Mutware at Akagera National Park

Male ♂ African Bush elephant (Loxodonta africana) Mutware at Akagera National Park

† Mutware
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Species: African Bush elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Male ♂ 48 years old
Dead date: 2018-09-26,
Death reason: age: natural causes
Location:Akagera National Park
ArrivedAkagera National Park 1975-00-00
from Bugesera District
Born:1970 wild in
Bugesera District
Document updated2018-09-28: new record, death report
In the year 1975, over 26 elephants were moved into Akagera National Park from Bugesera Kigali, these 7-year-old elephants also included 14 males and 12 females. And of these 3 were habituated and included Mutware the chief, Mwiza as well as Helico. Though the rest remained wild. With time, Mwiza and Helico followed the wild elephants thus leaving Mutware to remain lonely.

Sources, among others

  • https://allafrica.com/stories/201809280058.html
  • https://www.akageranationalpark.org/elephants-akagera.html

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