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

♂ Harry



Species:African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Male ♂ 35 years old
Management:Free contact

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

1. Born 2007-01-01 Shungu

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

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 updates2020-11-04

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

detailed list with arrival dates etc. of the other elephants
  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


Total: 3 babies

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


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


Koehl, Dan, (2024). Harry, African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) located at Elephants of Eden (EOE) in South Africa. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 25 July 2024 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=76. (archived at the Wayback machine)

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