Api Elephant Domestication Center in Congo

Api Elephant Domestication Center
First elephant1902
Stopped elephants1930
Closed down1930

Elephants were caught at the elephant hunting reserve of the Bas Uele.

For many years all capture and training operations were coordinated by Commandant P.P.M. Offerman.
1910: 35 elephants.
1930: All elephants moved to Gangala-na-bodio some 250 miles east on Api. Guestbook Recent changes-updates Glossary - Encyclopedia Frequently asked questions Elephant Facts & Trivia Evolution Extinct:Proboscidea Species Anatomy Diseases People Care Footcare Training Breeding Database Location database Shiva Organizations Literature F Posters Website Webrings Contact Selected links News