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
64 years1958 x 1996-06-00 DSWT Voi

This database list 17 dead elephants

Nr Sex Species Name Id Status Arrival locationImport
1+ ♀ LA Mumo < 1 64Born: wild 2021-09-10 x Makena Dead:>2021-09-11, pathological collapsed, sunburn and dehydrated after long marsch2021-09-00
2+ ♂ LA Wide Satao 64Born: wild x Dead:2021-12-13, age
3+ ♂ LA Il Talal 64Born: wild x Dead:2021-06-17?, poached spear wound
4+ ♀ LA Namunyak 64Born: wild x Dead:2020-03-27, unknown
5+ ♂ LA JulianBorn: wild ~1970 x Dead:2020-01-00, age
6+ ♂ LA Satao IIBorn: wild x Dead:2017-03-00, poached shot with a poisoned arrow
7+ ♂ LA Kamboyo (wild)Born: wild x Dead:2017-02-19?, age
8+ ♀ LA F_MU1 (wild) Local id: F_MU1 60Born: wild 1957 x Dead:2017, age
9+ ♂ LA Kenani (wild) 60Born: wild x Dead:2016-07-19, poached shot
10+ ♂ LA Satao 50Born: wild 1964? x Dead:2014-05-30, poached shot with poisoned arrow
11+ ♀ LA Selengai 9Born: wild 2003-03-00 x Dead:2012-10-02, poached DSWT Ithumba
12+ ♀ LA Loisaba 13Born: wild 1998-01-00 x Dead:2011-06-28, disease pneumonia indicating Tuberculosis or Cancer DSWT Voi
13+ ♂ LA Samson 13Born: wild 1953 x Dead:, euthanised poisoned from distance by poachers with akokanthera arrow poison1954-00-00 DSWT Voi
14+ ♀ LA Fatuma 13Born: wild 1952 x Dead:, unknown 1964-00-00 Sheldricks elephant orphanage
15+ ♀ LA Sobo 13Born: wild x Dead:, unknown Sheldricks elephant orphanage
16+ ♂ LA Samson 13Born: wild ~1952 x Dead:, Sheldricks elephant orphanage
17+ ♂ LA Bukanezi 13Born: wild x 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. (2021), available online retrieved 6 July 2022 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
2018-10-24 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/

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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