ♀ Maramoia born 2013
  42. ,   
  43. 22. ♀ Maramoja
  44. ,   
  45. 23. ♀ Mteto born 2015?
  46. ,   
  47. 24. ♂ Mundusi born 2015?
  48. ,   
  49. 25. ♂ Musiara
  50. ,   
  51. 26. ♀ Mutara born 2009
  52. ,   
  53. 27. ♂ Namalok born 2011
  54. ,   
  55. 28. ♀ Naseku born 2012
  56. ,   
  57. 29. ♀ Ndiwa
  58. ,   
  59. 30. ♂ Olsekki born 2013
  60. ,   
  61. 31. ♀ Oltaiyoni
  62. ,   
  63. 32. ♂ Orwa
  64. ,   
  65. 33. ♂ Pare
  66. ,   
  67. 34. ♂ Rapa born 2015
  68. ,   
  69. 35. ♀ Roi born 2013
  70. ,   
  71. 36. ♀ Sana Sana
  72. ,   
  73. 37. ♂ Sapalan born 2011
  74. ,   
  75. 38. ♂ Sattao
  76. ,   
  77. 39. ♀ Siangiki born 2013
  78. ,   
  79. 40. ♂ Sirimon
  80. ,   
  81. 41. ♂ Tusuja born 2014
  82. ,   
  83. 42. ♀ Ukame born 2012
  84. ,   
  85. 43. ♂ Vuria
  86. ,   
  87. 44. ♂ Wanjala
  88. ,   
    See also a more detailed list with the elephants arrival dates etc.

    Origin


    Turkwel was born wild 2009.


Comments / pictures

2018-07-24: After en attack by lion, the infection had compromised blood supply to her tail and that had to be amputated

Reference list

References

Koehl, Dan, (2021). Turkwel, African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) located at DSWT Ithumba in Kenya. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 25 September 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=4961. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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