African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) at
Pilanesberg National Park in South Africa

♂ LT
Alternative name: Less Than



Species:African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Male ♂
Characteristics: a distinctive 'less than' sign on his face
Management:Wild elephant
Born:* wild
Birth place: in Kruger National Park
Capture: KNP
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Pilanesberg National Park, in South Africa

Date of arrival

1981-12-00Pilanesberg National Park
from Kruger National Park

Record history
History of updates2020-10-18

Latest document update2020-10-18 06:25:24
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LT is a living Male ♂ African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) , located at the Pilanesberg National Park, in South Africa.

LT arrived in 1981-12-00 to the Pilanesberg National Park, relocated from the Kruger National Park, in South Africa.


LT lives together with 8 other elephants at the Pilanesberg National Park:

detailed list with arrival dates etc. of the other elephants
  1. Cyclops
  2. Durga born 1964
  3. Gambo
  4. Lebombo
  5. Nkemele (wild)
  6. Sehlare
  7. Thabo
  8. Uno (wild)
and possibly other wild elephants which have no record in this database


LT was born wild at Kruger National Park, captured at KNP.

Comments / pictures

Affectionately named Less Than or LT due to a distinctive 'less than' sign on his face

1997: LT had established himself as a dominant male and had adopted a Herd of females of his own

Reference list


Koehl, Dan, (2024). LT, African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) located at Pilanesberg National Park in South Africa. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 24 April 2024 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

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