Thabo an African savanna elephant at Pilanesberg National Park

♂ Thabo
Species:African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Male ♂
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Body height: 3.50 meter, 11.5 feet
Body weight: 6000.00 kg, 13200.00 lbs
Born:* wild
Birth place: in Kruger National Park
Present / last location:Pilanesberg National Park, in South Africa

Date of Arrival
(Presently sometimes errors!)

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

Document updated2020-10-18
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Thabo is a Male ♂ African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana), living in Pilanesberg National Park, in South Africa.

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

In Pilanesberg National Park, Thabo lives together with 9 other elephants with records in this database: (detailed list)

  1. Amarula
  2. ,
  3. Cyclops
  4. ,
  5. Durga born 1964
  6. ,
  7. Gambo
  8. ,
  9. Lebombo
  10. ,
  11. LT
  12. ,
  13. Nkemele (wild)
  14. ,
  15. Sehlare
  16. ,
  17. Uno (wild)
  18. , and many other wild elephants which have no record in this database (see detailed list).


Thabo was born wild at Kruger National Park.

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Named Thabo, which means happiness, he measured 3.5 meters tall, which was the maximum size of elephant that could fit into the transport truck and he weighed in at six tons.

Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2020). Thabo, an African savanna at Pilanesberg National Park in South Africa. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 15 January 2021 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

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