Pleiades
African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) at
Amboseli National Park in Kenya

♀ Pleiades

Identification

AERP family idPC2 family

Description

Species:African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Female ♀
Management:Wild elephant
Origin
Born:* wild
Birth place: in Amboseli National Park
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Amboseli National Park, in Kenya

Date of arrival

Amboseli National Park
Record history
History of updates2022-03-13

Latest document update2021-08-11 11:48:19
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Pleiades is a living Female ♀ African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) , located at the Amboseli National Park, in Kenya.

Pleiades arrived to the Amboseli National Park unknown date, Pleiades lives together with 163 other elephants at the Amboseli National Park:
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Origin


Pleiades was born wild at Amboseli National Park.


Comments / pictures

2021-05-25: This very impressive male is called X004 because he is someone we don't know. We're fairly sure he's an Amboseli elephant. He probably went away when he was a newly independent young male and before we got good ID photos of him. When he is in Musth he comes to the Park looking for receptive females. Today he mated with one of the females from the PC2 family, Pleiades.

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References

Koehl, Dan, (2021). Pleiades, African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) located at Amboseli National Park in Kenya. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 1 October 2022 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=8032. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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CategoriesElephants from Amboseli National Park | Kenya | African savanna elephants


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