African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Bafana at Knysna Elephant Park


♂ Bafana

Identification


Description

Species:African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Male ♂ 11 years old
Management:Free contact
Origin
Born:* 2010-03-00 captive-born
Birth place: in Knysna Elephant Park
Birth weight 50.00 kgs, 110.00 lbs

Parents: x ♀ Nandi
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Knysna Elephant Park, in South Africa

Date of arrival

Knysna Elephant Park
Record history
History of updates2020-10-01

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

Location


Bafana is a living Male ♂ African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) , located at Knysna Elephant Park, in South Africa.

Bafana arrived Knysna Elephant Park unknown date,

In Knysna Elephant Park, Bafana lives together with 17 other elephants with records as alive in this database:

  1. 1. ♀ Amari born 1998?
  2. ,   
  3. 2. ♀ Ashanti born 2006-01-17
  4. ,   
  5. 3. ♀ Bonnie born 1993-00-00
  6. ,   
  7. 4. ♂ Bulelo born 2003-01-00
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  9. 5. ♂ Clyde born 1993-00-00
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  11. 6. ♂ Gambo
  12. ,   
  13. 7. ♀ Jabari born 2003-11-00
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  15. 8. ♀ Keisha born 2003-12-00
  16. ,   
  17. 9. ♀ Malaika born 2003-10-00
  18. ,   
  19. 10. ♂ Mashudu born 2007
  20. ,   
  21. 11. ♀ Nandi born 1993
  22. ,   
  23. 12. ♀ Sally born 1989
  24. ,   
  25. 13. ♂ Shaka born 2001-06-00
  26. ,   
  27. 14. ♂ Shungu born 2007-01-01
  28. ,   
  29. 15. ♀ Thambile born 1991
  30. ,   
  31. 16. ♀ Thandi born 2003-10-16
  32. ,   
  33. 17. ♀ Thato born 2007
  34. ,   


See also a more detailed list with the elephants arrival dates etc.

Origin


Bafana was born captive-born 2010-03-00 at Knysna Elephant Park.

Parentage


Parents of Bafana are: ♂ (father) and ♀ Nandi (mother).


Siblings through the mother Nandi:

  1. 2003-10-16(F) Thandi
  2. 2013-03-09 - † 2013-03-09 () stillborn

Pedigree


Bafanas ancestral Pedigree:
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Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2021). Bafana, African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) located at Knysna Elephant Park in South Africa. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 17 September 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=5626. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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