Harry an African savanna elephant at Elephants of Eden (EOE)

♂ Harry
Species:African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Male ♂ 32 years old
Id number
Management:Free contact

People killed:2
Born:* 1989 wild
Birth place: in Kruger National Park
Total: 3 babies

1. Born 2007-01-01 Shungu

2. Born 2009-06-20
(dead † 2009-08-06)

3. Born 2013-05-21 Tembi
Present / last location:Elephants of Eden (EOE), in South Africa

Date of Arrival
(Presently sometimes errors!)

2012-03-22Elephants of Eden (EOE)
from Knysna Elephant Park
Knysna Elephant Park 1994-10-26
from Kruger National Park

Document updated2011-06-06: mankiller 2005, attack 2011.
2012-08-08: arrival date, and transfer date to EOE
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Harry is a Male ♂ African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana), living in Elephants of Eden (EOE), in South Africa.

Harry arrived in Elephants of Eden (EOE) 2012-03-22, relocated from Knysna Elephant Park, in South Africa.

In Elephants of Eden (EOE), Harry lives together with 8 other elephants with records in this database: (detailed list)

  1. Namib born 1988
  2. ,
  3. Shanti born 2000?
  4. ,
  5. Tembi born 2013-05-21
  6. ,
  7. Tosha born 1988
  8. ,
  9. unknown
  10. ,
  11. unknown
  12. ,
  13. unknown
  14. ,
  15. unknown
  16. , (see detailed list).


Total: 3 babies

  1. (M) 2007-01-01 Shungu
  2. (F) 2009-06-20 -- † 2009-08-06 Bibi
  3. (F) 2013-05-21 Tembi


Harry was born wild 1989 at Kruger National Park.

Comments / pictures

1994: Together with Sally, Harry was Knysnas first elephants, arriving in October.
2005-06: In June 2005, Harry trampled a handler to death.
2011-06-06: Handler Arnold Ndzwanana had to have one of his legs amputated after being tossed in the air and then trampled by the 22-year-old bull, Harry.

Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2020). Harry, an African savanna at Elephants of Eden (EOE) in South Africa. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 20 January 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=76. (archived at the Wayback machine)

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