Elephant locations in Zimbabwe

25 locations has kept elephants in Zimbabwe

There is presently 71 (23,33) living elephants in locations in Zimbabwe (in this database)

Elephant locations in Zimbabwe

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

Zimbabwe has about over 60 000wild elephants. Source:

Location holdings:

25 location has kept 85 elephants in Zimbabwe

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

Elephants in locations71 (23,33) living14 (10,0) dead
Sex ratio and
Management:
 Male  23 / 71 
 32%
 Female  33 / 71 
 46%
 Free contact  40 / 71 
 56%
 Protected contact  0 / 71  0%
 No contact  0 / 71  0%
 Unknown contact  12 / 71 
 17%
 wild  8 / 71 
 11%

The elephants in Zimbabwe belongs to appendix II in CITES-convention.

Internal relevant links

NameElephant collectionTypePlaceRegion
Umfurudzi National Park
Kept totally 5 elephants
, 5 present (0,0)0 births0 relocated0 deathswildShamva
Adventure Zone (Safari Par Excellence)
Kept totally 6 elephants
, 1 present (0,1)0 births4 relocated1 deathscampVictoria Falls
Antelope park
Kept totally 4 elephants
, 4 present (1,3)0 births0 relocated0 deathszooGweru
Braeside Farm (Rory Hensman)
Kept totally 17 elephants
, 0 present (0,0)0 births17 relocated0 deathsprivateChinhoyi
Buck De Vries
Kept totally 2 elephants
, 0 present (0,0)0 births2 relocated0 deathsprivate
Chengeta Safari Lodge
Kept totally 0 elephants
, 0 present (0,0)0 births0 relocated0 deathsprivateSelous
Clem Coetzee
Kept totally 14 elephants
, 0 present (0,0)0 births14 relocated0 deathsdealer
Dombawere Game Park (Ian Taylor)
Kept totally 1 elephants
, 0 present (0,0)0 births1 relocated0 deathsprivateBindura
Dubane Ranch
Kept totally 20 elephants
, 0 present (0,0)0 births20 relocated0 deathswildGwanda
Elephant Experience
Kept totally 20 elephants
, 12 present (5,6)3 births7 relocated1 deathscampVictoria Falls
Gonarezhou National Park
Kept totally 8 elephants
, 0 present (0,0)1 births8 relocated0 deathswildChiredzi
Gwayi River conservancy
Kept totally 2 elephants
, 0 present (0,0)0 births2 relocated0 deathswildGwayi
Harare Elephant Nursery
Kept totally 1 elephants
, 0 present (0,0)0 births0 relocated1 deathsorphanageHarareHarare
Harare Lion Park
Kept totally 1 elephants
, 0 present (0,0)0 births1 relocated0 deathszooHarare
Hwange National Park (Wankie National Park)
Kept totally 108 elephants
, 9 present (2,7)83 births99 relocated0 deathswild
Lion and Cheetah Park
Kept totally 2 elephants
, 0 present (0,0)0 births2 relocated0 deathszooHarare
Mwanga Lodge
Kept totally 1 elephants
, 0 present (0,0)0 births0 relocated1 deathscampHarare
Pamuzinda Safari Lodge
Kept totally 6 elephants
, 3 present (2,1)1 births3 relocated0 deathsprivateSelous
Sondelani Game Lodge (Basil Steyn)
Kept totally 34 elephants
, 0 present (0,0)2 births30 relocated4 deathsprivateBulawayo
The Elephant Company (Shearwater Adventures)
Kept totally 23 elephants
, 18 present (3,6)0 births2 relocated3 deathscampNakavango
Umsweswe Ranch
Kept totally 4 elephants
, 0 present (0,0)0 births4 relocated0 deathsprivateKwekwe
Umtshibi camp
Kept totally 2 elephants
, 2 present (1,1)0 births0 relocated0 deathswildHwange National Park
Victoria Falls National Park
Kept totally 6 elephants
, 5 present (3,2)0 births1 relocated0 deathswild
Wild Horizons Elephant Camp
Kept totally 22 elephants
, 1 present (1,0)2 births18 relocated3 deathscampVictoria Falls
Wild Horizons Wildlife Sanctuary and Orphanage concession
Kept totally 12 elephants
, 11 present (5,6)1 births1 relocated0 deathscampVictoria Falls National Park

Elephants born in Zimbabwe without specified birth location

209 elephants with records of Zimbabwe as birth or capture country.

