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


♀ Murera
Species:African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 12 years old
Id number
267 in List of elephant orphans rescued by The David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust, Nairobi, Kenya
Management:Free contact
Origin
Born:* 2009-08-00 wild
Birth place:
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 2012-02-21
from Meru National Park

Document updated2013-11-12: corrected records
2018-10-24: transferred Umani Springs
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Murera is a Female ♀ African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana), living in David Sheldrick Trust Umani Springs (Kibwezi Forest), in Kenya.

Murera 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), Murera 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. Mwashoti born 2012
  14. ,
  15. Ngasha born 2012
  16. ,
  17. Quanza born 2009
  18. ,
  19. Shukuru born 2009-09-00
  20. ,
  21. Sonje born 2011-04-20
  22. ,
  23. Ziwa
  24. ,
  25. Zongoloni born 2012?
  26. , (see detailed list).

Origin


Murera was born wild 2009-08-00.


Comments / pictures

Meru National Park: Stepped on elephants spikes, while another leg was severely hurt by the subsequent fall



Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2020). Murera, an African savanna at David Sheldrick Trust Umani Springs (Kibwezi Forest) in Kenya. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 17 January 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=7847. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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Categories2009 births | Born in Kenya | 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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