Sonje an African savanna elephant at David Sheldrick Trust Umani Springs (Kibwezi Forest)


♀ Sonje
Species:African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 10 years old
Id number
266 in List of elephant orphans rescued by The David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust, Nairobi, Kenya
Management:Free contact
Origin
Born:* 2011-04-20 wild
Birth place: in Galana ranch
Capture: Galana Ranch
Locations
Present / last location:David Sheldrick Trust Umani Springs (Kibwezi Forest), in Kenya

Date of Arrival
(Presently sometimes errors!)

2014-06-24David Sheldrick Trust Umani Springs (Kibwezi Forest)
from David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust Nairobi nursery
David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust Nairobi nursery 2012-02-11
from Galana ranch

Document updated2018-10-24: transferred Umani springs
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Sonje is a Female ♀ African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana), living in David Sheldrick Trust Umani Springs (Kibwezi Forest), in Kenya.

Sonje arrived in David Sheldrick Trust Umani Springs (Kibwezi Forest) 2014-06-24, relocated from David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust Nairobi nursery, in Kenya.

In David Sheldrick Trust Umani Springs (Kibwezi Forest), Sonje lives together with 13 other elephants with records in this database: (detailed list)

  1. Alamaya
  2. ,
  3. Enkesha
  4. ,
  5. Faraja born 2012-01-28
  6. ,
  7. Jasiri (albino) born 2011-12-10
  8. ,
  9. Lima Lima born 2012
  10. ,
  11. Luggard
  12. ,
  13. Murera born 2009-08-00
  14. ,
  15. Mwashoti born 2012
  16. ,
  17. Ngasha born 2012
  18. ,
  19. Quanza born 2009
  20. ,
  21. Shukuru born 2009-09-00
  22. ,
  23. Ziwa
  24. ,
  25. Zongoloni born 2012?
  26. , (see detailed list).

Origin


Sonje was born wild 2011-04-20 at Galana ranch, captured at Galana Ranch.



Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2020). Sonje, an African savanna at David Sheldrick Trust Umani Springs (Kibwezi Forest) in Kenya. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 26 January 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=7780. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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Categories2011 births | Elephants from David Sheldrick Trust Umani Springs (Kibwezi Forest) | Kenya | African savanna elephants



This document was updated: 2020-10-18 06:25:24


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