Deceased elephants at Amboseli National Park in Kenya


This database list 1 assumed dead elephants

NrIdName
Species-Sex
OriginAgeBirthDeath dateParentsArrivalArrival from location
1Eamon (wild)
LA M
45 years1976 x Echo (wild)1976-00-00

This database list 92 dead elephants

NrIdName
Species-Sex
AgeBirthDeath dateDeath reasonParentsArrivalArrival from locationImport
1 AERP id: JA + Jezebel (wild)
LA F
< 1 45wild
~1935
>1993-11-20 (0 years after arrival)age x
2 AERP id: EB + Sona (wild)
LA F
45wild
>1977-11-00 (0 years after arrival) x
3 AERP id: EB + Bertha (wild)
LA F
45wild
>1975-03-00 (0 years after arrival) x
4 Local id: 234 AERP id: TD + Tim (wild)
LA M
51wild
1969
2020-03-04 (51 years after arrival)age twisted gut x Trista (wild)1969-00-00
5+ Norah (wild twin)
LA F
< 1 51wild
2018-04-00
2018-10-21? (0 years after arrival)unknown x Paru (wild)2018-04-00
6+ Ezra (wild)
LA M
46wild
1972?
2018-06-18poached multiple spear wounds x
7 AERP id: EB + Little Male (wild)
LA M
49wild
1968?
2017-10-00killed shot x Emily (wild)
8+ Dumbledore
LA M
14wild
2003
2017-10-00 (14 years after arrival)disease x 2003-00-00
9+ Deborah (wild)
LA F
wild
<1973
2014-09-07 x
10+ Agatha
LA F
45wild
1968?
2013 x noname (wild, mother to Alison and Agatha)
11 AERP id: TD + TataBamba (wild)
LA F
24wild
1988
2012-11-00food related suspected poisoning x Theodora (wild)
12+ Qumquat
LA F
43wild
1969
2012-10-00 (43 years after arrival)poached x 1969-00-00
13+ Qantina
LA F
13wild
1999
2012-10-00poached x Qumquat
14+ Quaye
LA F
10wild
2002
2012-10-00 (10 years after arrival)poached x 2002-00-00
15+ Fenella
LA F
10wild
2012-07-17poached speared? x
16+ Bronowsky (wild)
LA M
10wild
2012-07-00poached with a single spear to his heart x
17 AERP id: EB + Echo (wild)
LA F
64wild
1945?
2009-05-00unknown x noname (wild, mother of Echo, Emily and Ella)
18 AERP id: MA + Mariana (wild)
LA F
64wild
1945?
2009-04-00 x
19 AERP id: JA + Joyce (wild)
LA F
wild
~1941
2009-00-00poached almost certainly killed by poachers? x
20 AERP id: TA + Teryl (wild)
LA F
14wild
1995-01-00
2009unknown x Tulip (wild)
21 AERP id: FB + Freda
LA F
14wild
2009age died during draught 2009 x
22 AERP id: JA + Jill (wild)
EM F
wild
~1964
2009poached almost certainly killed by poachers x
23+ Odile
LA F
wild
2009 x
24+ Ulla
LA F
wild
2009 x
25+ Xenia
LA F
wild
2009 x
26+ Leticia
LA F
wild
2009 x
27+ Ebenezer
LA M
wild
2009poached x
28+ Seamus
LA M
wild
2009euthanised poached with Akocanthera poison arrow x
29 AERP id: PA + stillborn
LA unknown
< 1wild
2008-12-00
2008-12-00 (0 years after arrival)stillborn x Puff2008-12-00
30+ Tulip
LA F
wild
2008poached speared by Masai worriors x
31+ noname
LA F
< 1wild
2007
2008poached speared by Masai worriors x Tecla
32+ Isabella
LA F
18wild
1990
2008poached speared by Masai worriors x
33 AERP id: TA + Tulip (wild)
