Elephant Database
African Elephant Specialist Group

Population Survey

Zimbabwe
Phenotype: Savanna (based on geographical location)
Data contributed by peter.mwangi@iucn.org, last updated 06/03/2014
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10224 km²
Dryseason
18 transects
Recorded at stratum level
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The elephant population estimate of Gonarezhou landscape during the late dry season (October) of 2013. The estimate was carried out using the aerial sample count survey method with a fixed wing Cessna 185 aircraft. The survey covered the Gonarezhou National Park and the surrounding communal lands.
Source:Dunham, K.M., Van der Westhuizen, E., Van der Westhuizen, H.F. and Ndaimani, H. (2013). ‘Aerial survey of Elephants and other large herbivores in Gonarezhou National Park (Zimbabwe)and surrounding areas: 2013'. Zimbabwe: Frankfurt Zoological Society.
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