Tembe Elephants moved into Addo

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Re: Tembe Elephants moved into Addo

Post by Klipspringer » Fri Sep 13, 2019 4:40 pm



Here is a better photo: "Tembe", 11 September
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Re: Tembe Elephants moved into Addo

Post by PJL » Fri Sep 13, 2019 9:40 pm

Klipspringer wrote:
Fri Sep 13, 2019 4:23 pm
Lisbeth wrote:
Thu Sep 12, 2019 6:49 pm
One has obviously already been introduced, Ndoda Mfishane: https://www.africawild-forum.com/viewto ... 52#p468852

Information is always slightly superficial O**

Lisbeth, this was the assumption from the other thread.

"Tembe" is most likely a name he only got now.

I think, this bull is none of the elephants tourists can see in Tembe, but rather an unnamed bull from the northern half of the park where guests are not allowed.
Rumours were swirling around about the new bull last weekend and that was a photo I was sent that was supposedly the bull introduced. Having seen the photos of the one in transportation it's clearly not such a big tusker as Ndoda. Who knows... maybe he'll be introduced in due course -O-
Addo 2019 - irregular updates from Addo: https://africawild-forum.com/viewtopic.php?f=32&t=9385

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Re: Tembe Elephants moved into Addo

Post by PJL » Fri Sep 13, 2019 9:42 pm

Richprins wrote:
Fri Sep 13, 2019 10:18 am
I mean why such big tuskers! ;-)
Many of Addo's elephants are still tusk-less genetically. So the introduction of bulls with decent tusks is seen as a way of trying to help with that.
Addo 2019 - irregular updates from Addo: https://africawild-forum.com/viewtopic.php?f=32&t=9385

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Re: Tembe Elephants moved into Addo

Post by Klipspringer » Sat Sep 14, 2019 11:53 pm

The new introduced bull is "Vincent", one of the regulars at the waterhole in Tembe.

Here a recent webcam sighting from Tembe
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Re: Tembe Elephants moved into Addo

Post by Klipspringer » Sun Sep 15, 2019 3:06 am

From FB, photos by Anelle Paxton,13 September

Vincent close to Hapoor
Vincent 13 September.jpg
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SANParks gave him a new name 0- but it is still Vincent, known under this name for many years!

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Re: Tembe Elephants moved into Addo

Post by Lisbeth » Sun Sep 15, 2019 10:01 am

Why do things in an easy way, if they can be complicated O**
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