Deceased elephants at Tsavo National Park in Kenya


This database list 20 dead elephants

Nr Sex Species Name Id Status Arrival locationImport
1+ ♀ LA Mumo < 1 Born: wild 2021-09-10
x Makena
Dead:>2021-09-11, pathological collapsed, sunburn and dehydrated after long marsch
2021-09-00
2+ ♂ LA Lugard 15Born: wild 2007
x Lissa
Dead:2022-11-21? (15 years after arrival), unknown
2007-00-00
3+ ♂ LA Wide Satao 15Born: wild Dead:2021-12-13, age
4+ ♂ LA Il Talal 15Born: wild Dead:2021-06-17?, poached spear wound
5+ ♀ LA Namunyak 15Born: wild Dead:2020-03-27, unknown
6+ ♂ LA JulianBorn: wild ~1970 Dead:2020-01-00, age
7+ ♂ LA Satao IIBorn: wild Dead:2017-03-00, poached shot with a poisoned arrow
8+ ♂ LA Kamboyo (wild)Born: wild Dead:2017-02-19?, age
9+ ♀ LA F_MU1 (wild) Local id: F_MU1 60Born: wild 1957 Dead:2017, age
10+ ♂ LA Kenani (wild) 60Born: wild Dead:2016-07-19, poached shot
11+ ♂ LA Satao 50Born: wild 1964? Dead:2014-05-30, poached shot with poisoned arrow
12+ ♀ LA Selengai 9Born: wild 2003-03-00 Dead:2012-10-02, poached DSWT Ithumba
13+ ♀ LA Loisaba 13Born: wild 1998-01-00 Dead:2011-06-28, disease pneumonia indicating Tuberculosis or Cancer DSWT Voi
14+ ♂ LA Samson 13Born: wild 1953 Dead:, euthanised poisoned from distance by poachers with akokanthera arrow poison1954-00-00 DSWT Voi
15+ ♀ LA Fatuma 13Born: wild 1952 Dead:, unknown 1964-00-00 Sheldricks elephant orphanage
16+ ♀ LA Eleanor Local id: 21 13Born: wild 1958 Dead:, age 1996-06-00 DSWT Voi
17+ ♀ LA Sobo 13Born: wild Dead:, unknown Sheldricks elephant orphanage
18+ ♀ LA Dida 13Born: wild Dead:, unknown
19+ ♂ LA Samson 13Born: wild ~1952 Dead:, Sheldricks elephant orphanage
20+ ♂ LA Bukanezi 13Born: wild Dead:, poached Sheldricks elephant orphanage

Source for the list of elephants deceased at Tsavo National Park

Reference list

Facts about Deceased elephants at Tsavo National Park in Kenya, Elephant Encyclopedia, Koehl, D. (2024), available online retrieved 23 June 2024 at https://www.elephant.se/location2.php?location_id=662 (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)
2020-08-11 F_MU1 (wild):• https://www.bbc.com/news/newsbeat-47524798
2020-08-10 Kenani (wild):• https://africageographic.com/stories/africas-big-tuskers/
•  https://elephantsandbees.com/a-poached-tsavo-elephant-tracking-collar/
2020-08-10 Wide Satao:• https://tsavotrust.org/tusker-wide-satao-successfully-treated-for-a-fresh-arrow-wound/
2020-08-10 Kamboyo (wild):• https://tsavotrust.org/iconic-tusker-kamboyo-dies-naturally-of-old-age/
2020-04-26 Namunyak:• https://www.sheldrickwildlifetrust.org/orphans/naboishu
2020-03-05 Julian:• https://africageographic.com/blog/the-death-of-julian-one-of-africas-last-great-tuskers/?fbclid=IwAR12u3dATO-EVPXIGhjAQrwe-3KKEWBB3onQOfMhyzoMbvYSrPeZGmPZXP8
2018-11-24 Eleanor:• http://www.sheldrickwildlifetrust.org/html/elephant_archival.asp
•  https://www.sheldrickwildlifetrust.org/PDF/Newsletter2006.pdf
2018-10-24 Loisaba:• https://www.sheldrickwildlifetrust.org/updates/updates.asp?ID=345
2018-10-24 Selengai:• http://www.sheldrickwildlifetrust.org/updates/updates.asp?ID=455
2018-10-20 Bukanezi:• http://www.sheldrickwildlifetrust.org/html/elephant_archival.asp
2018-10-19 Fatuma:• http://www.sheldrickwildlifetrust.org/html/elephant_archival.asp
2018-10-19 Sobo:• http://www.sheldrickwildlifetrust.org/html/elephant_archival.asp
2018-10-19 Samson:• http://www.sheldrickwildlifetrust.org/html/elephant_archival.asp
2018-05-12 Satao:• http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/africa/kenyas-iconic-tusker-elephant-satao-is-killed-by-poachers-9537081.html
•  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Satao_(elephant)
2017-03-07 Satao II:• https://www.theguardian.com/world/2017/mar/06/poachers-kill-satao-ii-elephant-kenya-tsavo-big-tusker
2012-03-31 Mumo:• https://www.sheldrickwildlifetrust.org/news/updates/makenas-heartbreaking-loss
2012-03-31 Il Talal:• https://www.telegraph.co.uk/environment/2021/04/15/one-africas-last-super-tusker-elephants-dies-kenyan-national/
2012-03-29 Dida:• https://www.bbc.com/news/world-africa-63435200?at_custom3=BBC+News
2011-11-10 Lugard:• http://www.sheldrickwildlifetrust.org/updates/updates.asp?ID=116

Tsavo National Park on elephant-news.com

Tsavo National Park is mentioned on Elephant News:

DateLinks which opens in new window
2013-04-26Elephant endotheliotrophic herpes virus surveillance (eehv) in elephants in tsavo - Elephant News
2013-06-0410 kws staff investigated for spying for poachers - Elephant News
Kws launch manhunt for poachers who killed 6 elephants in tsavo - Elephant News
2020-08-24Adorable video of 1-day-old baby elephant following his mother goes viral. internet is in love - Elephant News
First reported case of fatal tuberculosis in a wild african elephant with past human–wildlife contact - Elephant News


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