Kathy (Cathy)
African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) at
Abu Camp in Botswana

♀ Kathy (Cathy)


SSP nr341


Species:African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 56 years old
Management:Free contact
Born:* 1968 wild
Birth place:
Capture: 1971 Ruwenzori range
Imported:1971? by Chipperfield organisation (Chilworth)
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Abu Camp, in Botswana

Date of arrival

1990-00-00Abu Camp
from Randall Moore

1988-00-00Randall Moore
from African Lion Safari (Ontario)

1972-06-00African Lion Safari (Ontario)
from Woburn Safari Park

Woburn Safari Park
from Chipperfield organisation station

Record history
History of updates2024-01-09

Latest document update2021-09-18 09:08:25
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Kathy (Cathy) is a living Female ♀ African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) , located at the Abu Camp, in Botswana.

Kathy (Cathy) arrived in 1990-00-00 to the Abu Camp, relocated from the Randall Moore, in Botswana.


Kathy (Cathy) lives together with 7 other elephants at the Abu Camp:

detailed list with arrival dates etc. of the other elephants
  1. Abu born 2006-05-24
  2. Lorato born 2008-02-11
  3. Motlotlo born 2018-01-00
  4. Naledia born 2013-12-00
  5. Paseka born 2009
  6. Shirheni born 1986
  7. Warona born 2011-12-17


Kathy (Cathy) was born wild 1968, captured 1971 , captured at Ruwenzori range. and imported 1971? by Chipperfield organisation (Chilworth)

Comments / pictures

Originated from Uganda Ruwenzori range

Kathy and Samson were brought together to Canada from the Woburn Wild Animal Kingdom. They resided at the African Lion Safari for sixteen years before being sold to Randall Moore of Elephant Back Safari, where they returned to Africa to Botswana.

Reference list


Koehl, Dan, (2024). Kathy (Cathy), African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) located at Abu Camp in Botswana. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 17 June 2024 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=4729. (archived at the Wayback machine)

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Categories1968 births | Born in Uganda | 1971 captures | 1971 imports | Elephants from Abu Camp | Botswana | African savanna elephants

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