African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) at
DSWT Umani Springs (Kibwezi Forest) in Kenya

♀ Zongoloni


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Species:African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Female ♀ maybe about 11 years old (estimated age)
Management:Free contact
Born:* 2012? wild
Birth place:
Capture: Mgeno ranch, Taita Estate
Locations - owners
Present / last location:DSWT Umani Springs (Kibwezi Forest), in Kenya

Date of arrival

2018-06-27DSWT Umani Springs (Kibwezi Forest)
from DSWT Nairobi nursery

Record history
History of updates2018-10-24: new record, transferred to Umangi Springs

Latest document update2020-10-18 06:25:24
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Zongoloni is a living Female ♀ African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) , located at the DSWT Umani Springs (Kibwezi Forest), in Kenya.

Zongoloni arrived in 2018-06-27 to the DSWT Umani Springs (Kibwezi Forest), relocated from the DSWT Nairobi nursery, in Kenya.

Zongoloni lives together with 11 other elephants at the DSWT Umani Springs (Kibwezi Forest):
  1. 1. ♂ Alamaya
  2. 2. ♀ Enkesha
  3. 3. ♂ Faraja born 2012-01-28
  4. 4. ♂ Jasiri (albino) born 2011-12-10
  5. 5. ♀ Lima Lima born 2012
  6. 6. ♀ Murera born 2009-08-00
  7. 7. ♂ Mwashoti born 2012
  8. 8. ♂ Ngasha born 2012
  9. 9. ♀ Quanza born 2009
  10. 10. ♀ Sonje born 2011-04-20
  11. 11. ♀ Ziwa

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Zongoloni was born wild 2012?, captured at Mgeno ranch, Taita Estate.

Reference list


Koehl, Dan, (2023). Zongoloni, African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) located at DSWT Umani Springs (Kibwezi Forest) in Kenya. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 1 December 2023 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=11921. (archived at the Wayback machine)

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