African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) at
Tsavo National Park in Kenya

♀ Kalama


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Species:African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 13 years old
Management:Wild elephant
Born:* 2009 wild
Birth place:
Capture: 2009 Kalama area, near Archer’s Post in Samburu district, Northern Kenya
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Tsavo National Park, in Kenya

Date of arrival

Tsavo National Park
from DSWT Ithumba

DSWT Ithumba
from DSWT Nairobi nursery

2009-05-30DSWT Nairobi nursery
from Samburu National Reserve

Record history
History of updates2018-10-24: wild

Latest document update2020-10-18 06:25:24
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Kalama is a living Female ♀ African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) , located at the Tsavo National Park, in Kenya.

Kalama arrived to the Tsavo National Park unknown date, relocated from the DSWT Ithumba, in Kenya.

Kalama lives together with 130 other elephants at the Tsavo National Park:
detailed list with arrival dates etc.


Kalama was born wild 2009, captured 2009 , captured at Kalama area, near Archer’s Post in Samburu district, Northern Kenya.

Reference list


Koehl, Dan, (2021). Kalama, African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) located at Tsavo National Park in Kenya. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 3 October 2022 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=5243. (archived at the Wayback machine)

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