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

♀ Murera

Identification

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Description

Species:African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 13 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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Biography

Location


Murera is a living Female ♀ African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) , located at the DSWT Umani Springs (Kibwezi Forest), in Kenya.

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

Murera lives together with 11 other elephants at the DSWT Umani Springs (Kibwezi Forest):
  1. 1. ♂ Alamaya
  2. 2. ♀ Enkesha
  3. 3. ♂ Faraja born 2012-01-28
  4. 4. ♂ Jasiri (albino) born 2011-12-10
  5. 5. ♀ Lima Lima born 2012
  6. 6. ♂ Mwashoti born 2012
  7. 7. ♂ Ngasha born 2012
  8. 8. ♀ Quanza born 2009
  9. 9. ♀ Sonje born 2011-04-20
  10. 10. ♀ Ziwa
  11. 11. ♀ Zongoloni born 2012?

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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 list

References

Koehl, Dan, (2021). Murera, African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) located at DSWT Umani Springs (Kibwezi Forest) in Kenya. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 19 August 2022 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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