LA F
24wild
1984-03-00
2008unknown speared? x Tuskless (wild)
34+ M262
LA M
40wild
1968
2008 (40 years after arrival)poached speared by Masai worriors x 1968-00-00
35+ Ganesh
LA M
45wild
1963
2008 (45 years after arrival)poached speared by Masai worriors x 1963-00-00
36+ Unknown male class 1B
LA M
45wild
2008poached speared by Masai worriors x
37+ Eldoret
LA M
45wild
2008poached speared by Masai worriors x
38+ Calvin
LA M
45wild
2008poached speared by Masai worriors x
39+ Trevor
LA M
45wild
2008poached speared by Masai worriors x
40+ Isis
LA F
45wild
2008poached speared by Masai worriors x
41+ Twoo
LA F
7wild
2001
2008 (7 years after arrival)poached speared by Masai worriors x 2001-00-00
42+ stillborn
LA
< 1 7wild
2007
2007 (0 years after arrival)stillborn x Renata2007-00-00
43+ Ira
LA M
7wild
2007poached speared by Masai worriors x
44+ Scoop-Ear
LA M
7wild
2007poached speared by Masai worriors x
45+ Isaiah
LA M
7wild
2007poached speared by Masai worriors x
46+ Lumpy Tusk
LA M
7wild
2007poached speared by Masai worriors x
47 AERP id: TD + Tallulah (wild)
LA F
40wild
1963
2003-12-00killed speared x Trista (wild)
48 AERP id: EB + Erin (wild)
LA F
34wild
1969?
2003-05-21euthanised speared by Masai worriors in late April, collapsed in end of May, and was euthanised x Echo (wild)
49+ unknown (wild, dead)
LA F
2wild
2001
2003 (2 years after arrival)unknown x Enid (wild)2001-00-00
50+ noname (wild, dead)
LA unknown
< 1 2wild
2000
2000unknown weak calf who couldnt stand x Eliot (wild)
51+ unknown (wild, dead)
LA M
< 1 2wild
1999
1999 (0 years after arrival)unknown x Emma (wild)1999-00-00
52+ noname (wild, dead)
LA unknown
< 1 2wild
1998
1998 (0 years after arrival)killed by hyenas? x Eliot (wild)1998-00-00
53 AERP id: TA + Tuskless (wild)
LA F
wild
~1962
1997-01-00killed Shot dead by the Kenya Wildlife Service in retaliation for a Maasai cow that was killed by an elephant. x Torn Ear (wild)
54 AERP id: JA + Jake (wild)
LA M
wild
~1965
1996hunted shot by hunter x Jezebel (wild)
55 AERP id: 00 + Beach Ball (wild)
LA M
wild
1996unknown reports claim he was hunted and shot x
56 Local id: 140 AERP id: MA + M140 (wild)
LA M
wild
1994-12-00hunted shot by hunter x
57 Local id: 78 AERP id: MA + Sleepy M78 (wild)
LA M
wild
1994-10-00hunted shot by hunter x
58 Local id: 119 AERP id: MA + RGB M119 (wild)
LA F
wild
1994-10-00hunted shot by hunter x
59 Local id: 118 AERP id: MA + M118 (wild)
LA M
29wild
1965?
1994unknown x Mariana (wild)
60 AERP id: EB + Edgar (wild)
LA M
3wild
1988
1991-10-00 (3 years after arrival)malnutrition dry season and less food x Erin (wild)1988-00-00
61 AERP id: EB + Emily (wild)
LA F
wild
~1950
1989-09-08?food related ate litter at rubbish pit of a nearby Safari Lodge x noname (wild, mother of Echo, Emily and Ella)
62 AERP id: TA + noname (wild)
LA M
< 1wild
1988-11-00
