African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) at
The elephant camp (Wild Horizons) in Zimbabwe

♀ Emily



Species:African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 38 years old
Characteristics: left-handed and her right tusk is especially long
Management:Free contact
Born:* 1986 wild
Birth place: in Zambezi Valley
Capture: Zambezi valley
Total: 2 babies

1. Born 2004-00-00 Izibulo

2. Born 2009-09-23 Naledi
Locations - owners
Present / last location:The elephant camp (Wild Horizons), in Zimbabwe

Date of arrival

2008-00-00The elephant camp (Wild Horizons)
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

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History of updates2022-07-14

Latest document update2020-10-18 06:25:24
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Emily is a living Female ♀ African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) , located at the The elephant camp (Wild Horizons), in Zimbabwe.

Emily arrived in 2008-00-00 to the The elephant camp (Wild Horizons), relocated from the Wild Horizons Elephant Camp, in Zimbabwe.


Emily lives together with 12 other elephants at the The elephant camp (Wild Horizons):

detailed list with arrival dates etc. of the other elephants
  1. 3. ♀ Coco born ~1977
  2. 4. ♂ Doji (Madojwa)
  3. 5. ♂ Izibulo born 2004-00-00
  4. 6. ♂ Jake
  5. 7. ♀ Janet
  6. 8. ♂ Jock
  7. 9. ♂ Jumbo born 1983
  8. 10. ♀ Lulu
  9. 11. ♂ Mapfumo
  10. 12. ♀ Miss Ellie
  11. 13. ♀ Naledi born 2009-09-23
  12. 14. ♀ Tembi


  1. (M) 2004-00-00 Izibulo
  2. (F) 2009-09-23 Naledi


Emily was born wild 1986 at Zambezi Valley, captured at Zambezi valley.

Comments / pictures

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, Emily and Janet was relocated to Wild Horizons in 2000.

Emily was covered by a wild elephant that followed her for two weeks and then became mother of Izibulo.

Emily in The elephant camp (Wild Horizons)

Reference list


Koehl, Dan, (2024). Emily, African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) located at The elephant camp (Wild Horizons) in Zimbabwe. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 23 June 2024 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=4443. (archived at the Wayback machine)

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