African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Murera at DSWT Umani Springs (Kibwezi Forest)

♀ Murera

Identification

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Description

Species:African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 12 years old
Management:Free contact
Origin
Born:* 2009-08-00 wild
Birth place:
Locations - owners
Present / last location:DSWT Umani Springs (Kibwezi Forest), in Kenya

Date of arrival

2014-06-24DSWT Umani Springs (Kibwezi Forest)
from DSWT Nairobi nursery

2012-02-21DSWT Nairobi nursery
from Meru National Park

Record history
History of updates2013-11-12: corrected records
2018-10-24: transferred Umani Springs

Latest document update2020-10-18 06:25:24
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Murera is a living Female ♀ African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) , located at DSWT Umani Springs (Kibwezi Forest), in Kenya.

Murera arrived DSWT Umani Springs (Kibwezi Forest) 2014-06-24, relocated from DSWT Nairobi nursery, in Kenya.

In DSWT Umani Springs (Kibwezi Forest), Murera lives together with 12 other elephants with records as alive in this database:

  1. 1. ♂ Alamaya
  2. ,   
  3. 2. ♀ Enkesha
  4. ,   
  5. 3. ♂ Faraja born 2012-01-28
  6. ,   
  7. 4. ♂ Jasiri (albino) born 2011-12-10
  8. ,   
  9. 5. ♀ Lima Lima born 2012
  10. ,   
  11. 6. ♂ Mwashoti born 2012
  12. ,   
  13. 7. ♂ Ngasha born 2012
  14. ,   
  15. 8. ♀ Quanza born 2009
  16. ,   
  17. 9. ♀ Shukuru born 2009-09-00
  18. ,   
  19. 10. ♀ Sonje born 2011-04-20
  20. ,   
  21. 11. ♀ Ziwa
  22. ,   
  23. 12. ♀ Zongoloni born 2012?
  24. ,   
    See also a more detailed list with the elephants arrival dates etc.

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, (2021). Murera, African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) located at DSWT Umani Springs (Kibwezi Forest) in Kenya. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 20 September 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 DSWT Umani Springs (Kibwezi Forest) | Kenya | African savanna elephants


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