1989-03-00unknown x Tuskless (wild)
63 AERP id: MA + Mwangi (wild)
LA M
16wild
1973
1989unknown x Mariana (wild)
64 AERP id: JA + Jessica (wild)
LA F
wild
~1950
1988-01-00killed speared x
65 AERP id: KB + unknown
LA M
4wild
1980-02-00
1984 (4 years after arrival)malnutrition draught x Kora1980-02-00
66 AERP id: MA + Marcia (wild)
LA F
24wild
1960?
1984hunted suspected to have been speared by the Maasai x
67 AERP id: EB + noname (wild, dead)
LA F
< 1 24wild
1983-10-00
1984 (1 years after arrival) during a drought x Emily (wild)1983-10-00
68 AERP id: FB + Fritz
LA M
5wild
1979
1984poached speared and killed by the Maasai x Freda
69 AERP id: TD + Teresia (wild)
LA F
wild
~1923
1980-12-00killed speared x
70+ Alyce
LA F
29wild
1950?
1979-06-00killed with spears x
71 AERP id: TD + unnamed (wild)
LA F
3wild
1976-06-00
1979unknown x Tuskless (wild)
72 AERP id: GB + Gabriella
LA F
17wild
1961?
1978pathological blocked intestine? x
73 AERP id: TD + Trista (wild)
LA F
17wild
1977-06-00unknown x
74 AERP id: IAIC + Isabel
LA F
57wild
1920?
1977-04-00poached x
75 AERP id: IAIC + Irene
LA F
22wild
1955?
1977-04-00poached x
76 AERP id: IAIC IRE71 + IRE71
LA M
6wild
1971
1977-04-00 (6 years after arrival)poached x Irene1971-00-00
77 AERP id: IAIC + unnamed (wild)
LA M
12wild
1965?
1977-04-00 (12 years after arrival)poached x 1965-00-00
78 AERP id: TD + Tina (wild)
LA F
wild
~1960
1976-12-00poached killed, probably by poachers x Teresia (wild)
79 AERP id: MA + unnamed (wild)
LA M
< 1wild
1976-02-00
1976-10-00malnutrition draught winter 1976 x Mable (wild)
80 AERP id: FB + unknown
LA M
< 1wild
1976-03-00
1976-09-00 (0 years after arrival)malnutrition draught x Flora1976-03-00
81+ unknown (wild, dead)
LA M
< 1wild
1976-03-00
1976-09-00 (0 years after arrival) x Amy1976-03-00
82 AERP id: EB + noname (wild, dead)
LA unknown
< 1wild
1976
1976-09-00 (0 years after arrival)malnutrition died shortly after birth during severe drought x Emily (wild)1976-00-00
83 AERP id: TA + Torn Ear (wild)
LA F
wild
~1933
1976killed probably by poachers? x
84+ noname (wild, dead)
LA unknown
< 1wild
1976
1976 (0 years after arrival) x Alison1976-00-00
85 Local id: M31 AERP id: AA + Slit Trunk
LA M
17wild
1959?
1976unknown killed? x
86 AERP id: IAIC + unnamed (wild)
LA unknown
< 1 17wild
1975-05-00
1975-11-00 (0 years after arrival) x Iris1975-05-00
87+ noname (wild, Annabels calf)
LA unknown
17wild
1975 anorexia, orphaned x Annabelle
88+ Annabelle
LA F
17wild
1974-09-00poached speared by Maasai warriors x
89 AERP id: EB + noname (wild, mother of Echo, Emily and Ella)
LA F
17wild
(0 years after arrival)age x
90 AERP id: SA + Soila
LA F
17wild
(0 years after arrival)unknown x
91 AERP id: GB + Grace
LA F
17wild
1950?
(0 years after arrival)unknown x
92 AERP id: AA + Wart Ear
LA F
17wild
1944?
(0 years after arrival) x