NameSpeciesSexOriginBirthAgeCapturePresent locationDeath date
ThandiLAFwild1980371982Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens
JumsLAMwild1977-01-0140Cabarceno Zoo Obregon (Parque de la Naturaleza de Cabarceno)
AmyLAFwild1987301987Chaffee Zoological Gardens
+ ButaLAFwild198332Noahs Ark Zoo Farm2015-05-11
+ MoyoLAFwild1981331983National Elephant Center U.S.A.2014-09-29
SabiLAFwild1985321987Toulouse (Plaisance Zoo)
+ Miry LAFwild198134Fasano Zoosafari2015-05-18
BettyLAFwild198631Fasano Zoosafari
KaribaLAFwild198532Olmense Zoo
+ KundaLAMwild20120Mwanga Lodge2012-01-31
Kallie (June)LAFwild198235Cleveland Metroparks Zoo
Shenga (Split nose)LAFwild198235Cleveland Metroparks Zoo
Martika (Tika, Kiah)LAFwild198136Cleveland Metroparks Zoo
Maus (Mouse)LAFwild1982351983Fuerteventura La Lajita Oasis Park
JoyceLAFwild1983341984Six Flags Wild Safari (Six Flags Great Adventure)
KambaLAFwild1980371982Dallas Zoo
TwiggyLAFwild1985321987Toledo Zoo
JohnLAMwild?2008Hwange National Park (Wankie National Park)
JackLAMwild199423Hwange National Park (Wankie National Park)
EmilyLAFwild?Hwange National Park (Wankie National Park)
NomalangaLAFwild?Hwange National Park (Wankie National Park)
MankubeLAFwild1999182008Hwange National Park (Wankie National Park)
Baby GirlLAFwild?Hwange National Park (Wankie National Park)
JessicaLAFwild199522Hwange National Park (Wankie National Park)
MaryLAFwild198928Hwange National Park (Wankie National Park)
EmmaLAFwild?Hwange National Park (Wankie National Park)
LindaLAFwild1986311988Poznan Zoo
KumburaLAFwild200710Camp Jabulani
SabiLAFwild198532Beekse Bergen Safaripark
Mthondo MbomwoLAMwild197542Okavango Delta
BetteLAFwild198235International Conservation Center
ErnaLAFwild1985321988Warsaw Zoo (Ogrod Zoologiczny Warsaw)
KenyaLAFwild198829Peaugres Safaripark
Jack (Jackson)LAMwild1976411978International Conservation Center
MalaikaLAFwild198631Cheyenne Mountain Zoo
GinaLAFwild1983341984Overton Park Zoo (Memphis Zoological Garden & Aquarium)
BibiLAFwild1985321987Halle Zoo
+ DumisaniLAMwild?Sondelani Game Lodge (Basil Steyn)2009-06-28
Duina (Duna, Mduena)LAFwild1983341983Fuerteventura La Lajita Oasis Park
MaggieLAFwild1980371981Performing Animal Welfare Society / ARK 2000 (PAWS)
Artie (Aardvark)LAMwild1983341984North Carolina Zoo
TanyaLAFwild1979381981Cameron Park Waco Zoo
Samantha (Nekhanda)LAFwild198829North Carolina Zoo
KimbaLAFwild1982351984Lee Richardson Zoo
+ MafutaLAFwild1981-00-00341981Halle Zoo2015-11-11
MsichanaLAFwild1982351983Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens
MokalaLAFwild1982351983Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens
+ KrugerLAMwild198431Port Lympne Zoo2015-10-23
+ Wankie (Wanki)LAFwild1969361969Hogle Zoo (Salt City Zoo)2005-05-01
+ MaryLAFwild1985231986Montgomery Zoo2008-08-16
