Elephant locations in Botswana

12 locations has kept elephants in Botswana

There is presently 19 (6,13) living elephants in locations in Botswana (in this database)

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

Botswana has about apr 100 000wild elephants. Source:CITES

Location holdings:

12 locations has kept 32 elephants in Botswana

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

Elephants in locations19 (6,13) living13 (8,3) dead
Sex ratio and
Management:
 Male  6 / 19 
 32%
 Female  13 / 19 
 68%
 Free contact  12 / 19 
 63%
 Protected contact  0 / 19  0%
 No contact  0 / 19  0%
 Unknown contact  0 / 19  0%
 wild  7 / 19 
 37%

The Botswana elephant population estimates stand at 106 494 with a range of 84 898 to 128 090. The African elephant as a species account for about 30% of the total herbivore biomass of Botswana. The population continue to grow at a rate of approximately 5% per year
CITES

Reference list

Koehl, D., Facts about elephants in Botswana. Elephant Encyclopedia, (2020) available online retrieved 10-01 at https://www.elephant.se/country.php?name=Botswana. (archived at the Wayback machine)

Sources, among others

NameElephant collectionTypePlaceDistrictProvinceRegion
Abu Camp
Kept totally 22 elephants
, 8 present (1,7)8 births9 relocated5 deathscampMaunThe Okavango Delta
Chobe National Park
Kept totally 0 elephants
, 0 present (0,0)0 births0 relocated0 deathswild
Corea Elephant Orphanage
Kept totally 4 elephants
, 0 present (0,0)0 births4 relocated0 deathsorphanage
Kasane elephant orphanage (EWB)
Kept totally 0 elephants
, 0 present (0,0)0 births0 relocated0 deathsorphanageKasane
Living With Elephants (Sandi Groves)
Kept totally 3 elephants
, 2 present (1,1)0 births0 relocated1 deathsprivateMaun
Makgadikgadi National Park
Kept totally 1 elephants
, 1 present (1,0)0 births0 relocated0 deathswildMakgadikgadi Pans
Mashatu Game Reserve
Kept totally 9 elephants
, 0 present (0,0)0 births9 relocated0 deathswild
Okavango Delta
Kept totally 10 elephants
, 7 present (3,4)1 births1 relocated2 deathswild
Randall Moore
Kept totally 14 elephants
, 0 present (0,0)0 births11 relocated3 deathsprivate
Serendib Elephant Project
Kept totally 5 elephants
, 0 present (0,0)1 births3 relocated2 deathscampMokolodi Nature Reserve
Tuli Block
Kept totally 27 elephants
, 0 present (0,0)27 births27 relocated0 deathswild
Vumbra Concession
Kept totally 1 elephants
, 1 present (0,1)0 births0 relocated0 deathswildOkavango Delta

Elephants born in Botswana without specified birth location

24 elephants with records of Botswana as birth or capture country.

NameSpeciesSexOriginBirthAgeCapturePresent locationDeath date
YogaLAMwild1996241997Boras Zoo
nonameLAwild?Kissama National Park (Parque Nacional da Quissama)
nonameLAwild?Lochristi Zoo
nonameLAwild?Kissama National Park (Parque Nacional da Quissama)
nonameLAwild?Kissama National Park (Parque Nacional da Quissama)
nonameLAwild?Kissama National Park (Parque Nacional da Quissama)
nonameLAwild?Kissama National Park (Parque Nacional da Quissama)
nonameLAwild?Kissama National Park (Parque Nacional da Quissama)
nonameLAwild?Kissama National Park (Parque Nacional da Quissama)
nonameLAwild?Kissama National Park (Parque Nacional da Quissama)
MayaLAFwild1995251997Basel Zoo
RosyLAFwild1995251997Basel Zoo
MogliLAFwild1995251997Dresden Zoo
Sawu (Lulu)LAFwild1996241997Dresden Zoo
+ Kari (Khari)LAF1974321976Duisburg Zoo2006-06-07
MaybelLAFwild1976441978Zoo Miami (Miami Metro Zoo)
PeggyLAFwild1976441978Zoo Miami (Miami Metro Zoo)
+ JocaLAMwild197520Belo Horizonte (Jardim Zoológico de Belo Horizonte)1995-10-03
BeréLAFwild197545Belo Horizonte (Jardim Zoológico de Belo Horizonte)
+ DollyLAFwild196337Johannesburg Zoo2000-04-04
+ JumboLAMwild196039Johannesburg Zoo1999-07-22
MadibaLAMwild2003-09-0017Tsavo National Park
NalediLAMwild?Makgadikgadi National Park
Rainbow SpiritLAFwild?Vumbra Concession
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