Source for the list of elephants deceased at Amboseli National Park

Reference list

Facts about Deceased elephants at Amboseli National Park in Kenya, Elephant Encyclopedia, Koehl, D. (2021), available online retrieved 18 September 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/location2.php?location_id=48 (archived at the Wayback machine)

Sources used for this list:

Latest updateName of elephantSource (if it is a website, the target website will open in new window)
2021-04-29 Tim (wild):
  • http://www.andrewaveley.co.za/tim-an-amboseli-giant/

  • http://www.huffingtonpost.com/carl-safina/an-elephant-named-tim-by-_b_3174913.html

  • https://www.lifegate.com/people/news/tim-the-elephant-dies

  • Tim the elephant, one of Africa's last 'giant tuskers,' dies: https://www.hurriyetdailynews.com/tim-the-elephant-one-of-africas-last-giant-tuskers-dies-151811

  • https://www.telegraph.co.uk/environment/2021/04/15/one-africas-last-super-tusker-elephants-dies-kenyan-national/
  • 2020-08-10 M140 (wild):
  • Elephant Memories: Thirteen Years in the Life of an Elephant Family By Cynthia J. Moss, Cynthia Moss
  • 2020-08-10 Sleepy M78 (wild):
  • Elephant Memories: Thirteen Years in the Life of an Elephant Family
    By Cynthia J. Moss, Cynthia Moss
  • 2020-08-10 RGB M119 (wild):
  • Elephant Memories: Thirteen Years in the Life of an Elephant Family, by Cynthia Moss
  • 2020-08-10 Beach Ball (wild):
  • https://www.csmonitor.com/1996/0911/091196.feat.feat.1.html
  • 2020-08-09 Torn Ear (wild):
  • Cynthia Moss, https://www.elephanttrust.org/index.php/family-histories-2
  • 2020-08-09 Tuskless (wild):
  • Cynthia Moss, https://www.elephanttrust.org/index.php/family-histories-2
  • 2020-08-09 noname (wild):
  • Cynthia Moss, https://www.elephanttrust.org/index.php/family-histories-2
  • 2020-08-09 Tulip (wild):
  • Cynthia Moss, https://www.elephanttrust.org/index.php/family-histories-2
  • 2020-08-09 Teryl (wild):
  • Cynthia Moss, https://www.elephanttrust.org/index.php/family-histories-2
  • 2020-08-08 Teresia (wild):
  • Cynthia Moss, https://www.elephanttrust.org/index.php/family-histories-2
  • 2020-08-08 Trista (wild):
  • Cynthia Moss, https://www.elephanttrust.org/index.php/family-histories-2
  • 2018-12-09 Echo (wild):
  • http://elephanttrust.resaf.org/sites/elephanttrust.resaf.org/old/2003/June/echo_of_the_elephants_iii.htm

  • http://elephanttrust.resaf.org/sites/elephanttrust.resaf.org/old/2004/EBreportSEVPcopy.pdf

  • https://www.facebook.com/AmboseliElephants/photos/a.192921090726295.49765.157190160966055/374906172527785/?type=1&theater">Facebook



  • 2018-12-09 unknown (wild, dead):
  • THE AA FAMILY HISTORY, Cynthia Moss, Amboseli National Park, September 2010


  • 2018-10-22 Norah (wild twin):
  • https://www.tuko.co.ke/275110-elephant-delivers-twins-38-years-similar-birth-witnessed-kenya.html#275110

  • https://www.facebook.com/AmboseliElephants/posts/2150861668265551



  • 2018-08-09 noname (wild, mother of Echo, Emily and Ella):
  • http://elephanttrust.resaf.org/sites/elephanttrust.resaf.org/old/2004/EBreportSEVPcopy.pdf
  • 2018-08-09 Erin (wild):
  • Amboseli Elephant Research Project

  • http://elephanttrust.resaf.org/sites/elephanttrust.resaf.org/old/2003/June/story_of_erin.htm

  • http://elephanttrust.resaf.org/sites/elephanttrust.resaf.org/old/2004/EBreportSEVPcopy.pdf



  • 2018-08-09 Emily (wild):
  • http://elephanttrust.resaf.org/sites/elephanttrust.resaf.org/old/2004/EBreportSEVPcopy.pdf

  • THE HISTORY OF THE EB FAMILY, Cynthia Moss, January 2011
  • 2018-08-09 noname (wild, Annabels calf):
  • THE AA FAMILY HISTORY, Cynthia Moss, Amboseli National Park, September 2010
  • 2018-08-09 noname (wild, dead):
  • THE AA FAMILY HISTORY, Cynthia Moss, Amboseli National Park, September 2010
  • 2018-08-09 Agatha:
  • https://www.elephanttrust.org/index.php/elatia-profiles/item/aa-family