Star (Timba)LAFwild198235Montgomery Zoo
WankieLAFwild1981-06-15361983Monde Sauvage Safari, Aywaille
ChavarukaLAFcaptive-born2004-11-0713Zambezi Elephant Trails (Safari Par Excellence)
CalimeroLAMwild198037Beekse Bergen Safaripark
SandraLAFwild198037Platschow Elefantenhof (Sonni Frankello)
FloraLAFwild1982351982The Elephant Sanctuary in Tennessee
RafikiLAFwild1981361983North Carolina Zoo
+ Tatima (Deteema)LAFwild1969351969Lincoln Park Zoo2004-10-15
MargeLAFwild198631ZooParc de Beauval
MadindaLAMwild198334Zambezi Elephant Trails (Safari Par Excellence)
BopLAMwild196849Zambezi Elephant Trails (Safari Par Excellence)
MarulaLAMwild198334Zambezi Elephant Trails (Safari Par Excellence)
DannyLAMwild196849Zambezi Elephant Trails (Safari Par Excellence)
LiwaLAFwild198334Zambezi Elephant Trails (Safari Par Excellence)
MashumbiLAFwild198334Zambezi Elephant Trails (Safari Par Excellence)
Benjamin (Ben, Ebeni)LAMwild198433Thoiry Zoo (Parc de Thoiry)
UmtaliLAFwild1985321987Hodenhagen Serengeti-Park
SapiLAMwild198532Pilanesberg Elephant Back Safaris
FishanLAMwild?Camp Jabulani
Sebakwe (Sebekwe)LAMwild?Camp Jabulani
SharuLAMwild198433Pilanesberg Elephant Back Safaris
JimLAMwild?Camp Jabulani
JoeLAMwild?Camp Jabulani
ManaLAMwild198631Pilanesberg Elephant Back Safaris
Bubi (Bubu)LAFwild?Camp Jabulani
SetombeLAFwild?Camp Jabulani
Somapani (Semopane)LAFwild?Camp Jabulani
DandeLAFwild?Camp Jabulani
ChikwenyaLAFwild1985321988Pilanesberg Elephant Back Safaris
TokweLAFwild?Camp Jabulani
NfuliLAFwild?Camp Jabulani
LundiLAFwild?Camp Jabulani
MnuyatiLAFwild?Camp Jabulani
BelleLAFwild1981361983Riverbanks Zoological Park
Charley (Charlie)LAMwild1982-00-0035Pretoria Zoo
VashaLAFwild1985321986Disneys Animal Kingdom
+ DiggerLAMwild1983191984Riddles Elephant and Wildlife Sanctuary2002-07-16
+ RasputinLAM1985211987Sevilla Exotic animals reserve Castillo de las Guardas2006-03-00
+ Dancer (Tuffy)LAFwild198317Fund for Animals Black Beauty Ranch2000-09-22
Jeannie (Jean)LAFwild1985321986Trunks and Humps (Bill Swain)
+ LunaLAFwild1984-19841984The Natural Bridge Zoo
Susie (Susy)LAFwild1986311988Serengeti Ranch
ShankarLAMwild199621New Delhi Zoo
+ VimbaiLAFwild1996-1996New Delhi Zoo
+ MyntrikLAFwild1984201987Peaugres Safaripark2004-01-30
+ RosaLAFwild1983241985Colchester Zoo2007-11-06
OpalLAFwild1982351985Colchester Zoo
RafikiLAFwild1979381981Disneys Animal Kingdom
+ IbalaLAFwild1979261981Disneys Animal Kingdom2005-05-13
PoriLAFwild1981361983Berlin-Friedrichsfelde Tierpark
+ WillieLAMwild1979301981Riddles Elephant and Wildlife Sanctuary2009-08-00
+ MoxieLAMwild198423Animal Encounters (Doug Terranova)2007-01-16
+ AngelLAFwild1982161984T and T Camels (Tim Hendrickson)1998-01-30
+ MyFanwy (Baby)LAFwild1981161983Blair Drummond Safari and Adventure Park1997-02-00
