African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) at
Tsavo National Park in Kenya

♀ Ithumba


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Species:African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 14 years old
Management:Wild elephant
Born:* 2008 wild
Birth place: in Tsavo National Park
Capture: 2010 stuck in the black cotton clay of Ithumba Dam
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Tsavo National Park, in Kenya

Date of arrival

Tsavo National Park
from DSWT Ithumba

DSWT Ithumba
from DSWT Nairobi nursery

DSWT Nairobi nursery
from DSWT Ithumba

2010-09-25DSWT Ithumba
from Tsavo National Park

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History of updates2018-12-10: new record

Latest document update2020-10-18 06:25:24
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Ithumba is a living Female ♀ African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) , located at the Tsavo National Park, in Kenya.

Ithumba arrived to the Tsavo National Park unknown date, relocated from the DSWT Ithumba, in Kenya.

Ithumba lives together with 127 other elephants at the Tsavo National Park:
detailed list with arrival dates etc.


Ithumba was born wild 2008 at Tsavo National Park, captured 2010 , captured at stuck in the black cotton clay of Ithumba Dam .

Reference list


Koehl, Dan, (2021). Ithumba, African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) located at Tsavo National Park in Kenya. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 21 January 2022 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

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