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

dead elephant ☨ ♂ Pilane  dead elephant
Alternative name: Philane, Philani



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

Date of arrival

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

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History of updates2020-10-18

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† Pilane is a dead Male ♂ African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana), , who died 2020-10-15? at Pilanesberg National Park, in South Africa, .


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 list


Koehl, Dan, (2024). Pilane, African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) located at Pilanesberg National Park in South Africa. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 17 April 2024 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=7962. (archived at the Wayback machine)

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Categories2020 deaths | 1963 births | 1998 captures | Elephants from Pilanesberg National Park | South Africa | African savanna elephants

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