Akagera National Park in Rwanda


Akagera National Park
Typewild

Owner
Region Eastern Province
Country Rwanda
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Description

Akagera National Park, Rwanda .

Living elephants

At the Akagera National Park lives 2 elephants with records in this database: (detail list)
  1. Helico born 1970
  2. Mwiza born 1970
and possibly other wild elephants which have no record in this database.

Comments / picturesIn the year 1975, over 26 elephants were moved into Akagera National Park from Bugesera Kigali, these 7 year old elephants also included 14 males and 12 females. Of these 3 were habituated and included Mutware the chief, Mwiza as well as Helico.

Though the rest remained wild. With time, Mwiza and Helico followed the wild elephants thus leaving Mutware to remain lonely until his death in 2018.

References for records about Akagera National Park

Recommended Citation

Koehl, Dan (2021). Akagera National Park, Elephant Encyclopedia. Available online at https://www.elephant.se/location2.php?location_id=2893. (archived at the Wayback machine)

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