African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Bwana at Howletts Wild Animal Park

 ☨ ♂ Bwana  


EEP nr6801


Species:African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Male ♂ 17 years old
Born:* 1968 wild
Birth place: in Kruger National Park
Dead: 1985-03-27
Death reason: euthanised: arthritis
Total: 2 babies

1. Born 1982-05-25
(dead † 1989-09-29)
Sabi EEP id: 8215

2. Born 1985-07-02
(dead † 2013-04-02)
Swana EEP id: 8502
Present / last location:Howletts Wild Animal Park, in United Kingdom

Date of Arrival
(Presently sometimes errors!)

1971-00-00Howletts Wild Animal Park

Document updated2009-11-22: 
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† Bwana is a dead Male ♂ African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana), , who died at Howletts Wild Animal Park, in United Kingdom, from euthanised 1985-03-27. Official death reason described as arthritis. (see detailed list).


Total: 2 babies

  1. (F) 1982-05-25 -- † 1989-09-29 Sabi EEP id: 8215
  2. (F) 1985-07-02 -- † 2013-04-02 Swana EEP id: 8502


Bwana was born wild 1968 at Kruger National Park.

Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2021). Bwana, African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) located at Howletts Wild Animal Park in United Kingdom. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 27 July 2021 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

Sources used for this article is among others:

  • African Elephant Studbook, Europe Regional EEP
    by Amelia Terkel, Zoological center Tel Aviv, Ramat Gan, Israel


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