Harry
African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) at
Elephants of Eden (EOE) in South Africa

♂ Harry

Identification


Description

Species:African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Male ♂ 32 years old
Management:Free contact

People killed:2
Origin
Born:* 1989 wild
Birth place: in Kruger National Park
Offspring
Total: 3 babies

1. Born 2007-01-01 Shungu

2. Born 2009-06-20
(dead † 2009-08-06)
Bibi

3. Born 2013-05-21 Tembi
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Elephants of Eden (EOE), in South Africa

Date of arrival

2012-03-22Elephants of Eden (EOE)
from Knysna Elephant Park

1994-10-26Knysna Elephant Park
from Kruger National Park

Record history
History of updates2011-06-06: mankiller 2005, attack 2011.
2012-08-08: arrival date, and transfer date to EOE

Latest document update2020-10-18 06:25:24
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Biography

Location


Harry is a living Male ♂ African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) , located at the Elephants of Eden (EOE), in South Africa.

Harry arrived in 2012-03-22 to the Elephants of Eden (EOE), relocated from the Knysna Elephant Park, in South Africa.

Harry lives together with 8 other elephants at the Elephants of Eden (EOE):
  1. Namib born 1988
  2. Shanti born 2000?
  3. Tembi born 2013-05-21
  4. Tosha born 1988
  5. unknown
  6. unknown
  7. unknown
  8. unknown


See also a more detailed list with the elephants arrival dates etc.

Offspring


Total: 3 babies

  1. (M) 2007-01-01 Shungu
  2. (F) 2009-06-20 -- † 2009-08-06 Bibi
  3. (F) 2013-05-21 Tembi

Origin


Harry was born wild 1989 at Kruger National Park.


Comments / pictures

1994: Together with Sally, Harry was Knysnas first elephants, arriving in October.
2005-06: In June 2005, Harry trampled a handler to death.
2011-06-06: Handler Arnold Ndzwanana had to have one of his legs amputated after being tossed in the air and then trampled by the 22-year-old bull, Harry.

Reference list

References

Koehl, Dan, (2021). Harry, African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) located at Elephants of Eden (EOE) in South Africa. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 16 October 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=76. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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Categories1989 births | Breeding bulls | Elephants from Elephants of Eden (EOE) | South Africa | Mankillers | African savanna elephants


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