  • 2018-08-09 Wart Ear:

  • 2018-08-09 Alyce:
  • THE AA FAMILY HISTORY, Cynthia Moss, Amboseli National Park, September 2010

  • 2018-08-09 Annabelle:
  • THE AA FAMILY HISTORY, Cynthia Moss, Amboseli National Park, September 2010
  • 2018-08-09 Slit Trunk:



  • 2018-08-09 unknown (wild, dead):
  • http://elephanttrust.resaf.org/sites/elephanttrust.resaf.org/old/2004/EBreportSEVPcopy.pdf
  • 2018-08-09 unknown (wild, dead):
  • http://elephanttrust.resaf.org/sites/elephanttrust.resaf.org/old/2004/EBreportSEVPcopy.pdf
  • 2018-08-09 Bertha (wild):
  • THE HISTORY OF THE EB FAMILY, Cynthia Moss, January 2011
  • 2018-08-09 Sona (wild):
  • THE HISTORY OF THE EB FAMILY, Cynthia Moss, January 2011
  • 2018-08-09 noname (wild, dead):
  • http://elephanttrust.resaf.org/sites/elephanttrust.resaf.org/old/2004/EBreportSEVPcopy.pdf

  • THE HISTORY OF THE EB FAMILY, Cynthia Moss, January 2011

  • 2018-08-09 noname (wild, dead):
  • http://elephanttrust.resaf.org/sites/elephanttrust.resaf.org/old/2004/EBreportSEVPcopy.pdf

  • THE HISTORY OF THE EB FAMILY, Cynthia Moss, January 2011

  • 2018-08-09 Edgar (wild):
  • http://elephanttrust.resaf.org/sites/elephanttrust.resaf.org/old/2004/EBreportSEVPcopy.pdf
  • 2018-08-09 noname (wild, dead):
  • http://elephanttrust.resaf.org/sites/elephanttrust.resaf.org/old/2003/June/echo_of_the_elephants_iii.htm

  • 2018-08-09 noname (wild, dead):
  • http://elephanttrust.resaf.org/sites/elephanttrust.resaf.org/old/2003/June/echo_of_the_elephants_iii.htm
  • 2018-08-09 Little Male (wild):
  • http://elephanttrust.resaf.org/sites/elephanttrust.resaf.org/old/2004/EBreportSEVPcopy.pdf
  • 2018-07-01 Deborah (wild):
  • https://www.facebook.com/AmboseliElephants/photos/a.192921090726295.49765.157190160966055/840783742606690/?type=1&theater">ATE Facebook source 1

