Amboseli National Park, in Namanga, Kenya, was founded in 1968.
At Amboseli National Park lives 135 elephants with records in this database: (detail list)
Amboseli National Park, formerly Maasai Amboseli Game Reserve is in Kajiado District, Rift Valley Province in Kenya. The park is 390 kmö (150 mi2) in size at the core of an 8,000 km2 (3,000 mi2) ecosystem that spreads across the Kenya-Tanzania border.
The park is famous for being the best place in Africa to get close to free-ranging elephants, and they have been the object for research since 40 years, supervised by Cynthia Moss. The Amboseli Elephant Research Project (AERP) also gives a general insight in the life for wild elephants, and among other things the mortality of wild elephants during draughts, and a rapid increase during more rainy years, as citations from Cynthia Moss clearly show;