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Eleanor at Tsavo National Park

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Female ♀ African Bush elephant Eleanor at Tsavo National Park

† Eleanor
ID Number:Local id Number: 21 - 
21 in List of elephant orphans rescued by The David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust, Nairobi, Kenya - 
Species: African Bush elephant
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Status:Lost to follow-up
Management:Assumed dead
Location:Tsavo National Park
ArrivedTsavo National Park 1996-06-00
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Born:1958 wild in
Samburu National Reserve
Offspring and year of birth:(Claimed offspring: 3)
  1. (unknown) 1997? noname (wild)
  2. (unknown) 2001 unknown (wild)
  3. (unknown) 2006 unknown (wild)
Document updated2018-10-20: link to newsletter about her 3 offspring
Eleonor was orphaned when she was 2 years old and named for Lady Eleanor Renison, the wife of the then Governor of Kenya, who was in the party that found and saved her.

Eleanor arrived at the Elephant Stockades in Tsavo late one afternoon in 1965.

Sources, among others

  • http://www.sheldrickwildlifetrust.org/html/elephant_archival.asp
  • https://www.sheldrickwildlifetrust.org/PDF/Newsletter2006.pdf

  • Eleanor on Elephant Orphan Profiles, at sheldrickwildlifetrust.org, website for The David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust

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