  • https://www.facebook.com/AmboseliElephants/photos/a.192921090726295.49765.157190160966055/1923968920954828/?type=3&theater">ATE Facebook source 2
  • 2018-07-01 Ezra (wild):
  • https://www.tapatalk.com/groups/elephantcommentator/ezra-wild-bull-46-t2013.html
  • 2013-05-14 Tulip:
  • http://richardleakey.wildlifedirect.org/2008/03/17/14-elephants-speared-in-amboseli/
  • 2013-05-14 noname:
  • http://richardleakey.wildlifedirect.org/2008/03/17/14-elephants-speared-in-amboseli/
  • 2013-05-14 Isabella:
  • http://richardleakey.wildlifedirect.org/2008/03/17/14-elephants-speared-in-amboseli/
  • 2013-05-14 M262:
  • http://richardleakey.wildlifedirect.org/2008/03/17/14-elephants-speared-in-amboseli/
  • 2013-05-14 Ganesh:
  • http://richardleakey.wildlifedirect.org/2008/03/17/14-elephants-speared-in-amboseli/
  • 2013-05-14 Unknown male class 1B:
  • http://richardleakey.wildlifedirect.org/2008/03/17/14-elephants-speared-in-amboseli/
  • 2013-05-14 Eldoret:
  • http://richardleakey.wildlifedirect.org/2008/03/17/14-elephants-speared-in-amboseli/
  • 2013-05-14 Calvin:
  • http://richardleakey.wildlifedirect.org/2008/03/17/14-elephants-speared-in-amboseli/
  • 2013-05-14 Trevor:
  • http://richardleakey.wildlifedirect.org/2008/03/17/14-elephants-speared-in-amboseli/
  • 2013-05-14 Isis:
  • http://richardleakey.wildlifedirect.org/2008/03/17/14-elephants-speared-in-amboseli/
  • 2013-05-14 Twoo:
  • http://richardleakey.wildlifedirect.org/2008/03/17/14-elephants-speared-in-amboseli/
  • 2013-05-14 Ira:
  • http://richardleakey.wildlifedirect.org/2008/03/17/14-elephants-speared-in-amboseli/
  • 2013-05-14 Scoop-Ear:
  • http://richardleakey.wildlifedirect.org/2008/03/17/14-elephants-speared-in-amboseli/
  • 2013-05-14 Isaiah:
  • http://richardleakey.wildlifedirect.org/2008/03/17/14-elephants-speared-in-amboseli/
  • 2013-05-14 Lumpy Tusk:
  • http://richardleakey.wildlifedirect.org/2008/03/17/14-elephants-speared-in-amboseli/
  • 2013-05-14 Odile:
  • http://amboselielephants.wildlifedirect.org/2009/08/03/elephants-dying-in-amboseli/
  • 2013-05-14 Ulla:
  • http://amboselielephants.wildlifedirect.org/2009/08/03/elephants-dying-in-amboseli/
  • 2013-05-14 Xenia:
  • http://amboselielephants.wildlifedirect.org/2009/08/03/elephants-dying-in-amboseli/
  • 2013-05-14 Leticia:
  • http://amboselielephants.wildlifedirect.org/2009/08/03/elephants-dying-in-amboseli/
  • 2013-05-14 Ebenezer:
  • http://amboselielephants.wildlifedirect.org/2009/08/03/elephants-dying-in-amboseli/
  • 2013-05-14 Seamus:
  • http://amboselielephants.wildlifedirect.org/2009/02/15/amboseli-elephants-being-poached/
  • 2013-04-20 Fenella:
  • http://www.sheldrickwildlifetrust.org/asp/orphan_profile.asp?N=278
  • 2012-11-14 Joyce (wild):
  • http://www.timeslive.co.za/scitech/2012/11/13/animal-rights-group-puts-bounty-on-elephant-killers
  • 2012-11-13 Qumquat:
  • http://www.elephanttrust.org/node/974
  • 2012-11-13 Qantina:
  • http://www.elephanttrust.org/node/974
  • 2012-11-13 Quaye:
  • http://www.elephanttrust.org/node/974
  • 2012-03-31 Mariana (wild):
  • Cynthia Moss, Amboseli National Park, February 2012
  • 2012-03-31 Marcia (wild):
  • Cynthia Moss, Amboseli National Park, February 2012
  • 2012-03-31 Mwangi (wild):
  • Cynthia Moss, Amboseli National Park, February 2012
  • 2012-03-31 M118 (wild):
  • Cynthia Moss, Amboseli National Park, February 2012
  • 2012-03-31 unnamed (wild):
  • Cynthia Moss, Amboseli National Park, February 2012
  • 2012-03-11 Tallulah (wild):
  • Cynthia Moss, https://www.elephanttrust.org/index.php/family-histories-2
  • 2012-03-11 TataBamba (wild):
  • Cynthia Moss, https://www.elephanttrust.org/index.php/family-histories-2
  • 2012-03-11 Tina (wild):
  • Cynthia Moss, https://www.elephanttrust.org/index.php/family-histories-2
  • 2012-03-11 unnamed (wild):
  • Cynthia Moss, https://www.elephanttrust.org/index.php/family-histories-2
  • 2011-11-05 stillborn:
  • http://www.elephanttrust.org/node/856

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