African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Murera at David Sheldrick Trust Umani Springs (Kibwezi Forest)


♀ Murera

Identification

Sheldrick orphans267

Description

Species:African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 12 years old
Management:Free contact
Origin
Born:* 2009-08-00 wild
Birth place:
Locations
Present / last location:David Sheldrick Trust Umani Springs (Kibwezi Forest), in Kenya

Date of Arrival
(Presently sometimes errors!)

2014-06-24David Sheldrick Trust Umani Springs (Kibwezi Forest)
from David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust Nairobi nursery
David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust Nairobi nursery 2012-02-21
from Meru National Park

Document updated2013-11-12: corrected records
2018-10-24: transferred Umani Springs
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Murera is a living Female ♀ African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) , located at David Sheldrick Trust Umani Springs (Kibwezi Forest), in Kenya.

Murera arrived David Sheldrick Trust Umani Springs (Kibwezi Forest) 2014-06-24, relocated from David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust Nairobi nursery, in Kenya.

In David Sheldrick Trust Umani Springs (Kibwezi Forest), Murera lives together with 12 other elephants with records in this database: (detailed list)

  1. Alamaya
  2. ,
  3. Enkesha
  4. ,
  5. Faraja born 2012-01-28
  6. ,
  7. Jasiri (albino) born 2011-12-10
  8. ,
  9. Lima Lima born 2012
  10. ,
  11. Mwashoti born 2012
  12. ,
  13. Ngasha born 2012
  14. ,
  15. Quanza born 2009
  16. ,
  17. Shukuru born 2009-09-00
  18. ,
  19. Sonje born 2011-04-20
  20. ,
  21. Ziwa
  22. ,
  23. Zongoloni born 2012?
  24. , (see detailed list).

Origin


Murera was born wild 2009-08-00.


Comments / pictures

Meru National Park: Stepped on elephants spikes, while another leg was severely hurt by the subsequent fall



Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2021). Murera, African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) located at David Sheldrick Trust Umani Springs (Kibwezi Forest) in Kenya. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 4 August 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=7847. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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Categories2009 births | Born in Kenya | Elephants from David Sheldrick Trust Umani Springs (Kibwezi Forest) | Kenya | African savanna elephants



This document was updated: 2020-10-18 06:25:24


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