Matambu (wild) an African savanna elephant at Kruger National Park


♂ Matambu (wild)


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Species:African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Male ♂
Id numberLocal id Number: TKM13
Characteristics:almost totally blind
Dentition:tusker
Management:Wild elephant
Origin
Born:* wild
Birth place: in Kruger National Park
Locations
Present / last location:Kruger National Park, in South Africa

Date of Arrival
(Presently sometimes errors!)

Kruger National Park

Document updated2020-09-19
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Matambu (wild) is a Male ♂ African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana), living in Kruger National Park, in South Africa.

Matambu (wild) arrived in Kruger National Park unknown date,

In Kruger National Park, Matambu (wild) lives together with 6 other elephants with records in this database: (detailed list)

  1. Addis Adiba (wild)
  2. ,
  3. Apollo (wild)
  4. ,
  5. Bigflap (wild)
  6. ,
  7. Classic (wild)
  8. ,
  9. General (wild)
  10. ,
  11. Proud (wild)
  12. , and possibly other wild elephants which have no record in this database (see detailed list).

Origin


Matambu (wild) was born wild at Kruger National Park.


Comments / pictures

2005-06-16: first documented sighting
2019-05: a severe infection near the base of his tail and his underparts



Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2020). Matambu (wild), an African savanna at Kruger National Park in South Africa. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 25 February 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=7928. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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


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