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

♂ Michael



Species:African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Male ♂ 36 years old
Management:Free contact
Born:* 1985 wild
Birth place: in Zambezi Valley
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

1999-07-24Wild Horizons Elephant Camp
from Braeside Farm (Rory Hensman)

1998-11-24Braeside Farm (Rory Hensman)
from Dombowiro Game Park (Ian Taylor)

Dombowiro Game Park (Ian Taylor)
from Zambezi Valley

Record history
History of updates2007-05-15

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

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

In Pilanesberg Elephant Back Safaris, Michael 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. Sapi born 1985
  8. ,   
  9. Sharu born 1984
  10. ,   
    See also a more detailed list with the elephants arrival dates etc.


Michael was born wild 1985 at Zambezi Valley.

Comments / pictures

1998: Jake, Emily, Janet, Michael and Damiano came from the Zambezi valley cull. They were moved from Dombowire Game Park, Bindura to Braeside on November 24, 1998.

1999: A year later, Damiano, Jake and Michael came to The Wild Horizons Elephant Camp on July 24, 1999.

Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2021). Michael, 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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