African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Matambu (wild) at Kruger National Park

♂ Matambu (wild)

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Species:African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Male ♂
Characteristics:almost totally blind
Management:Wild elephant
Born:* wild
Birth place: in Kruger National Park
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Kruger National Park, in South Africa

Date of arrival

Kruger National Park
Record history
History of updates2020-09-19

Latest document update2020-10-18 06:25:24
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Matambu (wild) is a living Male ♂ African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) , located at Kruger National Park, in South Africa.

Matambu (wild) arrived Kruger National Park unknown date,

In Kruger National Park, Matambu (wild) lives together with 6 other elephants with records as alive in this database:

  1. Addis Adiba (wild)
  2. ,   
  3. Apollo (wild)
  4. ,   
  5. Bigflap (wild)
  6. ,   
  7. Classic (wild)
  8. ,   
  9. General (wild)
  10. ,   
  11. Proud (wild)
  12. ,    and possibly other wild elephants which have no record in this database
    See also a more detailed list with the elephants arrival dates etc.


Matambu (wild) was born wild at Kruger National Park.

Comments / pictures

2005-06-16: first documented sighting
2019-05: a severe infection near the base of his tail and his underparts

Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2021). Matambu (wild), African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) located at Kruger National Park in South Africa. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 18 September 2021 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

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