Pilane an African savanna elephant at Pilanesberg National Park

 ☨ ♂ Pilane  
Alternative name:Philane, Philani
Species:African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Male ♂ maybe about 57 years old (estimated age)
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Characteristics:right tusk is broken
Born:* 1963? wild
Birth place: in Kruger National Park
Capture: 1998 KNP
Dead date: 2020-10-15?
Death reason: age:
Present / last location:Pilanesberg National Park, in South Africa

Date of Arrival
(Presently sometimes errors!)

1998-00-00Pilanesberg National Park
from Kruger National Park

Document updated2020-10-18
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† Pilane is a dead Male ♂ African savanna elephant, (Loxodonta africana), who died at Pilanesberg National Park, in South Africa, of age in 2020-10-15?. (see detailed list).


Pilane was born wild 1963? at Kruger National Park, captured 1998 , captured at KNP.

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"The next two were called Philani and Mavuso". Named after Chief Pilane, of the Bagatla Tribe.

He was found by the rangers and his tusks was removed and send to an undisclosed location.

Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2020). Pilane, an African savanna at Pilanesberg National Park in South Africa. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 15 January 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=7962. (archived at the Wayback machine)

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

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