Elephant locations in Cuba

5 locations has kept elephants in Cuba

There is presently 7 (1,6) living elephants in locations in Cuba in this database

Region: Cuba is in this database included in northamerica
Location holdings: 5 locations has kept 12 elephants in Cuba

(Database tables with collection of elephants further down on the page)
Elephants in locations7 (1,6) living 5 (0,2) dead
2013: Namibia will airlift 10 rhinoceros and five elephants to Cuba in September, concluding a massive translocation project of 135 animals taken from its national parks, the environment ministry said Wednesday. The 15 animals will be captured from the Etosha National Park in northern Namibia—one of the country's major tourist attractions—plus a nearby smaller game reserve, the Waterberg Plateau, environment and tourism deputy-minister Pohamba Shifeta told AFP.

The project, dubbed "Noah's Ark II", fulfills a promise to the Cuban government in 2009 during a visit to Namibia by the country's president, Raul Castro.

Recommended Citation

Koehl, Dan, Facts about elephants in Cuba. Elephant Encyclopedia, (2024) available online retrieved 2024-06-24 at https://www.elephant.se/country.php?name=Cuba.
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NameElephant collectionPlace
Cuba unspecified location
(private) Kept totally 1 elephants
, 0 present (0,0) 0 births0 relocated1 deaths
Havana National Zoo
(zoo) Kept totally 7 elephants
, 7 present (1,6) 0 births0 relocated0 deathsHabana
Havana Zoological Garden
(zoo) Kept totally 4 elephants
, 0 present (0,0) 0 births0 relocated4 deathsHabana
Santos Argos Circus
(circus) Kept totally 1 elephants
, 0 present (0,0) 0 births1 relocated0 deaths
Santos y Artega
(circus) Kept totally 2 elephants
, 0 present (0,0) 0 births2 relocated0 deaths