African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) at
Tsavo National Park in Kenya

♂ Lominyek

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Species:African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Male ♂ 28 years old
Management:Wild elephant
Born:* 1995-04-00 wild
Birth place: in Samburu National Reserve
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Tsavo National Park, in Kenya

Date of arrival

1997-02-00Tsavo National Park
from DSWT Voi

1996-00-00DSWT Voi
from DSWT Nairobi nursery

1996-07-12DSWT Nairobi nursery
from Samburu National Reserve

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Lominyek is a living Male ♂ African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) , located at the Tsavo National Park, in Kenya.

Lominyek arrived in 1997-02-00 to the Tsavo National Park, relocated from the DSWT Voi, in Kenya.

Lominyek lives together with 130 other elephants at the Tsavo National Park:

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Lominyek was born wild 1995-04-00 at Samburu National Reserve.

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His name means “The Lucky One” in the Samburu tribal dialect

Reference list


Koehl, Dan, (2023). Lominyek, African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) located at Tsavo National Park in Kenya. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 9 December 2023 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=2519. (archived at the Wayback machine)

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