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

♂ Nkemele (wild)
Photo by Heinrich Neumeyer
Photo by Heinrich Neumeyer
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Identification


Description

Species:African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Male ♂
Management:Wild elephant
Origin
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

Record history
History of updates2020-10-18

Latest document update2020-10-18 06:25:24
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Biography

Location


Nkemele (wild) is a living Male ♂ African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) , located at the Pilanesberg National Park, in South Africa.

Nkemele (wild) arrived in 1981-12-00 to the Pilanesberg National Park, relocated from the Kruger National Park, in South Africa.

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

Origin


Nkemele (wild) was born wild at Kruger National Park.


Comments / pictures

First male caught and relocated to the Pilanesberg. Since expected arrival became delayed, he was named "Nkemele", Setswana for "Wait for me"

Reference list

References

Koehl, Dan, (2021). Nkemele (wild), African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) located at Pilanesberg National Park in South Africa. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 26 November 2022 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=7968. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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