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

♂ Thabo



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

Date of arrival

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

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History of updates2020-10-18

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

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

Thabo lives together with 8 other elephants at the Pilanesberg National Park:
  1. Cyclops
  2. Durga born 1964
  3. Gambo
  4. Lebombo
  5. LT
  6. Nkemele (wild)
  7. Sehlare
  8. Uno (wild)
and possibly other wild elephants which have no record in this database

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Thabo was born wild at Kruger National Park.

Comments / pictures

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 list


Koehl, Dan, (2023). Thabo, African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) located at Pilanesberg National Park in South Africa. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 2 October 2023 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

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