+ Kiba (Chupa)LAFwild1982271984Nashville Zoo2009-12-17
+ Sid (Babar)LAMwild1981221984Hollywild Animal Park (David Meeks)2003-08-07
+ DaleLAMwild1978251980Kansas City Zoo2003-11-03
+ ZambesiLAFwild198728Tierpark Ströhen2015-06-22
+ IdaLAFwild1982171984Liebling Brothers Circus (Tommy Liebel)1999-03
MorulaLAFwild197740Living With Elephants (Douglas and Sandi Groves)
+ MacombeLAFwild198727Tierpark Ströhen2014-09-08
Dunda (Medundamelli)LAFwild1969481971Oakland Zoo (Knowland Park)
Juba (Jaba)LAFwild198730Knowsley Safari Park
+ ShabaLAFwild198431Knowsley Safari Park2015-07-00
Tana (Tots)LAFwild198730Knowsley Safari Park
+ MasaiLAFwild197915Knowsley Safari Park1994-11-18
Junot (Jeannot, Michael)LAMwild1983341983Hemmingford Parc Safari
CaroleLAFwild1983341983Hemmingford Parc Safari
+ Buster (Doc)LAMwild198221Ivory Haven Farm (Chuck Walters)2003-11-13
+ Teaha (Tia)LAFwild1982141984The Natural Bridge Zoo1996-01-00
DrumboLAFwild197443Vienna Zoo (Tiergarten Schönbrunn)
Savannah (Nan)LAFwild1983341985Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium
+ Ellie Mae (Mae)LAFwild19856Audubon Zoo1991-11-05
AliceLAFwild1985321987Roger Williams Park Zoo
KateLAFwild1985321987Roger Williams Park Zoo
GinnyLAFwild1985321987Roger Williams Park Zoo
Donna (Eloise)LAFwild1980371982Oakland Zoo (Knowland Park)
+ SonnyLAMwild1982191984Popcorn Park Zoo2001-02-21
+ KasamaLAFwild19889Dudley Zoo1997-11-11
+ BalumbaLAFwild198816Platschow Elefantenhof (Sonni Frankello)2004-01-06
CarlaLAFwild1986311988Beekse Bergen Safaripark
+ OlgaLAFwild1985241988Beekse Bergen Safaripark2009-08-20
+ ShibaLAFwild1985271988Beekse Bergen Safaripark2012-07-12
+ CongoLAMwild198230Parque Zoologico Benito Juarez (Morelia zoo)2012-02-02
MundiLAFwild1982351984Mayaguez Zoo (Zoologico de Puerto Rico Mayaguez, Juan A. Rivero Zoo)
MalaLAFwild198532Platschow Elefantenhof (Sonni Frankello)
Nosey (Tiny, Peanut)LAFwild1982351984Liebling Brothers Circus (Tommy Liebel)
+ JuneLAFwild198514Plunkett Brothers Circus1999-01-27
+ DaisyLAFwild1984-1984Blair Drummond Safari and Adventure Park
+ AnnaLAFwild198411Blair Drummond Safari and Adventure Park1995-04-01
TemboLAMwild1985-00-00321987Berlin-Friedrichsfelde Tierpark
+ Saba (Sabah)LAFwild1985-00-00251987Berlin-Friedrichsfelde Tierpark2010-10-13
+ UnknownLAFwild19853Steve Raines1988-00-00
+ RoseyLAFwild197317Howletts Wild Animal Park1990-09-07
MikkiLAFwild1985321986Louisville Zoo
+ RhodesLAMwild198313Double M Ranch (Arthur T. Brown)1996-11-00
+ LindaLAFwild1982191984Elephant Encounters (Bill Morris)2001
RebaLAFwild1983341984Double M Ranch (Arthur T. Brown)
TaraLAFwild1982351984Atlanta Zoo
+ DottieLAFwild198226Atlanta Zoo2008-10-27
+ Zimba IILAFwild198510Duisburg Zoo1995-09-22
+ MugsyLAFwild1983-19831984Riddles Elephant and Wildlife Sanctuary
