Amboseli National Park in Kenya


Amboseli National Park



Typewild
Founded1968
PlaceNamanga
CountryKenya
Websitehttp://www.kws.org/amboseli.html
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Description

Amboseli National Park, located in Namanga, in Kenya, was founded in 1968.

At Amboseli National Park lives 75 elephants with records in this database: (detail list)

  1. Abigail born 1967?
  2. ,
  3. Adam born 1973
  4. ,
  5. Albert born 1967?
  6. ,
  7. Alexander
  8. ,
  9. Alison born 1962?
  10. ,
  11. Althea
  12. ,
  13. Amelia born 1968?
  14. ,
  15. Amos born 1972
  16. ,
  17. Amy born 1952?
  18. ,
  19. Astrid
  20. ,
  21. Audrey born 1972?
  22. ,
  23. Craig (wild) born 1972
  24. ,
  25. E-mail born 2001
  26. ,
  27. Ebony born 1994
  28. ,
  29. Echeri born 1995
  30. ,
  31. Eclipse (twin) born 1980
  32. ,
  33. Edwina (wild) born 1982-08-00
  34. ,
  35. Ejac born 1997
  36. ,
  37. Elaine born 1999
  38. ,
  39. Eldon born 1996
  40. ,
  41. Eldoret (wild EA family)
  42. ,
  43. Eleanor (wild) born 1985-03-00
  44. ,
  45. Elettra born 1995
  46. ,
  47. Eliot (wild) born 1985-04-00
  48. ,
  49. Ella (wild) born ~1965
  50. ,
  51. Elmo born 1999
  52. ,
  53. Elspeth (wild) born 1988-10-00
  54. ,
  55. Elton (wild) born 1985
  56. ,
  57. Ely (wild) born 1990-03-01
  58. ,
  59. Emilio born 2002-12-03
  60. ,
  61. Emily Kate born 2000
  62. ,
  63. Emma (wild) born 1987
  64. ,
  65. Emmet born 1999
  66. ,
  67. Emo (wild) born 1980
  68. ,
  69. Enid (wild) born 1982-01-00
  70. ,
  71. Equinox (twin) born 1980
  72. ,
  73. Eric (wild) born 1978-12-00
  74. ,
  75. Erica born 1998
  76. ,
  77. Esprit born 2005
  78. ,
  79. Estelle
  80. ,
  81. Eudora (wild) born 1972
  82. ,
  83. Europa born 1995
  84. ,
  85. Evaline born 2008?
  86. ,
  87. Ewan (wild) born 1982
  88. ,
  89. Explorer born 2000
  90. ,
  91. Icarus (wild) born 1983
  92. ,
  93. Jalila
  94. ,
  95. Jemima
  96. ,
  97. Julep born 2007-05-00
  98. ,
  99. Katito (wild twin) born 2018-04-00
  100. ,
  101. M 41 (wild)
  102. ,
  103. M135 (wild) born <1972
  104. ,
  105. noname (wild, mother to Alison and Agatha)
  106. ,
  107. Padua (wild)
  108. ,
  109. Paru (wild)
  110. ,
  111. Renata
  112. ,
  113. Tecla
  114. ,
  115. Teddy (wild) born 1966
  116. ,
  117. Theodora (wild) born 1967
  118. ,
  119. Timanoi (wild) born 2006-03-00
  120. ,
  121. Tolstoy (wild) born 1971
  122. ,
  123. Tuo (wild) born 1980-05-00
  124. ,
  125. Tyler (wild) born 1999-11-00
  126. ,
  127. unknown born 2006
  128. ,
  129. unknown born 2004
  130. ,
  131. unknown (wild) born 2012
  132. ,
  133. unknown (wild) born 2003-12-25
  134. ,
  135. unknown (wild) born >2011
  136. ,
  137. unknown (wild) born >2011
  138. ,
  139. unknown (wild) born >2011
  140. ,
  141. unknown (wild) born >2011
  142. ,
  143. unknown (wild) born 2002-11-00
  144. ,
  145. unknown (wild) born 2003
  146. ,
  147. unknown (wild) born >2011
  148. ,
  149. unknown (wild) born >2011
  150. ,


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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 kmö (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.

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2010: The elephant population has been relatively stable, with 1,087 individuals counted in the year 2000; 1,090 in 2002 and 967 in 2007 compared to the year 2010 population of 1,266.


References for records about Amboseli National Park

Recommended Citation

Koehl, Dan (2020). Amboseli National Park, Elephant Encyclopedia. Available online at https://www.elephant.se/location2.php?location_id=48. (archived at the Wayback machine)

Sources used for this article is among others:


Amboseli National Park on elephant-news.com

Amboseli National Park is mentioned on Elephant News:

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2020-08-14Some good news: an 'elephant baby boom' in one kenyan national park - Elephant News
2010-11-27Kenyan rangers gun down elephant poachers - Elephant News
2011-06-0840-year study finds elephants and humans are remarkably alike - Elephant News
2011-09-19Chinese demand revives ivory trade - Elephant News
2011-12-15Two albinistic elephants born in 2011, heres a short summary of white elephants i know. - Elephant News
2013-10-19Census shows increasing elephant population in kenya national park - Elephant News
2020-08-14Some good news: an 'elephant baby boom' in one kenyan national park - Elephant News


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