Nyaka Nyaka at Elephant Back Safaris (Abu Camp)

† Nyaka Nyaka
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Species: African Bush elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Male ♂ 27 years old
Dead date: 2000-05-05
Death reason: euthanised:
People killed:1
Location:Elephant Back Safaris (Abu Camp)
ArrivedElephant Back Safaris (Abu Camp)
Born:1973 unknown
Document updated2010-09-23: 

2000-05-05: Ride Elephant Kills Handler in Botswana - A 27-year-old African bull elephant, Nyaka Nyaka, used by Elephant Back Safaris in Botswana (run by Randall Moore of the United States), charged and killed a 28-year-old safari guide, Andre Klocke, the safari company said Friday. Nyaka Nyaka was euthanized Friday on Moores orders.

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