Nkombo Tusker of Kruger National Park

Sat Mar 22, 2014 3:06 pm

Nkombo in the Shingwedzi riverbed on 24th October 2014

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NSHAWANI

Sat Mar 22, 2014 3:14 pm

NSHAWANI

Characteristics
Almost clean right ear, only a small hole in the lower part of the earlobe, a u-shaped notch in the left ear with a loose piece of skin and just above this notch a smaller v-shaped notch. The left tusk is broken. The right tusk is long and shaped in a classical way.

Range
Mopani

Tuskers of Africa - Nshawani

Nshawani Tusker Kruger National Park

Sat Mar 22, 2014 3:19 pm

During our trip from november 26th 2011 till december 14th 2011.


On almost running out of time for closing time at Mopani

NSHAWANI , you just can see his big right tusk

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NTOMBAZANA

Sat Mar 22, 2014 3:21 pm

NTOMBAZANA

Named by SANParks.

Characteristics
Small V-shaped notch in left ear and about 10cm above this notch he has a hole. Some small notches in right ear near the centre of his ear lobe.
Left tusk more curved then right one.

Range
Mopani - Letaba

Tuskers of Africa - Ntombazana

Ntombazana Tusker Kruger National Park

Sat Mar 22, 2014 3:25 pm

November 2009

Ntombazana the Elephant (thanks to Aat for an amazing ID). We'd never seen an adult Elephant in this pose. Elephants have trouble breathing when they lie down and we thought he was dead. Fortunately he'd gotten up and moved on we went back later to check!

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NWAMBU

Sat Mar 22, 2014 3:27 pm

NWAMBU

Characteristics
Right ear: U-shaped notch and small loose piece of skin (center), left ear: small piece of loose skin (center).
Tusks: almost same length, widely spread and left a bit more curved.

Range
Mopani

Tuskers of Africa - Nwambu

Nwambu Tusker Kruger National Park

Sat Mar 22, 2014 3:30 pm

During our trip from november 26th 2011 till december 14th 2011.


As Tusker whisperer… (some do think I am…., don’t know why…)
I met NWAMBU , one of the named tuskers , so always a highlight
This one included the location where I found him…so nice

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RICEHO

Sat Mar 22, 2014 3:33 pm

RICEHO

Characteristics
Both ears are clean. Classic and thick tusks.

Range
Shingwedzi

Tuskers of Africa - Riceho

Riceho Tusker Kruger National Park

Sat Mar 22, 2014 3:36 pm

RICEHO

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Shingwedzi - 3. 4. 2011 - 13h08


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1. 4. 20011 - 06h19

Riceho Tusker Kruger National Park

Sat Mar 22, 2014 3:38 pm

2011


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