Where the ellie am I? Magnificent KZN tusker gets a new home

Tembe’s elephants are being rehomed to contain their numbers, boosting tourism and conservation elsewhere

13 October 2020 - 19:54 By Tony Carnie

A bull elephant with the potential to grow into one of Africa’s largest “tuskers” has been shifted to a community-owned game reserve due to the burgeoning number of elephants in KwaZulu-Natal’s famous Tembe Elephant Park.

Tembe, a 30,000ha reserve on the SA-Mozambique border, is home to a unique gene pool of large-tusked elephants that have survived centuries of onslaughts by ivory traders, hunters and poachers across the continent...

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