SANParks Elephants

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SANParks Elephants

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Photographed at ********* Is it just a big one or is there a tusker in the area?

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Re: Identification Help – Tuskers

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Hi GP

Not familiar to me and perhaps the angle but tusks don't look too big. :hmz: However I will confirm with the experts :thumbs_up:
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Re: Identification Help – Tuskers

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Oumie wrote:Saw this guy near xxxx....

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This one On the xxxx road....

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This one near xxxx...

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This one also near xxxxx...

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Ellie 1&2
Nice tusks worth monitoring but not a large bull yet. Distinctive notch so it will be easy to monitor him.
Ellie 3
Tusks still too small
Ellie 4
This is an exciting one......Definitely a tusker but no ID markers visible so a definite ID not possible – do you have any other images of this bull Oumie?
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Another old boy from 2009 somewhere in the region of Mopani.

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Hi Robbert :hmz: Going to ask about this guy. Looks interesting :D
Nice picture :thumbs_up:
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Hi Robbert - although good thick ivory he is not a tusker. Thanks for the submission :thumbs_up:
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Elephant in Sabi area circa 1988

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I am attaching photographs of an elephant I took in the Sabi Sands area circa 1988 and wondering if this was one of the tuskers from those days.
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Hi wilddog.6 and a warm welcome to the forums.

I certainly will forward your photo's onto the team and post the feedback here :thumbs_up:

My thoughts are this is Phelwana but I'll wait for a response :wink:
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wilddog.6 the location unfortunately rules out my thought of this guy being Phelwana.

Difficult to make a call from these shots. Do you perhaps have any other shots which show his left ear more clearly?
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Re: Elephant in Sabi area circa 1988

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Hi I shall have a look and post what I have. Thanks
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Perfect - thanks :thumbs_up:
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These two were so cute and the best of friends!

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We saw this beautiful elephant on our recent trip to Kruger and we were wondering if he is known.
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Hi Jock,

Agree, beautiful indeed.

I will submit and give you feedback as soon as receive some. :thumbs_up:

Great pictures. Thank you.
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This elephant is a female, and we thought she was one that would worth keeping an eye on for the future. She has a very distinctive tear in her ear but she did making getting a good shot hard by hiding in the trees.
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