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

♂ Sharu



Species:African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Male ♂ 37 years old
Management:Free contact
Born:* 1984 wild
Birth place:
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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Sharu is a living Male ♂ African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) , located at Pilanesberg Elephant Back Safaris, in South Africa.

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

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

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


Sharu was born wild 1984.

Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2021). Sharu, 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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