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

♂ Madiba
Alternative name: Ollie


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Species:African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Male ♂ 19 years old
Management:Wild elephant
Born:* 2003-09-00 wild
Birth place:
Capture: a river bed in Botswana
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Tsavo National Park, in Kenya

Date of arrival

Tsavo National Park
from DSWT Ithumba

2005-07-15DSWT Ithumba
from DSWT Nairobi nursery

2003-12-23DSWT Nairobi nursery
from Wildcare Africa Trust wildlife rehabilitation centre

Record history
History of updates2018-10-21: wild

Latest document update2020-10-18 06:25:24
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Madiba is a living Male ♂ African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) , located at the Tsavo National Park, in Kenya.

Madiba arrived to the Tsavo National Park unknown date, relocated from the DSWT Ithumba, in Kenya.

Madiba lives together with 127 other elephants at the Tsavo National Park:
detailed list with arrival dates etc.


Madiba was born wild 2003-09-00, captured at a river bed in Botswana.

Reference list


Koehl, Dan, (2021). Madiba, African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) located at Tsavo National Park in Kenya. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 21 January 2022 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

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