African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Chikwenya at Pilanesberg Elephant Back Safaris

♀ Chikwenya



Species:African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 36 years old
Management:Free contact
Born:* 1985 wild
Birth place:
Capture: 1988
Total: 1 babies

1. Born 2006-11-15 Lesego
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Pilanesberg Elephant Back Safaris, in South Africa

Date of arrival

2002-00-00Pilanesberg Elephant Back Safaris
from Wild Horizons Elephant Camp

1996-11-00Wild Horizons Elephant Camp
from Braeside Farm (Rory Hensman)

1995-00-00Braeside Farm (Rory Hensman)
from Umsweswe Ranch

Record history
History of updates2007-05-15

Latest document update2020-10-18 06:25:24
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Chikwenya is a living Female ♀ African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) , located at Pilanesberg Elephant Back Safaris, in South Africa.

Chikwenya arrived Pilanesberg Elephant Back Safaris 2002-00-00, relocated from Wild Horizons Elephant Camp, in Zimbabwe.

In Pilanesberg Elephant Back Safaris, Chikwenya lives together with 5 other elephants with records as alive in this database:

  1. Lesego born 2006-11-15
  2. ,   
  3. Mana born 1986
  4. ,   
  5. Michael born 1985
  6. ,   
  7. Sapi born 1985
  8. ,   
  9. Sharu born 1984
  10. ,   
    See also a more detailed list with the elephants arrival dates etc.


  1. (M) 2006-11-15 Lesego


Chikwenya was born wild 1985, captured 1988 .

Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2021). Chikwenya, African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) located at Pilanesberg Elephant Back Safaris in South Africa. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 18 September 2021 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

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