Harry an African Bush elephant (Loxodonta africana) at Elephants of Eden (EOE)

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Species: African Bush elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Male ♂ 31 years old
Management:Free contact
People killed:2
Location:Elephants of Eden (EOE)
ArrivalElephants of Eden (EOE) 2012-03-22
from Knysna Elephant Park
Knysna Elephant Park 1994-10-26
from Kruger National Park
Born:* 1989 wild
in Kruger National Park
Offspring, year of birth, year of death:

    Total: 3 babies

  1. (M) 2007-01-01 Shungu
  2. (F) 2009-06-20 -- † 2009-08-06 Bibi
  3. (F) 2013-05-21 Tembi
Document updated2011-06-06: mankiller 2005, attack 2011.
2012-08-08: arrival date, and transfer date to EOE
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 list

Koehl, D., (2020). Harry, an African Bush elephant (Loxodonta africana) at Elephants of Eden (EOE) in South Africa. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 24 October 2020 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=76. (archived at the Wayback machine)

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