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Salaita an African Bush elephant (Loxodonta africana) at David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust Ithumba

† Salaita
ID Number:
237 in List of elephant orphans rescued by The David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust, Nairobi, Kenya - 
Species: African Bush elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Male ♂ 2 years old
Dead date: 2010-11-14,
Death reason: disease: pneumonia indicating Elephant Elephant TB (Mycobacterium tuberculosis) (Mycobacterium tuberculosis) or Cancer?
Location:David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust Ithumba
ArrivalDavid Sheldrick Wildlife Trust Ithumba 2010-09-25
Born:2008 wild
Document updated2018-10-24:

Sources, among others


  • Salaita on Elephant Orphan Profiles, at, website for The David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust

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