Elephant locations in Kenya

30 locations has kept elephants in Kenya

There is presently 241 (114,119) living elephants in locations in Kenya (in this database)

Region: Kenya is in this database included in africaOther regions
Wild elephants:

Kenya has about 37,000wild elephants. Source:Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS)

Location holdings:

30 location has kept 342 elephants in Kenya

(Database tables with collection of elephants further down on the page)

Elephants in locations241 (114,119) living101 (39,47) dead
Sex ratio and
Management:
 Male  114 / 241 
 47%
 Female  119 / 241 
 49%
 Free contact  136 / 241 
 56%
 Protected contact  1 / 241  0%
 No contact  0 / 241  0%
 Unknown contact  3 / 241 
 1%
 wild  97 / 241 
 40%

1960s: 167,000 wild elephants.
1990: 16,000 wild elephants.
2012: 37,000 wild elephants.

Sources, among others

  • http://allafrica.com/stories/201204051367.html

Internal relevant links

NameElephant collectionTypePlaceRegion
ADC Mutara Ranch
Kept totally 1 elephants
, 0 present (0,0)0 births1 relocated0 deathswildLaikipia
Amboseli National Park
Kept totally 139 elephants
, 71 present (31,37)129 births14 relocated54 deathswildNamanga
Carl Hartley Animal Farm
Kept totally 2 elephants
, 0 present (0,0)0 births2 relocated0 deathsdealerRumuruti
David Sheldrick Umani Springs Reintegration Unit
Kept totally 1 elephants
, 1 present (0,1)0 births0 relocated0 deathsorphanage
David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust Ithumba
Kept totally 37 elephants
, 30 present (15,15)1 births4 relocated3 deathsorphanageTsavo East National ParkEastern Province
David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust Nairobi nursery
Kept totally 169 elephants
, 60 present (30,30)0 births86 relocated23 deathsorphanageNairobi
David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust Voi
Kept totally 85 elephants
, 46 present (22,21)2 births34 relocated5 deathsorphanageTsavo East National ParkEastern Province
Galana ranch
Kept totally 2 elephants
, 0 present (0,0)1 births2 relocated0 deathswild
Imenti forest
Kept totally 5 elephants
, 0 present (0,0)5 births5 relocated0 deathswildMeru
John Seago
Kept totally 6 elephants
, 0 present (0,0)0 births6 relocated0 deathsdealerNairobi
Kora National Park
Kept totally 2 elephants
, 0 present (0,0)2 births2 relocated0 deathswild
Loisaba Wilderness ranch
Kept totally 1 elephants
, 0 present (0,0)0 births1 relocated0 deathswildNanyuki
Marsabit National Reserve
Kept totally 3 elephants
, 0 present (0,0)3 births2 relocated1 deathswildMarsabit, Eastern Province
Masai Mara
Kept totally 7 elephants
, 3 present (2,1)7 births1 relocated3 deathswild
Meru National Park
Kept totally 4 elephants
, 0 present (0,0)2 births4 relocated0 deathswild
Mgeno Ranch
Kept totally 1 elephants
, 0 present (0,0)0 births1 relocated0 deathswildTaita-Taveta district
Milgis Ecosystem (Milgis trust)
Kept totally 2 elephants
, 0 present (0,0)0 births2 relocated0 deathswild
Mount Kenya forest
Kept totally 8 elephants
, 0 present (0,0)6 births2 relocated6 deathswildMount Kenya
Mount Kenya Safari Ranch Wildlife Conservancy and Animal Orphanage
Kept totally 1 elephants
, 0 present (0,0)0 births1 relocated0 deathsorphanageMount Kenya National Park
Nairobi National Park Orphanage
Kept totally 2 elephants
, 0 present (0,0)0 births2 relocated0 deathsorphanageNairobi National Park
Namunyak Conservancy
Kept totally 3 elephants
, 0 present (0,0)1 births3 relocated0 deathswildWambaSamburu East District
Ol Lentille Conservancy
Kept totally 1 elephants
, 0 present (0,0)0 births1 relocated0 deathswildDol DolLaikipia
Ol Malo Ranch
Kept totally 1 elephants
, 0 present (0,0)0 births1 relocated0 deathsprivateNorth Eastern Province
Ol Pejeta Conservancy
Kept totally 5 elephants
, 0 present (0,0)3 births5 relocated0 deathswildNanyuki
Rukinga ranch
Kept totally 1 elephants
, 0 present (0,0)0 births1 relocated0 deathswild
Samburu National Reserve
Kept totally 4 elephants
, 0 present (0,0)4 births3 relocated1 deathswildSamburu District, Rift Valley Province
Shaba National Reserve
Kept totally 1 elephants
, 0 present (0,0)1 births1 relocated0 deathswild
South Turkana National Reserve
Kept totally 2 elephants
, 0 present (0,0)1 births2 relocated0 deathswild
Tsavo National Park
Kept totally 74 elephants
, 30 present (14,14)43 births39 relocated5 deathswild
Tumaren Ranch
Kept totally 1 elephants
, 0 present (0,0)0 births1 relocated0 deathswildLaikipia

Elephants born in Kenya without specified birth location

22 elephants with records of Kenya as birth or capture country.

NameSpeciesSexOriginBirthAgeCapturePresent locationDeath date
MureraLAFwild2009-08-009David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust Nairobi nursery
+ StumpyLAFwild1965471967Dallas Zoo2012-04-13
KatkaLAFwild197048Danzig Zoo (Zoo Gdansk)
+ NinaLAFwild?Kisima Camp2007-10-00
SheenaLAFwild1983351985Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens
+ Tschanga (Ganga)LAFwild197732Nikolaev Zoo2009-03-13
Tembo (AO1)LAFwild1971471973Topeka Zoo
+ VaalLAFwild1972221972Maryland Zoo1994-06-09
+ LandaLAF1971351971Madrid Zoo (Casa de Campo)2006-01-21
+ SabuLAFwild1960371962San Diego Safari Park (San Diego Wild Animal Park)1997-03-24
+ JujuLAFwild1968251970Gladys Porter Zoo1993-03-25
+ OpelLAFwild1969141969Knoxville Zoo1983-05-06
+ WatotoLAFwild1969451971Woodland Park Zoo2014-08-22
+ SumaLAFwild1964421969Zagreb Zoo2006-09-00
+ PeterLAMwild1965221967Lion Country Safari, Inc - Florida1987-12-14
+ Pole Pole (Slowly)LAFwild196617London Zoo1983-10-17
+ Hydari (Dari, Hi-Dari)LAFwild1960551962Hogle Zoo (Salt City Zoo)2015-08-08
Ai (Ako)LAFwild196553Tama Zoological Park
+ BoboLAMwild195014Chester Zoo1964-03-23
+ WidgetLAFwild1954231954Brookfield Zoo1977-03-14
+ Satao IILAMwild?Tsavo National Park2017-03-00
SambaLAFwild198830Circus Europe International (Cirque de lEurope, Max Aucante)
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