Deceased elephants at Tsavo National Park in Kenya


This database list 1 assumed dead elephants

NrIdName
Species-Sex
OriginAgeBirthDeath dateParentsArrivalArrival from location
1 Local id: 21 Eleanor
LA F
63 years1958 x 1996-06-00David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust Voi

This database list 14 dead elephants

NrIdName
Species-Sex
AgeBirthDeath dateDeath reasonParentsArrivalArrival from locationImport
1+ Namunyak
LA F
63wild
2020-03-27unknown x
2+ Julian
LA M
wild
~1970
2020-01-00age x
3+ Satao II
LA M
wild
2017-03-00poached shot with a poisoned arrow x
4+ Kamboyo (wild)
LA M
wild
2017-02-19?age x
5 Local id: F_MU1 + F_MU1 (wild)
LA F
60wild
1957
2017age x
6+ Kenani (wild)
LA M
60wild
2016-07-19poached shot x
7+ Satao
LA M
50wild
1964?
2014-05-30poached shot with poisoned arrow x
8+ Selengai
LA F
9wild
2003-03-00
2012-10-02poached x David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust Ithumba
9+ Loisaba
LA F
13wild
1998-01-00
2011-06-28disease pneumonia indicating Tuberculosis or Cancer x David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust Voi
10+ Samson
LA M
13wild
1953
(-1954 years after arrival)euthanised poisoned from distance by poachers with akokanthera arrow poison x 1954-00-00David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust Voi
11+ Fatuma
LA F
13wild
1952
(-1964 years after arrival)unknown x 1964-00-00Sheldricks elephant orphanage
12+ Sobo
LA F
13wild
(0 years after arrival)unknown x Sheldricks elephant orphanage
13+ Samson
LA M
13wild
~1952
(0 years after arrival) x Sheldricks elephant orphanage
14+ Bukanezi
LA M
13wild
(0 years after arrival)poached x 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. (2020), available online retrieved 19 January 2021 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 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
  • 2018-10-24 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

  • Tsavo National Park on elephant-news.com

    Tsavo National Park is mentioned on Elephant News:

    DateNameLinks which opens in new window
    2020-08-24Adorable video of 1-day-old baby elephant following his mother goes viral. internet is in love - Elephant News
    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


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