LauraLAFwild198235Ivory Haven Farm (Chuck Walters)
+ BarbaraLAFwild198222Culpepper and Merriweather Circus2004-01-00
+ JuneLAFwild1982171984Hollywild Animal Park (David Meeks)1999-10-05
KeniaLAFwild198334Circus Krone
+ EllkaLAFwild1981-19811983Jurgen C. Schulz
IvoryLAFwild1982351984Indianapolis Zoo
GulaLAFwild1981-00-0036Bojnice Zoo
MajaLAFwild1981-00-0036Bojnice Zoo
+ WankieLAFwild1982321984Kronberg Zoo2014-11-16
ZimbaLAFwild1982351984Kronberg Zoo
+ SandrinLAFwild198329Circus Krone2012-06-18
TembiLAFwild1982-00-0035Brian Boswells Circus
+ unknownLAwild0Jumbolair (Arthur Jones)
+ unknownLAwild0Jumbolair (Arthur Jones)
+ unknownLAwild0Jumbolair (Arthur Jones)
+ unknownLAwild0Jumbolair (Arthur Jones)
+ unknownLAwild0Jumbolair (Arthur Jones)
+ unknownLAwild0Jumbolair (Arthur Jones)
+ unknownLAwild0Jumbolair (Arthur Jones)
+ unknownLAwild0Jumbolair (Arthur Jones)
+ unknownLAwild0Jumbolair (Arthur Jones)
+ unknownLAwild0Jumbolair (Arthur Jones)
Mwana MashonaLAFwild1982351983Magdeburg Zoo
UmbuLAFwild1981361983Dvur Kralove Zoo
+ SetaLAFwild198120Dvur Kralove Zoo2001-09-23
+ AliLAMwild198024Kronberg Zoo2004-01-19
+ BoomerLAFwild198151983Columbus Zoo and Aquarium1986-06-22
+ LucyLAFwild1980-19801981Jurgen C. Schulz
LoisLAFwild1978391980Kansas City Zoo
LeaLAFwild1978391980Kansas City Zoo
Tasha (Natasha)LAFwild1976-12-00411978Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium
Renee (Mbili)LAFwild1979381981Toledo Zoo
+ Tembo (Loren)LAFwild197915Toledo Zoo1994-12-20
+ AhmedLAMwild1979131981Abilene Zoo1992-03-31
+ MachitoLAMwild1980321981Zoo Miami (Miami Metro Zoo)2012-07-03
ArubaLAFwild1979381981Kronberg Zoo
+ MojaLAFwild1979121981Dallas Zoo1991-11-12
+ MbiliLAFwild19795Dallas Zoo1984-10-29
+ Zimbabwe (Zimba)LAFwild197817Welsh Mountain Zoo1995-07-12
ShibiLAFwild1977-01-0140Howletts Wild Animal Park
+ ShapiLAFwild196923San Diego Safari Park (San Diego Wild Animal Park)1992-04-09
+ NyamandhlovuLAFwild197041971San Diego Safari Park (San Diego Wild Animal Park)1974-04-30
+ MendavuLAFwild1969141969San Diego Safari Park (San Diego Wild Animal Park)1983-09-19
+ Dashi (Dagi)LAFwild196848Berlin-Friedrichsfelde Tierpark2016-09-18
+ BimboLAMwild?Boras Zoo1977-00-00
+ CarlLAMwild192114Berlin Zoo1935
+ unknownLCMwild?Berlin Zoo1917-06-23
+ ClemLAMwild?Adventure Zone (Safari Par Excellence)2008-03-19
UnknownLAMwild198136Pamuzinda Safari Lodge
+ BandulaLAMwild198230Natal Zoological Gardens & Lion Park2012-10-11
JavaLAMwild197740Fasano Zoosafari
ChambaLAFwild1979381981Taipei Zoo
BettyLAFwild?Rene Casselly
MalaikaLAFwild1987301989EARS (Elephants of Africa Rescue Society)
MashibiLAFwild198532Circus Carl Busch
UnknownLAFwild198136Pamuzinda Safari Lodge
AidaLAFwild197740Fasano Zoosafari
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