Basil Steyn

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Basil Steyn
Profession camp elephant owner
Personal details
Born
Country Zimbabwe

Work locations
Title owner 2006
Location at Elephant Experience Victoria Falls in Zimbabwe

Title owner -
Location at Sondelani Game Lodge in Zimbabwe

Title elephant owner
Location at Mukuni Big 5 Safaris Elephant Experience Zambia in Zambia

Biography details

Basil Steyn , camp elephant owner in Zimbabwe

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Basil Steyn is owner of Sondelani Game Lodge in West Nicholson and the company Elephant Experience in Victoria Falls, where 15 elephants which were trained 2002-2006 at Sondelani, are operated for tourist rides. Seven elephants from this heard were walked over the bridge to Zambia, and are now located at Mukuni Big 5 Safaris in Livingstone.

Since Mr Steyn started to keep and train captive african elephants, he succeded to get at least six births from his elephants, which probably is a record by a privat african elephant owner.


Reference list

References

Koehl, Dan, (2021). elephant owner Basil Steyn in Zimbabwe. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 28 November 2022 at https://www.elephant.se/person.php?id=729. (archived at the Wayback machine)

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